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 […]

Wegmans Food Markets announces leadership team for its new Medford store, scheduled to open on Sunday, Nov. 5

Wegmans Hiring Offices in Medford and Natick Will Offer Open Interviews During Select Wednesdays in October MEDFORD, MA, 2017-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (October 04, 2017) announced the local leadership team managing its new Medford store, which opens Sunday, Nov. 5 at Meadow Glen on the north side of Mystic Valley […]

Asda unveils NEW fishy favourites

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fish can sometimes be tricky to get into mealtimes, but Asda’s NEW fishy favourites will go down a storm with the whole family. Salt and Chilli calamari rings pack a flavourful punch and succulent chunky cod fish fingers are set to be a sandwich game-changer. A totally new […]

ASDA announces new sweet treats this Halloween

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Pumpkin Crumpets to Day of the Dead Biscuits, Asda’s got Halloween parties and trick or treating covered this year. These new sweet treats are so terrifically terrifying and delicious that they won’t haunt kitchen cupboards for long and will keep hungry guests entertained. Day of the Dead […]

ASDA to host National Curry Week with new range of authentic Indian dishes starting 9 October

GET YOUR SPICE ON WITH ASDA’S NEW CURRY RANGE LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Curry Week (starting 9 October) is only one week away! Asda’s NEW range of authentic Indian mains and sides has landed to help Brits rustle-up a curry night spread that packs a punch! What’s more, all the curries […]

Asda introduces the NEW Takeaway Cheesy Chips Mega Pizza

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda introduces its most deliciously decadent pizza yet. The NEW Takeaway Cheesy Chips Mega Pizza is inspired by one of the nation’s favourite guilty pleasures. The novel creation follows the recent food frenzy around extravagant inventions such as the Mac ‘N’ Cheese Pizza and Lotta-Chocca Pizza What could […]

Asda launches an adorable Unicorn Cake for just £10

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Unicorn trend painted the nation technicolour this summer. To keep the magic going, Asda has launched an adorable Unicorn Cake, and it’s ready to take home for just £10. The stuff that childhood dreams are made of, the cute creation is set to turn a party spread […]

ASDA introduces Roddy the Reindeer cake — sure to bring magic to homes this Christmas season

HE’S AVAILABLE AS FREE FROM TOO!  LEEDS, UK, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forget Rudolph, this Christmas another red button-nosed reindeer is set to bring magic to homes, and he comes in cake form and Good Housekeeping Magazine has pipped him as “a new rival to Colin the Caterpillar.” Introducing Roddy the Reindeer, he’s made […]

Co-op announces the return of its annual Drink Pink campaign

Saskatoon, SK, Canada, 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chances are you know someone who’s been affected by breast cancer. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, one in nine Canadian women will likely develop breast cancer in her lifetime. But research is making huge strides, and each year more and more women are proudly calling themselves […]

Whole Foods Market to open its newest New Jersey location in Downtown Metuchen on Wednesday, October 11

Downtown Metuchen Store Boasts ‘Comida Fresca’ Restaurant, Seasonal Tastes and Many Ways to Save METUCHEN, N.J., 2017-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s newest New Jersey location in Downtown Metuchen will celebrate its grand opening on Wednesday, October 11. This 45,000 square foot store, located at 645 Middlesex Avenue, will be the first Whole […]

Bartell Drugs hosts annual Fall Beauty Event, October 1- October 7

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs celebrates the arrival of autumn with a “ladies day out”! The annual Fall Beauty Event runs October 1 through October 7 at participating Bartell’s locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Six Bartells locations will feature a host of informative and fun cosmetics demonstrations including false eyelash […]

Wawa now hiring for its first stores in Northeast Florida

Opening of New Northeast Florida Market Stores Will Create More than 200 Jobs in Local Communities in 2017 Jacksonville, FL, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa Inc. is thrilled to announce that it is in the final stages of its launch into Northeast Florida with the first wave of new stores slated to open […]

Kum & Go kicks off in-store donation campaign to raise funds for United Way of Central Iowa

Associates at Central Iowa Kum & Go stores will be wearing red “Live United” t-shirts on October 1 and 2 to celebrate the in-store campaign kickoff WEST DES MOINES, IA, 2017-Oct-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Throughout the month of October, Kum & Go associates will encourage customers to add a donation with each transaction […]

X5 Retail opens its first Pyaterochka stores in Barnaul in the Siberian Federal District

Barnaul, RUSSIA, 2017-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE: FIVE), announces its further expansion in the Siberian Federal District and the opening of the first Pyaterochka stores in Barnaul. Five new Pyaterochka stores were opened in the city. The stores, which have a total area of […]

PORTUGAL: Jerónimo Martins celebrates its 225th anniversary new corporate identity unveil and logistics center in Valongo

LISBON, Portugal, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jerónimo Martins Group’s new corporate identity was unveiled this morning when it officially inaugurated its new Logistics Center in Valongo. Sara Miranda, Director of Corporate Communication and Responsibility for the Group, explained that there is good reason for this change: “The previous identity was designed in 2003, […]

Carolina Panthers’ Devin Funchess partners with Harris Teeter to debut his personally designed signature sub sandwich

Matthews, NC, 2017-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Funchess to Sign Autographs, Sample Signature Sub Sandwich, Introduce Fans to Must-Have Meal for Lunch Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Time: 1 – 2 p.m. Where: Morrocroft Village Harris Teeter – 6701 Morrison Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C. 28211 Interviews are available.  Live shots are welcomed! Tuesday, Oct. 3, Carolina Panthers’ Wide Receiver […]

ShopRite’s annual Help Bag Hunger Day brought community leaders together to help raise awareness on food insecurity

Keasbey, New Jersey, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Community leaders came together Sept. 20 to help bag groceries at ShopRite stores as part of ShopRite’s annual Help Bag Hunger Day. That’s when community leaders and local celebrity baggers such as mayors, council people, athletes, police and firefighters pitch in and help raise awareness around the issue […]

Carrefour Belgium to open additional three pick-up points for online orders

BELGIUM, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 29, Carrefour will open three new pick-up points for drive.be. This will bring the total number of new pick-up points opened this month up to 15. At the start of this year, Carrefour announced its targets for 2017 to – extend home delivery, – trial home delivery […]

Tesco widens crop specifications to help British apple farmers affected by the frosts earlier this year

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British apple farmers are to be given a helping hand by Tesco after frosts earlier this year hampered the growth of this autumn’s crop. Unseasonal temperatures dropped to -4C at the end of April in parts of Britain and caused a fruit blemish known as ‘frost […]

ALDI now accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment

Batavia, Ill., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Committed to making grocery shopping smart, fast and easy, ALDI now accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment. ALDI, known for its super speedy checkout process, will offer the new payment option at all of its nearly 1,700 stores nationwide. “We’re continually innovating […]

Meijer rolls out Misfits program to help shoppers save money and reduce food waste

  Misfits program now available at all Meijer stores provides new option to save money and reduce food waste GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer has found a perfectly-imperfect fit for customers interested in reducing food waste and sacrificing aesthetics for savings. Meijer now offers a unique line of Misfits® produce that helps connect […]

SPAR supports Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 328 days until the start of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships, of which SPAR is the principal sponsor, the organisers have announced that an unprecedented 75,000 tickets have already been sold for the six day event from 7-12 August. The championships will be staged as […]

Albertsons Companies announces the acquisition of premier meal kit service, Plated

Acquisition of a Premier Food Tech Company Sets the Stage for the First Omnichannel Meal Kit Service Boise, ID and New York, NY, 2017-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today (September 20, 2017) announced the acquisition of Plated, a premier meal kit service. This move advances […]

Wegmans Food Markets ready to open new store in Montvale, New Jersey on Sunday, September 24

New Wegmans employees are ready to deliver exceptional service beginning at 7 a.m. on Sunday, September 24 MONTVALE, NJ, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paul Jordan can’t hide his enthusiasm about the grand opening on September 24 of Wegmans Food Markets’ new 108,000 sq. ft. store in Montvale, New Jersey, where he’s the store manager. […]

Albert Heijn introduceert verse pureersoepen

Albert Heijn introduceert verse pureersoepen   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Elke dag groente eten. We weten allemaal dat het moet, maar het blijft een grote uitdaging. Gemiddeld eten Nederlanders 117 gram groente per dag terwijl de aanbevolen hoeveelheid 250 gram per dag is. Albert Heijn helpt graag een handje en maakt het […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs commits to 100% cage free eggs within 10 years

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs announced today (21 September 2017) that following an extensive review of its egg sourcing and animal welfare policies the business has committed to a goal of being 100% cage free for eggs within 10 years. “We are committed to working with our suppliers toward our […]