WWF Austria: 97% of all of SPAR Austria’s fish products are responsibly sourced

Austria, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Austria made a commitment back in 2011 already to only stock responsibly sourced fish products in its stores. Each year, WWF Austria checks SPAR’s entire fish range and advises on improvements. This year, the results of the assessment revealed that 97% of all of SPAR Austria’s 457 […]

Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website

Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website   Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 20, 2017), Colruyt Group is launching their unique website “Product Finder”. This digital platform offers in-depth information about the group’s house brand food products, including Boni Selection and […]

Carrefour continues to expand its Carrefour Easy convenience banner in China

Carrefour continues to expand its Carrefour Easy convenience banner in China   China, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 9 new Carrefour Easy stores since the start of the year, Carrefour China is moving forward with its multi-format, omni-channel growth. While it continues to operate its hypermarkets and roll out its e-commerce business, Carrefour is […]

Former CIA and NSA Director General Michael Hayden to deliver the opening keynote at the 2018 NGA Show

Former CIA and NSA Director to Address Independent Supermarket Operators ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today (Sep 19, 2017) announced that former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA), General Michael Hayden, will deliver the opening keynote address, sponsored by The […]

EROSKI alcanza 49 puntos de recogida de pedidos online

EROSKI alcanza 49 puntos de recogida de pedidos online   Eleva a 18 los puntos de recogida de la compra online en coche Click & Drive y 31 las tiendas urbanas donde se puede recoger la compra online Click & Collect  Recientemente ha renovado su supermercado online y su app EROSKI para mejorar la experiencia […]

EROSKI aumenta un 16% las ventas de alimentos de origen local en Navarra en el primer semestre del ejercicio

EROSKI aumenta un 16% las ventas de alimentos de origen local en Navarra en el primer semestre del ejercicio   Destaca el incremento del 46% del volumen de sus ventas de carne gracias a la extensión de los mostradores de carnicería en sus tiendas de nueva generación  Las ventas de productos lácteos crecen casi un […]

Wegmans ranked #7 on the 2017 list of the ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® have ranked Wegmans #7 on the 2017 list of the ‘Best Workplaces for Women.’ Great Place to Work is the organization that conducts research and compiles results for Fortune’s annual ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list, which has included Wegmans for 20 […]

ShopRite sends a truck filled with food and supplies to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the flood waters receded, the people of Texas began the arduous task of rebuilding their homes and communities. It would not be easy. By the time Hurricane Harvey departed, the storm had caused billions of dollars of damage. Once the roads had been cleared and the flooding […]

AHOLD DELHAIZE SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: 1,049,432 COMMON SHARES REPURCHASED IN THE PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,049,432 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from September 11, 2017 up to and including September 15, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €15.15 per share for a total consideration of €15.9 million. These repurchases were […]

Inmar Promotion Network president John Ross named President and CEO of IGA Inc.

CHICAGO, IL, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) announced today (September 18, 2017) that John Ross, current President of Inmar Promotion Network, has been named President and CEO of IGA Inc., succeeding current IGA Chairman, President and CEO Mark Batenic. Ross will begin his tenure as CEO mid-October of 2017, working closely […]

Kroger launches new initiative to end hunger and eliminate waste

Kroger launches new initiative to end hunger and eliminate waste   “Moonshot” Initiative Aims to End Hunger in Communities and Eliminate Waste in the Company by 2025 CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Sept. 19, 2017) announced a new, national effort aimed at ending hunger in the communities Kroger […]

SPAR Norway tackles food waste with 50% off on all freshly baked bread one hour before closing time

Norway, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Norway is aiming to reduce food waste by 270 tons a year. How does it hope to achieve this? By offering a 50 percent discount on all freshly baked bread one hour before closing time. Before officially launching the bread waste reduction scheme in August, it was […]

The Kroger Co. donated $3.5 million to support Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery efforts

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and its family of stores announced today (Sept. 18, 2017) it has donated $3.5 million, to date, to support recovery efforts in regions affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “I’m proud of how quickly the Kroger team was able to mobilize after the storms to provide […]

Tesco provides update on its “Bags of Help” programme

Tesco provides update on its “Bags of Help” programme   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — One question people often ask us is: “Where does the money I pay for carrier bags go at Tesco?” We’re incredibly proud of the way money for Tesco carrier bags goes to help local communities, and we […]

EROSKI eleva las compras de pescado con sello azul ‘MSC’ de pesca sostenible a más de 789 toneladas durante el primer semestre

EROSKI eleva las compras de pescado con sello azul ‘MSC’ de pesca sostenible a más de 789 toneladas durante el primer semestre   Las compras de bacalao Skrei han superado las 360 Tn, las de anchoa del Cantábrico las 313 Tn y las de bonito del norte las 115 Tn  La previsión de la cooperativa […]

ASDA predicts over two million British pumpkins to be sold this year

ASDA predicts over two million British pumpkins to be sold this yea A good summer has helped Asda pumpkin growers produce a bumper crop already being harvested, almost a month earlier than normal Sales of British pumpkins expected to be 61% higher than in 2015 LEEDS, UK, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trick or treaters […]

Dollar General becomes the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference 2017-2018

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is excited to partner with the Big 12 Conference and ESPN Events to serve as the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference for the 2017-2018 academic year. Additionally, the major discount retailer will serve as the Conference’s Official Homegating and […]

Kennesaw Whole Foods Market to open on Friday, October 6

New store will feature Revelator coffee bar, barbecue venue and made-in-house specialties Atlanta, Ga., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open a new store in Kennesaw on Friday, October 6 at 1300 Ernest Barrett Parkway. This store will be a relocation of Whole Foods Market’s Harry’s Farmers Market store in Marietta, […]

INDONESIA: MPPA appoints Mr. William Travis Saucer as new CEO

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 2017-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (“MPPA”) today announced the appointment of a new CEO, Mr. William Travis Saucer, who will serve with immediate effect for a period of twelve months. The Board strongly believes that Mr. Saucer, with his experience and familiarity of both the Indonesian retail market […]

NEW ZEALAND: New World announces new effort to help reduce pollution

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World supermarkets are giving customers the opportunity to vote on whether to keep plastic bags free or bring in a five or 10 cent charge for each plastic bag they use at the checkout – in a concerted effort to reduce pollution. If customers vote […]

UK: Co-op opens its newest food store in Rockfield Road, Monmouth

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has served-up its newest food store this week (Thursday, 14 September) in Rockfield Road, Monmouth, following a £550,000 investment creating 15 jobs. Children from Overmonnow Primary School and County Councillor Jamie Treharne were among the guests of honour, helping to launch the store for the community. The new […]

Co-op launches new Scottish Salmon Farming Group as part of its commitment to sell responsibly sourced fresh fish

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading convenience retailer, the Co-op, has launched a new Scottish Salmon Farming Group as part of its commitment to selling responsibly sourced fresh fish. The group will bring together stakeholders right across the supply chain, including key suppliers and long-standing processor, Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd. It will enable […]

ENGLAND: Co-op to create more than 30 jobs for its two new food stores in Leicester

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A £1.2M investment in Leicester will see the Co-op serve-up two new food stores in the space of two weeks, creating more than 30 jobs. A store in Whetstone launches on Thursday, 21st September, while a new store in London Road, Leicester, which reactivates and brings back to life the […]

Albert Heijn introduceert intelligent boodschappenlijstje op ah.nl

Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nog sneller online boodschappen doen Albert Heijn start met persoonlijke boodschappenlijstjes voor online boodschappen doen Voorspellingen zijn gebaseerd op eerder aankoopgedrag Klanten controleren hun lijst en kunnen eenvoudig producten wegstrepen of toevoegen Voor veel klanten is online boodschappen doen een uitkomst: je kunt 24/7 boodschappen doen op […]

Wawa and The Wawa Foundation launch in-store crisis campaign for American Red Cross Hurricane Irma disaster relief efforts

Wawa, PA, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa, Inc. and The Wawa Foundation Inc. today announced the launch of a chain-wide, in-store crisis campaign, designed to provide disaster relief assistance to those communities most affected by Hurricane Irma. The campaign is being held in partnership with the American Red Cross and allows customers to […]

Asda launches ‘Crash Cake’ — a cake inspired by much-loved 70s board game

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading retailer launches a cake inspired by much-loved 70s board game – The cake hits Asda stores in the same week that board game biscuits appeared on the Great British Bake Off – Asda ‘Crash Cakes’ available in stores nationwide now A retro board game inspired cake has […]

Whole Foods Market to open its first Middlesex County location on Wednesday, October 11

METUCHEN, N.J., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Metuchen, the first Middlesex County location for the country’s leading natural and organic supermarket, will open on Wednesday, October 11. The 45,000 square foot Metuchen store, located at 645 Middlesex Avenue, is the 18th location for Whole Foods Market in New Jersey. Doors will open to […]

Meijer customers can now earn mPerks Rewards for store-to-door orders

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer and official home delivery partner Shipt are bringing customers more value when ordering groceries through their popular store-to-door service. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is now offering home delivery members who sign up for mPerks the ability to earn rewards for their orders. Beginning today, Meijer […]

Location3 Launches LOCALACT Platform, Enhanced with Facebook, Google and Bing Integration and Tools to Convert Digital Traffic to Increased Profit

Denver, CO., 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Location3, the digital marketing agency that delivers enterprise-level strategy with local market activation, today announced the launch of LOCALACT, the premier platform built to power and scale local digital marketing for franchise systems and multi-location businesses.  LOCALACT unifies localized digital advertising with organic listing and search management to […]

Co-op opens its newest Welsh food store in Cwmbach

MANCHESTER UK, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has served-up its newest Welsh food store in Cwmbach following an investment of more than £500,000 creating up to 20 new jobs – the new store marks a return to the community for the Co-op which can trace its history in Cwmbach back to the 1850’s. Located at the former […]