CANADA: two new co-branded Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations opens in fast-growing Toronto neighbourhoods

Two new Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations in fast-growing Toronto neighbourhoods “90 seconds or less” TORONTO, ON, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Grocery shopping just got faster and easier for Torontonians with today’s (January 12, 2018) grand opening of two new Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations at Yonge and Eglinton and Queens Quay. With just a few clicks, consumers can […]

Price Rite Marketplace invites applicants for its new Amherst, NY store

Amherst, NY, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Marketplace today (January 3, 2018) announced that it is accepting job applications for its 66th store, the 28,000 square-foot Price Rite of Amherst, located at 4220 Maple Rd., scheduled to open early in 2018.  The supermarket chain, known for its streamlined shopping experience and exceptional prices, […]

Asda introduces Multivitamin Milk

Asda introduces Multivitamin Milk   Leeds, UK, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — To get the UK moo-ving in 2018, Asda has launched Multivitamin Milk, helping to energise Brits and get even more essential vitamins into their daily diets. Usually reserved for health and wellbeing stores, the nutrient-rich milk has now received endorsement from the Good […]

Wegmans to host sampling event of its new seasonal menu from the winter 2018 issue of Wegmans Menu magazine on Jan. 20 & 21, 2018

ROCHESTER, NY, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: Wegmans Winter Menu Event: Stations throughout the store will offer samples of our new seasonal menu from the winter 2018 issue of Wegmans Menu magazine. WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20 & 21, 2018 WHERE: All Wegmans Food Markets stores Get back on track with healthy […]

Whole Foods Market marks National Cheese Lover’s Day on January 20 with deals on popular specialty items

Whole Foods Market marks National Cheese Lover’s Day on January 20 with deals on popular specialty items   All cheese lovers invited to celebrate with deals on favorite specialty items AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is celebrating National Cheese Lover’s Day on January 20 with sales on several popular specialty […]

Stater Bros. Markets announces new location in Pasadena

San Bernardino, California, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets is excited to announce that a retail space located at 1390 N. Allen Ave.  (northeast corner of  Allen Ave. and Washington Blvd.) in Pasadena will soon become a Stater Bros. supermarket. The Company will take possession of this location in May 2018 ensuring […]

Stater Bros. Markets announces management changes

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets, the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California has announced changes to its leadership team that leverage the expertise and experience of key management members to guide and ensure the Company’s continued success. Dan Meyer, a 46-year member of the Stater Bros. […]

Stater Bros. Markets announces the promotion of George Frahm to President

Stater Bros. Markets announces the promotion of George Frahm to President   SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. Markets, the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California is pleased to announce the promotion of George Frahm to the position of President of Stater Bros. Markets, effective January 15, 2018. Frahm will report directly […]

Wawa expands Grubhub delivery service to New Jersey

Fans of both brands can enjoy free delivery during Philadelphia football playoff games this winter Wawa, PA, 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa, Inc., today announced the company will be delivering to select locations in New Jersey through its partnership with Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB), the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering company. Wawa’s first New […]

Sprouts Farmers Market partners with Instacart to expand its home delivery service

PHOENIX, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) today (Jan. 09, 2018)  announced it will expand home delivery service to its major markets across the country through a new partnership with Instacart. Customers will be able to enjoy quick, convenient delivery of thousands of fresh, natural and organic products from Sprouts by simply visiting delivery.sprouts.com, […]

Sprouts Farmers Market announces six new locations scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz., 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, today (Jan. 4, 2018) announced six new locations scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2018. The new Simpsonville, S.C. store represents Sprouts’ 16th state and the grocer’s eastern expansion efforts. Sprouts will open approximately 30 […]

Tesco launches its first ever range of ‘wicked’ plant based dishes

Tesco launches its first ever range of ‘wicked’ plant based dishes   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s set to be one of THE big food trends of 2018 and today (8 Jan 2018) Tesco will launch its first ever range of ‘wicked’ plant based dishes, unleashing the mighty flavour of […]

“Little Helps for healthier living” partnership: British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and Tesco partner to help tackle the biggest health challenges

“Little Helps for healthier living” partnership: British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and Tesco partner to help tackle the biggest health challenges   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three of the UK’s leading health charities have today come together with the UK’s leading food retailer to help tackle […]

Waitrose to introduce age limit on sales of high caffeine energy drinks from 5 March 2018

LONDON, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has today (4 January 2018 ) announced it will introduce an age limit on sales of high caffeine energy drinks. From 5 March 2018, customers buying caffeinated energy drinks containing more than 150 mg of caffeine per litre will be asked to prove they are over 16 years […]

Asda installs UK’s first giant parcel vending machine

The unit dispenses online orders in less than 60 seconds and accepts returns First UK automated Parcel Tower is installed at the Trafford Park store The technology has been huge success for Asda’s parent company, Walmart across the US The unit dispenses online orders in less than 60 seconds and accepts returns Quick and easy […]

NGA announces key staff promotions and new additions to its team

ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan 8, 2018), the National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, announced key staff promotions and new additions to its team that will help the organization expand its member benefits and advocate policies to better serve America’s independent grocers. “The grocery […]

ShopRite rolls out “Fuel Better” campaign to help customers discover better-for-you energy-rich foods and drinks

Customers looking to boost their energy, lose weight and eat healthier in the new year can discover new foods, recipes and ideas with the help of ShopRite’s dietitians  Keasbey, New Jersey, 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers looking for foods to help boost their energy in the new year have a valuable resource at their […]

Kroger expands its Simple Truth® brand

Largest natural and organic brand in the country continues to lead the industry CINCINNATI, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the expansion of its Simple Truth® brand and launch of its largest-ever Our Brands customer sales promotion, featuring savings on thousands of Simple Truth® and Simple Truth Organic® items. “We’re proud of […]

Stater Bros. partners with LifeStream Blood Bank to host blood drives at selected supermarkets

Stater Bros. to host Blood Drives in Big Bear, Hemet, Menifee, Palm Springs, Sun City and Yucaipa SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Jan-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stater Bros. is proud to partner with LifeStream Blood Bank in an ongoing effort to boost local, life-saving blood reserves. Each month, Stater Bros. hosts blood drives at selected […]

Whole Foods Market features options and programs supporting plant-based, Whole30, Paleo and gluten-free special diets this January

January offerings to focus on special diets, nutrient-rich foods and products, and convenience for customers AUSTIN, Texas, 2018-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market today announced exclusive partnerships with Melissa Hartwig of Whole30 and Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo, as well as a series of health-focused in-store programs for shoppers trying to maintain their resolutions in […]

UK: B&M opens new store on Parc Tawe Retail Park in Swansea

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was plenty of excitement in Swansea today as B&M opened its new store on Parc Tawe Retail Park. The addition to B&M’s portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating 70 jobs for people from the area. Visitors to the store will be able […]

UK: B&M completes the relocation of its Stenhousemuir store

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — B&M’s relocation of its Stenhousemuir store was complete today as the new doors were opened for the first time. The addition to B&M’s portfolio comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating a further 15 jobs – and another 20 temporary roles – for people from the […]

ENGLAND: B&M opens new store in Ortongate Shopping Centre, Peterborough

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — There was plenty of excitement in Peterborough today as B&M opened up a new store, creating dozens of jobs for locals. The addition to B&M’s portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating 60 jobs for people from the area. Visitors to the store will […]

Sheetz to open its new store in Winston-Salem, NC on Thursday, January 4

Altoona, PA, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, today announced the upcoming opening of its new store in Winston-Salem, NC. The opening is scheduled for Thursday, January 4, at the new store located at 5034 Raven Rd. This new location will welcome […]

Tesco supports the first Public Health England Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking for children

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of a wider approach to help colleagues and customers on health, Tesco has today stepped up plans to help make healthier choices a little easier for shoppers by backing the first Public Health England Change4Life campaign to promote healthier snacking for children. Building on […]

Ahold Delhaize commences €2 billion share buyback program; to be completed before the end of 2018

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today commences the €2 billion share buyback program announced on November 8, 2017 and expects to complete the program before the end of 2018. The former €1 billion share buyback program was successfully completed on December 29, 2017. Maintaining a balanced approach between funding growth in […]

The Co-op to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op has confirmed plans to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018, creating an estimated 1,600 jobs. The community retailer will invest over £160 million in new stores and major makeovers for a further 150 of its outlets. More than 20 new stores are set to […]

Carrefour launches The Boucles du Cœur 2018 edition; continues its support to children in need

Carrefour launches The Boucles du Cœur 2018 edition; continues its support to children in need   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Boucles du Cœur – the event created by Carrefour – has just launched a call for charity projects to decide which association is to be the beneficiary, at national level, […]

Carrefour opens a new hypermarket in Warsaw with brand-new, completely original digital solutions

Carrefour opens a new hypermarket in Warsaw with brand-new, completely original digital solutions   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new hypermarket opened on 13 December in Warsaw. Its customers will be able to take advantage of its brand-new, completely original digital solutions, as well as range of new commercial concepts, including m-commerce […]

Albert Heijn trials “tap to go” technology allowing customers to pay without going through the checkout

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn, our leading supermarket brand in the Netherlands, is taking grab-and-go convenience to the next level. Beginning this month, Albert Heijn is testing “tap to go” technology at one of its AH to go stores, allowing customers to pay for items without going through the checkout. The technology, […]