Kroger launches television and radio ads to boost awareness of its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative

Kroger launches television and radio ads to boost awareness of its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative   CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Nov. 24, 2017) announced it has introduced television and radio ads in 191 media markets across the U.S. to increase awareness of its Zero Hunger | […]

Lenta becomes the exclusive seller of high-quality products under the Pirkka brand in Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announces the start of sales of Pirkka branded products in Lenta stores across St. Petersburg, Petrozavodsk, and Murmansk. Pirkka is a well-known private label by the Finnish conglomerate Kesko. Lenta purchased 11 hypermarkets of Kesko […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its fifth supermarket in Novosibirsk

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth supermarket in Novosibirsk. The new store is a Lenta medium supermarket format located at 46 Deputatskaya street, Novosibirsk. The store has a total area of 1,208 […]

Carrefour Belgium invites customers to bring their own bags and reusable boxes when shopping from traditional food counters

Carrefour Belgium invites customers to bring their own bags and reusable boxes when shopping from traditional food counters   Belgium, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an initiative to provide sustainable solutions and reduce the use of packaging, Carrefour Belgium is inviting Carrefour Hypermarket and Carrefour Market customers to bring their own bulk bags and […]

Carrefour’s Market Peñalver store wins Best food and Supermarket Design prize from UK publication Retail Week Interiors

Carrefour’s Market Peñalver store wins Best food and Supermarket Design prize from UK publication Retail Week Interiors   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The retail design prize has been awarded in London by the UK publication Retail Week Interiors for 25 years. We entered the Best food and Supermarket Design category beside other […]

Will Day appointed as the first Chair of the newly formed Sainsbury’s Foundation Advisory Board

Will Day appointed as the first Chair of the newly formed Sainsbury’s Foundation Advisory Board   London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has appointed Will Day as the first Chair of the newly formed Sainsbury’s Foundation Advisory Board, which will provide expert guidance to the Sainsbury’s Fairly Traded tea pilot. Will comes to […]

Waitrose the first supermarket to ensure all of its branded and own-label canned tuna is 100 percent responsibly sourced

London, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose has become the first supermarket to ensure that all of its branded and own-label canned tuna is either Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified or pole and line caught, meaning it is 100 percent responsibly sourced. The achievement is the result of work over the last year with […]

Asda introduces NEW Extra Special Triple Lamb Crown

Asda introduces NEW Extra Special Triple Lamb Crown   Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fare-thee-well to mediocre cuts of meat this Christmas and welcome the mother of all show-stopping festive centrepieces, Asda’s NEW Extra Special Triple Lamb Crown. The medieval meat masterpiece is inspired by the opulent feasting banquets seen on popular TV […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs announces big reduction in sugar and sodium content across Pams and Value products

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs announces big reduction in sugar and sodium content across Pams and Value products   Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs revealed today (24 November 2017) that it has implemented a massive drop in sugar and sodium content across a wide range of Pams and Value products – ranging […]

Co-op expands its local sourcing programme with a total of 20 local breweries across Scotland

Co-op expands its local sourcing programme with a total of 20 local breweries across Scotland   MANCHESTER, UK, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Scottish breweries are set to top sales of 500,000 pints at the Co-op as the community retailer expands its commitment to supporting smaller, local, producers. A total of 20 local breweries are to […]

SPAR Albania further expands with plans to open two more stores

Tirana, Albania, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since its launch in October 2016, SPAR Albania now operates more than 30 stores in nine cities across the country – a very rapid pace of expansion in the space of just one year. This rate of growth is set to continue with plans in place to […]

Kroger introduces new, premium and sustainable Our Brands floral line — BLOOM HAUS™

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today introduced BLOOM HAUS™, a new, premium and sustainable Our Brands floral line launching in Kroger’s family of stores just in time for the holidays. Enhancing and building Our Brands as a vibrant growth vehicle is a driver of the company’s Restock Kroger Plan. “Customers can always count on our […]

LuLu Group International as exclusive retail sponsor of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — LuLu Group International today penned a deal with the local organizing committee of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 to sign up as the Games’ sponsor, making it the first Special Olympics World Summer Games retail sponsor in the 21st century history, and the exclusive retail […]

Price Rite Marketplace opens its newest store in the Center City Mall in Paterson, NJ

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Marketplace, known for its everyday low prices and shopper friendly format,  opened its newest store Nov. 18 in the Center City Mall, 301 Main St., in Paterson, NJ. The Price Rite of Paterson will be run by Inserra Price Rites, the family-owned business that owns and […]

RUSSIA: Lenta announces the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Yaroslavl

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of its fourth hypermarket in Yaroslavl. The store opens on premise previously operated under the NASH hypermarkets brand, as part of the long-term lease agreement signed in July. The […]

SPAR China Partners further expands with new store openings

China, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the last few months, SPAR China Partners have opened a number of new stores in different regions, varying from SPAR Neighbourhood and a SPAR lifestyle Supermarket to large SPAR Hypermarkets, showing the diversity of the SPAR format in this highly competitive market. SPAR Guangdong opens three new […]

SPAR Zimbabwe highlights its recent charitable initiatives

Zimbabwe, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Zimbabwe is actively involved in supporting charitable initiatives and is working hard to make a real difference to the communities in which it operates. Here we highlight some recent initiatives. Community garden project SPAR Kadoma has been very busy this year, with several exciting community development projects underway. […]

Sprouts Farmers Market CEO Amin Maredia will present at the Barclays 2017 Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference

PHOENIX, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) today (Nov. 21, 2017) announced that Amin Maredia, chief executive officer, will present at the Barclays 2017 Eat, Sleep, Play – It’s Not All Discretionary Conference in New York City.  The presentation will begin at 11:00 am EST on December 6, 2017. A live […]

Lulu Group opens its 139th Hypermarket at Buhaira in Sharjah

Lulu Group opens its 139th Hypermarket at Buhaira in Sharjah   Sharjah, UAE, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lulu Group, region’s top retailer has opened its 139th Hypermarket at Buhaira in Sharjah today (21NOV2017). The new Hypermarket was officially inaugurated by H.H. Shaikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Chairman, Dept. of Government Relations & […]

Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event

Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event   Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite associates took part in the 7th Annual Chain of Giving event this month hosted by The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB). The event kicks off the holiday giving […]

Asda introduces six show-stopping Magnums including the award-winning Châteauneuf Du Pape

The rich, premium red joins a line-up of six Magnum-sized bottles for the festive season Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — There’s nothing worse than pouring glasses for guests to find that halfway around the table, the bottle is already empty. To ensure there’s enough for everyone this festive season, Asda is introducing […]

Meijer reveals 2017 Thanksgiving Day picks for wine and beer from vineyards and breweries across the Midwest

Meijer reveals 2017 Thanksgiving Day picks for wine and beer from vineyards and breweries across the Midwest   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Historically, Meijer sells nearly 10 million bottles of wine and beer during Thanksgiving week, according to the Meijer beer and wine buyers. If you are looking for guidance and […]

Hy-Vee to open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota

Top tourist destination, shopping complex to feature newest location WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today (Nov. 21, 2017) that it will open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota, this summer. The 5,500-square-foot Wahlburgers will be located on Level 2, North at Mall […]

Geoffrey Bennett to be recognized as Nebraska’s 2017 Citizen Hero during halftime of the Hy-Vee Heroes Game

“Citizen Heroes” will be recognized during halftime of the Nebraska Cornhuskers versus Iowa Hawkeye football game Omaha, NE, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Norfolk, Nebraska, man will be honored this week for saving the life of a local woman who was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle as she waited near […]

Jerry Goeders to be recognized as Iowa’s 2017 Citizen Hero during halftime of the Hy-Vee Heroes Game

“Citizen Heroes” will be recognized during halftime of the Iowa Hawkeyes versus Nebraska Cornhuskers football game Des Moines, IA, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Dayton, Iowa, man will be honored this Friday for saving the life of an 8-year-old girl who was alone and struggling to keep her head above water at Lake […]

Lenta joins Europe’s leading purchasing alliance, EMD

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, has joined EMD, Europe’s leading purchasing alliance. The Company is the only Russian retail chain to benefit from membership of the world’s largest FMCG purchasing network. Lenta joins the alliance as a full member and […]

Lenta announces the opening of two new hypermarkets in Moscow

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta, (LSE, MOEX: LNTA) one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is pleased to announce the opening of two new hypermarkets in Moscow. The stores open on premises previously operated under the NASH hypermarkets brand, as part of the long-term lease agreement signed in July. […]

Tesco launches new range of low alcohol wines

Tesco launches new range of low alcohol wines   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits create record demand for low alcohol wines with sales at Tesco more than doubling in the last year. But now the supermarket believes that number is set to grow even further after launching a range […]

Carrefour partners with UN Women France to publish a prevention guide: “Tackling violence against women in the workplace”

Carrefour partners with UN Women France to publish a prevention guide: “Tackling violence against women in the workplace”   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Within the framework of “Orange Day” launched by UN Women France on 25 November to end violence against women and as part of 16 days of activism against gender-based […]

Delhaize Belgium celebrates its achievements in tackling food waste

Delhaize Belgium celebrates its achievements in tackling food waste   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Belgium has long been a leader in tackling food waste, including the donation of 7 million meals from unsold food products over the past five years. The brand marked its progress with a celebration on November […]