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 […]

Whole Foods Market 365® Concord to feature Next Level Burger and Urban Remedy

CONCORD, California, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market 365 will be joined by Next Level Burger and Urban Remedy when it opens on December 6 in Concord. The 29,200-square-foot store will feature Next Level Burger, a 100% plant-based burger joint founded by husband and wife team Cierra and Matthew de Gruyter, and Urban Remedy, […]

Stater Bros. Markets expands Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service

Stater Bros. Markets Continues to Expand Instacart’s Same-Day Grocery Home Delivery Service SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Oct-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets is committed to enhancing our customer’s shopping experience while providing convenient solutions to meet their lifestyle needs through the partnership of Instacart online grocery ordering and home delivery service. On October 4th, […]

ENGLAND: B&M opens new store at Abbey Retail Park in Daventry

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — B&M continued its growth today (04 October 2017) as a new store was opened on Abbey Retail Park in Daventry. The latest addition to B&M’s portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating 45 jobs for people from the area. As part […]

SPAR Guangdong supports programmes for children in Dongguan Province

SPAR Guangdong supports programmes for children in Dongguan Province   Guangdong, China, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Partners in China are very actively involved in community initiatives. Here, we share details of only two of the recently held programmes for children, focused on Dongguan Province. SPAR Guangdong launched the Hazeline Jingxin Green Backpack Charitable event for […]

Pantene Care Beyond Hair Tour at the ShopRite kicks off; people can donate their hair to benefit women with cancer

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite is partnering with Pantene® for its Care Beyond Hair Tour, exclusively at ShopRite, to donate hair and raise funds for Pantene Beautiful Lengths Fund, a program created in partnership with the American Cancer Society to provide free, real-hair wigs to women who have lost their hair due […]

Tesco predicts L.O.L Surprise Ball to top kids’ Christmas wish lists

Tesco predicts L.O.L Surprise Ball to top kids’ Christmas wish lists   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A mega version of this year’s most popular toy has just gone on sale and is predicted by Tesco toy experts to top many kids’ Christmas wish lists. Since being launched in March […]

Tesco’s finest North Row Sauvignon Blanc 2016 crowned best Sauvignon Blanc in Britain

Tesco’s finest North Row Sauvignon Blanc 2016 crowned best Sauvignon Blanc in Britain   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A wine from the Tesco finest* range has been crowned best Sauvignon Blanc in the country following the announcement of the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) trophies today (2 Oct […]

Retailers and distributors recognized by the Certified Angus Beef® brand for their leadership

NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — As consumer demand for great-tasting beef continues to grow, retailers play an important role in satisfying their needs. Retailers and distributors were recognized by the Certified Angus Beef ® brand for their leadership in product quality, marketing and sales at the group’s annual conference in Nashville on Sept. 27-29. Brand […]

Carrefour Belgium takes part in the Retail Clean-up Days on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October

Belgium, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year in a row, Carrefour Belgium is getting its employees involved in an environmental cause. Staff at Carrefour Hypermarkets and Carrefour Market stores will be taking part in the Retail Clean-up Days. Armed with bin bags, they will go and pick up rubbish lying on the roads within […]

Sainsbury’s identifies the biggest foodie trend this autumn – perfectly seared steak adorned with edible gold leaf!

Sainsbury’s identifies the biggest foodie trend this autumn – perfectly seared steak adorned with edible gold leaf!   Pair new restaurant quality steak and opulent edible gold leaf to achieve the most ‘Insta-worthy’ date night, in the comfort of your own home     London, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Steak night will never be […]

The John Lewis Partnership names Chris Harris as Group Property Director

London, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has appointed Chris Harris as Group Property Director. Chris moves from Arcadia where he is Group Property and Procurement Director and member of the Board. Chris has spent his career in the property sector. He started as a surveyor at Chestertons, before moving into […]

Waitrose extends the trial of its ‘Cook Well’ healthy recipe box with new dishes, options and extra delivery day

London, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose is extending the trial of its ‘Cook Well from Waitrose’ healthy recipe box service with the addition of 60 new dishes, an extra delivery day on Mondays and the option to choose a four person/family box. The retailer’s chefs and nutritionists have worked together to develop easy […]

Brewgooder to supply craft beer in 100 of the Co-op’s stores

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — An ambition to turn craft beer into clean drinking water for One Million people facing water poverty has taken a further step forward for an Edinburgh-based social enterprise who have secured a listing with the Co-op. Brewgooder, which donates 100% of its profits to water charities, has secured […]

Ahold Delhaize to divest the Albert Heijn Groenplaats location in Antwerp, Belgium

Zaandam, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize announces today (October 4, 2017) that it has reached agreement with Retail Partners Colruyt Group (RPCG), for their Spar banner, to divest the Albert Heijn Groenplaats location in Antwerp, Belgium. This deal represents the final sale in the mandatory store divestment program in Belgium following the […]