Tops Friendly Markets to hold its annual March Out Hunger campaign

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, western Vermont, and north central Massachusetts, is pleased to announce its annual March Out Hunger campaign. Proceeds from this annual event, now in its 16th year, will benefit Catholic Charities Samaritan Center Food Pantry […]

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu

Colruyt partners with the Belgian NGO to support cooperative of small coffee growers in North Kivu   Halle, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A container of green coffee arrived today (13 October 2017) at Colruyt Group’s roasting centre in Ghislenghien. It comes from North Kivu, a region plagued by many difficulties, in the east of […]

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bray Hockey Club Scoops top prize of €10,000  This year, over 3,000 clubs registered for the Topaz’ Cash for Clubs initiative. Since its launch in 2015, Cash for Clubs has […]

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil

Carrefour launches My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform in Brazil   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour launches in Brazil the My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform  which concentrates the company’s retail services in a single democratic, free and national benefits program, composed of offers, coupons and other exclusive and personalised advantages.    […]

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste

Barilla and Carrefour team up to educate customers on reducing food waste   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour is actively involved in reducing and reusing food waste. Various actions involving customers, suppliers, stores and employees were carried out to achieve this objective. The Group wants to go even further and has announced […]

Asda research reveals 40% of Brits would rather give up chocolate than cheese

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A fromage frenzy is sweeping the nation – 40% of Brits reveal they would rather give up chocolate than cheese. Half of Brits would sacrifice social media for cheese. Nearly one in five admit they can’t live without cheese and find themselves regularly craving it. It’s one […]

Asda launches NEW duck range

Watch out! There’s a new meat in town and it’s set to reinvent family mealtime favourites! Asda’s NEW duck range is taking centre stage in Sunday roasts and succulent steak dinners – you’ll wonder why you’ve never had it before! LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda Extra Special Duck Breast Steaks Sink […]

Matthieu Malige appointed Chief Financial Officer of Groupe Carrefour

Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Matthieu Malige is appointed, effective today (10/16/2017), Chief Financial Officer of Groupe Carrefour. He succeeds Pierre Jean Sivignon, who, faced with personal difficulties, has asked Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alexandre Bompard to relieve him of his duties. While regretting this decision, Alexandre Bompard understands it and commends […]

RUSSIA: X5 opens newly refurbished Karusel hypermarket on Savushkin Street in St Petersburg

Moscow, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE: FIVE), announces the opening of a refurbished Karusel hypermarket on Savushkin Street in St Petersburg. The redesigned store is the first to feature the updated Karusel logo and some other elements of the chain’s new concept. The […]

Ahold USA brands strengthen their digital capabilities and optimize their eCommerce offerings with new initiatives

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Are you looking for more savings, faster shopping and a more transparent connection with your local grocer? The Ahold USA brands are working hard to make it happen. Stop & Shop, Giant Food Stores, Martin’s Food Markets and Peapod have launched a series of initiatives to strengthen […]

ShopRite donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross and 100,000 bottles of water to Puerto Rico

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite this month donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross and 100,000 bottles of water to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico, and last month a ShopRite tractor-trailer loaded with supplies was dispatched to the Houston Food Bank to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. In the wake of three […]

New World and PAK’nSAVE support the New Zealand Blood Service’s Missing Type campaign

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World and PAK’nSAVE are pleased to show their support for the New Zealand Blood Service’s Missing Type campaign. Customers will notice the letters O and A disappear from the New World and PAK’nSAVE’s logos on the brands’ digital channels, between October 16 and 18. This […]

Sprouts Farmers Market to issue Q3 2017 financial results on Thursday, November 2, 2017

PHOENIX, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Oct. 10, 2017 ) announced it will issue financial results for the 13-week third quarter ended October 1, 2017 before the market opens on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Following the release, Sprouts management will conduct a conference call at 7:00 a.m. PDT […]

Raley’s dispatched two refrigerated trucks with supplies to Sonoma and Napa Counties

TRAGEDY HITS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — As 17 separate fires burn across eight counties, encompassing a 115,000 acre area of Northern California, more than 20,000 people have been evacuated, and countless people have lost their homes, their businesses, their schools, and are displaced from their community. The scale of this tragedy is unimaginable, and as a Northern CA […]

Old pound coins will still be accepted at Tesco for one more week

Tesco helps customers who still have old pound coins after Sunday’s deadline. Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recent months, businesses across the UK have been preparing for the introduction of the new twelve sided £1 coin. From Monday 16 October, as the old ‘round’ pound coin ceases to be […]

Harris Teeter to open its Belmont Town Center location on Tuesday, Oct. 24

Company to Celebrate Grand Opening with Sampling Event Matthews, NC, 2017-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its Belmont Town Center location on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event. This event […]

Wegmans Food Markets’ newest store in Medford donates 17,523 pounds of food to The Greater Boston Food Bank

BOSTON, MA, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets’ newest location in Medford will deliver a tractor-trailer filled with 17,523 pounds of non-perishable food to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) on Thursday, October 12 at 10 a.m. The Greater Boston Food Bank will, in turn, distribute the items to food pantries, including those […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its thirty seventh supermarket in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its thirty seventh supermarket in Moscow. The new store is in 6 Partizan street, Tuchkovo. The store has a total area of 1,053 sq.m with 640 sq.m […]

SPAR Italy Partners sponsor Serie A team FC Crotone for the 2017/2018 season

SPAR Italy Partners sponsor Serie A team FC Crotone for the 2017/2018 season   Italy, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two SPAR Italy Partners are sponsoring Serie A football teams this season. DESPAR Southern and Central Italy Partner, Maiora is sponsoring Serie A (Italy’s top football league) team FC Crotone during the 2017/2018 season. […]

ShopRite sponsors the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival

ShopRite sponsors the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival   Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite will celebrate its 10th anniversary as a presenting sponsor of the Grand Tasting at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival […]

NEW ZEALAND: New World unveils new initiatives to reducing the impact of plastic waste in the environment

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World is committed to reducing the impact of plastic waste in our environment – and the BagVote campaign was just the start. When we launched the project the discussion was all about introducing a levy, so we wanted to ask our customers what they thought. […]

Majid Al Futtaim further expands in Kenya with the opening of its third Carrefour hypermarket

Move illustrates Majid Al Futtaim’s plan to grow presence in Kenya and the greater East African region Nairobi, Kenya, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today (OCTOBER 05, 2017) announced that it will open its third hypermarket in […]

Carrefour announces winners of the 3rd Romanian edition of “Challenge of Suppliers” competition

Carrefour announces winners of the 3rd Romanian edition of “Challenge of Suppliers” competition   Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The third Romanian edition of Carrefour’s “Challenge of Suppliers” competition, organized by Carrefour in all 10 countries in which it operates, ended yesterday, October 2, in Bucharest, with the premiere of the three winners: […]

Carrefour and its franchisee MAF partner to promote equal opportunities in Egypt

Boulogne-Billancourt‎, France, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour and its franchisee MAF join forces in Egypt to champion equal opportunitiesThe “Egyptian Women: Pioneers of the Future” project, jointly developed by the French & Egyptian governments, was launched on 19 April. The purpose of this initiative is to promote equal opportunities for Egyptian men and […]

Tesco raised funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation during Land’s End to John O’Groats charity walk

Thousands of Tesco colleagues have walked in relay from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco colleagues from across the UK have completed their epic charity walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The massive […]

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance

Sainsbury’s rolls out fuelService app to enable disabled drivers pre-book refuelling assistance   Sainsbury’s has rolled out an app with not-for-profit organisation fuelService to enable drivers to pre-book assistance when refuelling their cars at a Sainsbury’s petrol station fuelService app enables disabled and vulnerable drivers to ask ahead for assistance Sainsbury’s hopes to give disabled […]

Asda: ‘Audrey’s Tiger Bread’ named after loyal 85-year-old customer Audrey Bond

Asda: ‘Audrey’s Tiger Bread’ named after loyal 85-year-old customer Audrey Bond   Audrey’s Tiger Bread’ named after loyal 85-year-old customer, Audrey Bond, who has been giving tips and hints to Asda bakers for years on how to improve the product. Audrey captured the hearts of customers after her story hit social media, with fans of […]

Asda: Customers can enjoy British tomatoes all-year-round thanks to innovative LED technology

Asda: Customers can enjoy British tomatoes all-year-round thanks to innovative LED technology   Asda leads the way in technological innovation for tomatoes, which will see British tomatoes available all-year-round. Just over 200 million tomatoes are plucked from the LED-laden vines for Asda each year LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers can enjoy […]

Asda introduces the Cheese Advent Calendar this Christmas

Asda introduces the Cheese Advent Calendar this Christmas   Fromage lovers rejoice as Asda launches Cheese Advent Calendar Complete with 24 delicious cheeses, including Applewood, Mexicana and Jarlsberg LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — From chocolate to beauty and even gin – it’s not a true Christmas without an advent calendar. And now, […]

Whole Foods Market voluntarily recalls 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran that contains undeclared peanuts

Whole Foods Market voluntarily recalls 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran that contains undeclared peanuts   Austin, Texas, United States, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market stores is voluntarily recalling 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran because the product contains undeclared peanuts that were not listed on the product label. People who have […]