Co-op’s fundraising walk raised more than £1,100 for children’s hospice Francis House, in Didsbury

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues at the Co-op put their best foot forward for charity with a fundraising walk to raise money for a children’s hospice. A donation of more than £1,100 was raised for Francis House, in Didsbury, after colleagues walked eleven miles to fundraise at stores across the area – the money […]

Colruyt launches new functionalities for MyColruyt

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt keeps investing in the digital world and launches a few new functionalities for MyColruyt with which customers can compose shopping lists. From now on, they can use the app to send their shopping directly to Collect&Go, the store chain’s online shopping service. Furthermore, customers can sort their […]

Raley’s launches shelf tag program to provide nutrition label transparency

A unique tool helps shoppers more easily find the foods they need for their personal wellness needs WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to Nielsen data, 59% of grocery shoppers experience difficulty in understanding nutrition facts on product packaging.[1] Meanwhile, recognizing ingredients ranks first for consumers in terms of what influences […]

DESPAR Italia’s canned tuna products earn the Friends of the Sea and Dolphin Safe certifications

ITALY, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Friends of the Sea and Dolphin Safe certifications given to DESPAR’s canned tuna products are well known in Italy and a perfect fit in terms of DESPAR’s environmental commitments. The certification standards given to DESPAR’s canned tuna are a positive addition to the SPAR Partner’s environmental initiatives. These […]

KIWI ÅPNER NORGES GRØNNESTE BUTIKK

OSLO, Norway, 2017-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NorgesGruppen Eiendom har bygget landets grønneste butikk: KIWI Dalgård, som åpner i Trondheim 7. september. Ved hjelp av solceller og grunnbrønner produserer butikken mer energi enn den bruker. Overskuddet leveres som varmtvann til radiatorene i 60 leiligheter på nabotomten. – Mange snakker om det grønne skiftet. Vi gjennomfører […]

Godiva chocolates makes debut in Sainsbury’s supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s customers across the country can now treat themselves to delicious Belgian chocolates with the premium Godiva chocolate brand going on sale in 500 stores. This is the first time the Godiva brand has ever been sold in a UK supermarket. From Sunday 3rd September, Godiva chocolates will be […]

Wakefern Food recalls its ShopRite Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate Chips due to undeclared milk

Silver Spring, MD, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. has initiated a voluntary recall of its ShopRite brand Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate Chips. The chips were sold in 24 oz. bags bearing a UPC bar code of 041190 02668 and Best if Used By dates of April 11, 2019 and April 12, 2019. The […]

Co-op extends the reach of the iconic Double Dragon across Wales

MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The iconic Double Dragon Ale has secured a first national listing for the Felinfoel Brewery with a contract win at the Co-op. Sales of Double Dragon Ale has taken off after being introduced into around 80 Co-op food stores last November – the latest contract coup will see the award-winning deep […]

Meijer features huge variety of the newest Star Wars themed products

Meijer features huge variety of the newest Star Wars themed products   Retailer featuring variety of items and participating in Star Wars “Find the Force” augmented reality experience for Force Friday II at 235 stores across Midwest GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer stores throughout the Midwest are preparing to bring […]

Co-op: overall sales of Scottish products across our stores up by 33% YoY

Sales of Scottish produce are up by a third in Co-op stores Bakery favourites leading the sales surge MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scotland’s love affair with home-grown fare is flourishing, as figures released by the Co-op today (30 August 2017) show that overall sales of Scottish products across its 350 stores are up an impressive […]

SpartanNash declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per common share

Byron Center, MI, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today (Aug 30th, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.165 per common share. The dividend will be paid on September 29, 2017 to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2017. As […]

Smart & Final launches delivery platform at shop.smartandfinal.com as part of expanded partnership with Instacart

Smart & Final launches delivery platform at shop.smartandfinal.com as part of expanded partnership with Instacart   COMMERCE, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SFS), the neighborhood warehouse grocery store, has launched its own delivery platform at shop.smartandfinal.com Powered by Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service. The e-commerce […]

Wawa & The Wawa Foundation launches in-store crisis campaign to support Hurricane Harvey relief assistance

Chain-Wide Fundraising Effort to Benefit American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Wawa, Pa., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa, Inc. and The Wawa Foundation Inc. today (Aug. 29, 2017)  announced the launch of a chain-wide, in-store crisis campaign, designed to provide disaster relief assistance to those communities most affected by Hurricane Harvey. The campaign […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its third hypermarket in Orenburg

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its third hypermarket in Orenburg. The new store is a Lenta supercompact format hypermarket located at 51 Chkalova street, Orenburg. The store has a total area of […]

Lenta Ltd 1H2017 IFRS Financial Results: Total sales grew 16.7% to RUB 163.5bn (1H 2016: RUB 140.1bn)

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta Ltd (“Lenta” or the “Company”), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (30 August 2017) announces its reviewed consolidated IFRS results for the half year ending 30 June 2017. 1H 2017 Financial Highlights: Total sales grew 16.7% to RUB 163.5bn (1H 2016: RUB […]

NEUES FORMAT «MICASA HOME» ZIEHT IN DIE CITY EIN

Zürich, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Am 31. August eröffnet im Einkaufszentrum Migros City an der Löwenstrasse der erste «Micasa home» der Migros Zürich. Das Format rund ums Einrichten bietet Services nach Mass und ein saisonal wechselndes Sortiment an Wohnzubehör und -accessoires. Viel Neues an der Löwenstrasse: Im Einkaufszentrum Migros City wird vom Unter-geschoss […]

Vers glutenvrij brood, gewoon bij je supermarkt

Vers glutenvrij brood, gewoon bij je supermarkt   Albert Heijn introduceert als eerste supermarkt in Nederland dagvers glutenvrij brood uit speciale bakkerij Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Goed nieuws voor iedereen die uit noodzaak of uit eigen beweging graag glutenvrij eet. Vanaf maandag 4 september kun je elke dag vers glutenvrij brood kopen […]

SPAR Croatia successfully converts 40 Billa stores into SPAR

Croatia, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Earlier this year, SPAR Croatia’s acquisition of all Billa stores in the country was approved and within just two months, 40 Billa stores were converted to SPAR. The deal also included the takeover of the former Billa logistics centre. The acquired stores are located throughout Croatia, from Istria […]

SPAR Poland accelerates its expansion this summer with new store openings

SPAR Poland accelerates its expansion this summer with new store openings   Poland, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s been a busy summer for SPAR Poland with the opening of four new stores in the space of just one week and the planning of more at an advanced stage. SPAR in Poland is systematically […]

Colruyt: OKay and OKay Compact recall pita meat due to presence of salmonella

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — During microbiological quality controls in our laboratory, salmonella was found in pita meat. For this reason, OKay and OKay Compact decided to remove this product from the shelves in consultation with the FASFC (Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain). Colruyt and OKay ask their customers […]

Newly revamped Colruyt Laken opens

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 30 August, the renovated Colruyt store in Laken will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been completely rearranged and restyled into a new‑generation Colruyt store. New-generation store “While the store was closed, we completely rearranged it and expanded the […]

ALDI supports Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts with $150,000 donation

National Grocery Retailer Also Distributing 1,000 Disaster Relief Packages to Hard-Hit Areas Batavia, Ill., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI announced today (August 29, 2017) it will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross and $50,000 to the city of Rosenberg, Texas, to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. In addition, the company is also […]

Meijer named as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

Meijer named as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion   Retailer achieves high score of 90 percent, earns first time placement on the 2017 Disability Equality Index® GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the US Business Leadership […]

Co-op cuts the cost of women’s sanitary products

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op has today (29 August 2017) announced it will cut the cost of women’s sanitary products to cover the cost of the so-called ‘Tampon tax.’ A five per cent reduction will come into effect on 30 August 2017 ahead of Government proposals* to remove the VAT. All 71 […]

Dollar General donates $50,000 to American Red Cross to support Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is supporting the American Red Cross with a $50,000 corporate donation to support the relief and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey. Now through September 9, 2017, Dollar General stores are also collecting donations to benefit American […]

Woodlands Market brings full-service grocery store to SoMa and Rincon Hill neighborhoods

San Francisco, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Woodlands Market, one of the Bay Area’s best independent markets, celebrated its grand opening at the corner of Folsom and Main Streets today (August 24, 2017). Now open for business seven days a week, Woodlands Market is the first full-service grocery store to open in the Rincon […]

Kroger to host Q2 2017 earnings conference call on September 8, 2017

CINCINNATI, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today (Aug. 25, 2017)  that it will host its second quarter 2017 earnings conference call at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, September 8, 2017.  Our management team will comment on Kroger’s financial and operational results for the second quarter 2017. The presentation […]

Kesa Molotsane wins the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge

South Africa, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesa Molotsane (KPMG) had a classy run in the inaugural Grand Prix series of the Maritzburg SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge on Sunday, August 20, winning in a convincing time of 34.21, followed by Rutendo Nyahora and Irvette van Zyl. In the penultimate race on the SPAR Grand Prix, […]

ShopRite and Huggies partner to donate half-million diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite is partnering with the Huggies Brand on a plan to donate up to a half-million diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing diapers to babies in need. ShopRite and Huggies will donate a day’s worth of diapers to the National Diaper […]

Sprouts Farmers Market to participate at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (8/24/2017) announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, and Brad Lukow, chief financial officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference at the Plaza Hotel in New York, NY.  The presentation will begin at 2:25 PM EDT on September […]