Whole Foods Market announces its annual Sommelier Best in Class Holiday Wines for the holiday season

Holiday wine list curated by in-house Master Sommelier AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Nov-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market today announced its annual Sommelier Best in Class Holiday Wines for the holiday season. Devon Broglie, Master Sommelier, selected 10 wines to pair exceptionally well with the flavors and celebrations of the season. These carefully chosen bottles offer […]

The Iceland Group opens its 53rd The Food Warehouse store; reaches new milestone of 900 stores in UK

London, 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Iceland Group this week reached the new milestone of 900 UK stores, with the opening of the 53rd of its larger stores under The Food Warehouse fascia in South Bristol. The Group has grown its total UK estate by 100 stores in just over four years, creating more […]

Lenta signs contract with Russian fish producer for fresh Karelian trout

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announces that it has signed a contract securing supply of farmed Karelian trout for direct deliveries to its hypermarkets in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Lenta is the first Russian retailer to have signed a […]

Dunkin’ Brands earns 90% in its debut on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Dunkin’ Brands Earns 90% on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality Canton, Mass., 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. the franchisor of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, received a score of 90% in its debut on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report […]

Dunkin’ Donuts unveils its 2017 holiday lineup

Dunkin’ Donuts unveils its 2017 holiday lineup   Arriving by November 20: New Frosted Sugar Cookie Donut, Gingerbread Cookie Donut and Snowflake Sprinkle Donut Peppermint Mocha and Brown Sugar Cinnamon flavored coffees will return for holidays, along with a special new festive holiday “Joy” cup design CANTON, MA, 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — As […]

Schnucks makes a “Fresh Every Day” pledge to customers

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the holidays, Schnucks stores in the St. Louis area are making a “Fresh Every Day” pledge to customers. “Fresh Every Day is our commitment to bringing customers the freshest food possible. However, it’s also a challenge to our teammates and our company as […]

Topaz’s Re.Store wins best ‘Grab and Go Breakfast’ at the 2017 Irish Quality Food Awards for its Clonakilty Black Pudding & Bacon Granary Toast

Topaz’s Re.Store wins best ‘Grab and Go Breakfast’ at the 2017 Irish Quality Food Awards for its Clonakilty Black Pudding & Bacon Granary Toast   Re.Store Scoops Quality Food Award for its Delicious Breakfast Toast DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Re.store, Topaz (Circle K Ireland)’s healthy ‘food on the go’ concept, has […]

Asda introduces Extra Special Wagyu Beef Dripping Roast Potatoes

Asda introduces Extra Special Wagyu Beef Dripping Roast Potatoes   Make room for the most luxurious spuds yet – Asda’s NEW Wagyu Beef Dripping Potatoes Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just when you thought peak potato perfection had been reached with goose fat potatoes, Asda has raised its spud game to divine […]

PRODUCT RECALL: Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

PRODUCT RECALL: Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes   Front Royal, Virginia, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods LLC. of Front Royal, Virginia is voluntarily recalling one product, Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans, due to potential contamination with Listeria […]

Russian food retailer X5 opens its trade representative office in Hong Kong

Moscow, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the opening of its trade representative office in Hong Kong. A permanent presence in Hong Kong, the business getaway to South-Eastern Asia, will enable X5’s procurement team to improve purchasing terms and […]

Raley’s expands its Ready-To-Go meal options with 32 different meals

Raley’s expands its Ready-To-Go meal options with 32 different meals   Expanded program includes over 32 options for an affordable price Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to USDA data, on an average day, Americans spend 37 minutes preparing and cleaning up their meals and some say it can range up to […]

Tesco unveils its 2017 Christmas campaign; will donate £1 for every fresh turkey sold to help people in need this holiday season

Tesco kicks off “Everyone’s Welcome” Christmas campaign and pledges to donate £1 for every fresh turkey sold to help people in need. Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched its 2017 Christmas campaign with the first of five television adverts airing on ITV last night. This year, the retailer […]

Starbucks opens the first Princi bakery location in the U.S. at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle

Starbucks opens the first Princi bakery location in the U.S. at its Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle   Acclaimed artisan baker Rocco Princi brings the craft of bread baking, exceptional ingredients and the “Spirito di Milano” to customers for the first time in the United States Freshly baked onsite, the artisanal Italian food experience joins […]

SONIC® Drive-In announces new seasonal treat the Holiday Mint® Master Shake™ and Master Blast®

SONIC® Drive-In announces new seasonal treat the Holiday Mint® Master Shake™ and Master Blast®   America’s Drive-In unveils a variety of treats for guests to satisfy their sweet tooth OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tis the season to celebrate and SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is putting a spin on a traditional holiday classic with the Holiday […]

ALDI and Venmo launch new campaign to raise one million meals for families in need in honor of Friendsgiving

First-of-Its-Kind Emoji Will Help Provide One Million Meals to Families in Need Through Feeding America® Batavia, Ill., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI and Venmo, a popular mobile app that makes it easy for friends to exchange money, announced a new campaign that lets Americans help give one million meals to families in need in […]

Whole Foods Market reveals the most anticipated food trends for 2018

Whole Foods Market reveals the most anticipated food trends for 2018   Retailer’s global and local experts forecast up-and-coming flavors, products and culinary influences AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s global buyers and experts today (Nov. 6, 2017) announced the most anticipated food trends for the year ahead. Floral flavors, functional mushrooms and […]

Co-op supports Booth Centre’s annual Manchester Sleepout to raise awareness and confront challenges of homelessness

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hundreds are set to sleep out in support of homeless people this Friday (10 November) as the Booth Centre hosts its annual Manchester Sleepout. A record number of people have registered to take part in the event which is taking place at the city’s Cathedral. The Manchester […]

Carrefour launches the Únicos programme in Brazil; one of its initiatives to combat and minimize food wastage

Carrefour launches the Únicos programme in Brazil; one of its initiatives to combat and minimize food wastage   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has launched the Únicos programme in Brazil, a marketing initiative for quality produce which does not correspond to the traditional food aesthetic marketing standards. In all, there are more […]

Starbucks to sell assets of the Tazo brand to Unilever for $384 million

Starbucks to sharpen its focus on its up-leveled tea strategy with Teavana, furthering its growth and innovation in the super premium tea category Seattle, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced entry into a definitive agreement for Unilever to acquire the assets of the Tazo brand including its signature recipes, intellectual property […]

Asda unveils its Christmas Imaginarium

Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Tis the season for festive adverts and this Sunday evening (5th November), Asda is set to unveil its offer for 2017 with a journey into the magical world of Asda’s very own Christmas workshop – the Imaginarium. The 60 second ad will launch in the first ad break […]

Whole Foods Market offers new selection from Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie shop this holiday season

AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season, Whole Foods Market is offering a sweet new selection from cult-favorite Brooklyn-based pie shop, Four & Twenty Blackbirds. The nine-inch Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan Pie is available nationwide and made from a special recipe combining pecans and 72 percent bittersweet chocolate in a rich custard. […]

Morrisons helps growers sell superficially damaged apples with the launch of wonky British apples

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has launched a range of wonky British apples to help growers sell apples superficially damaged by unusual frosts which occurred earlier this year. Millions of apples have been affected by adverse weather conditions which have left a brown ring known as “frost eye” around the some […]

Chipotle announces buy-one-get-one (BOGO) offer for Active Military and Veterans on Nov. 7

Chipotle announces buy-one-get-one (BOGO) offer for Active Military and Veterans on Nov. 7   Active military and veterans can receive buy-one-get-one Chipotle on Nov. 7, a week before Veterans Day DENVER, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of those who serve, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will offer our country’s heroes a special thank you with a buy-one-get-one […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs launches Eat My Lunch meals at New World Victoria Park

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week saw the retail launch in New World Victoria Park of Eat My Lunch.  This means that customers looking for a delicious lunch or dinner can purchase a Michael Meredith designed meal as part of their everyday shop, knowing that a New Zealand child will […]

Ben & Jerry’s unveils its first Special Stash flavor Marshmallow Moon with Jimmy Fallon

Ben & Jerry’s unveils its first Special Stash flavor Marshmallow Moon with Jimmy Fallon   Tonight Show Star’s Exclusive, Extremely Limited Time Flavor Kicks off Ben & Jerry’s Special Stash E-Commerce Offering; Benefits SeriousFun Children’s Network Burlington, VT, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon had a special treat for lucky […]

Dunkin’ Donuts thanks Veterans and active duty military with a free donut On Saturday, November 11

Dunkin’ Donuts thanks Veterans and active duty military with a free donut On Saturday, November 11   On November 11, Veterans and active duty military can enjoy a free donut at Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, no purchase necessary Dunkin’ Donuts to support Homes For Our Troops with $10,000 donation, a year’s worth of coffee and a […]

The Wendy’s Company declares regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today (Nov. 2, 2017) announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share, payable on December 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2017. The approximate number of common shares outstanding as of October 31, 2017 was 242.2 million. About The Wendy’s Company The Wendy’s Company is […]

The Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2017-18 reveals top food, drink and shopping trends

London, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Waitrose Food & Drink Report 2017-18 shows today’s consumer is firmly in the driving seat. Whether shopping or eating, we do what we want, when we want. Three quarters of Brits say dining out alone is more socially acceptable than it was five years ago, with a […]

Timothy Goodman to bring his signature hand-illustrated style to the labels of award-winning ALDI wines

Batavia, Ill., 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI has partnered with acclaimed artist, designer and illustrator Timothy Goodman for the upcoming release of a limited edition reserve wine collection. Known for his bold, text-based murals, Goodman traded walls for wine labels to bring his signature hand-illustrated style to a selection of award-winning ALDI wines. The […]

Costa Coffee unveils its best ever Christmas menu

London, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The nation’s favourite coffee shop, Costa Coffee, today (Nov 01, 2017) unveils its new festive menu, due to land in stores across the UK from 2 November 2017. Costa’s best ever Christmas menu is set to bring festive cheer to Christmas shoppers all over the country as the food […]