The Starbucks Foundation announces investment and partnership strategy with Malala Fund aimed at empowering women

The Starbucks Foundation announces investment and partnership strategy with Malala Fund aimed at empowering women The Starbucks Foundation’s multi-year strategy will promote leadership and economic empowerment opportunities for women and families in coffee, tea and cocoa growing communities Partnership with Malala Fund will expand the organization’s Gulmakai Network of education champions in India and Latin […]

Simply lids: new design will set the standard of disposable lids for years to come

Cheyenne, Wyoming, 2017-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Simply Innovative Products, Inc. (OTCPink: SMPI) has received first samples off production mold of the disposable beverage lid from the company’s subsidiary Simply Lids. The first samples were produced from the company’s newest supplier of high-tech thin walled injection molding. These samples reflex the final design of the […]

JAPAN: Rakuten announces investment in genetic health testing pioneer Genesis Healthcare Co.

Tokyo, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. (TSE: 4755) today announced it has invested in genetic health testing pioneer Genesis Healthcare Co., receiving a 1.4 billion yen issue of new shares. Rakuten Chairman and CEO Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani will join Genesis Healthcare’s Board of Directors as an External Board Director. Genesis Healthcare, founded […]

Co-op continues to investment in Wales with plans for 12 new food stores in 2017

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op is creating up to 250 retail roles with plans to open 12 new food stores in Wales during 2017. The community retailer’s continued investment in Wales will see a more than £16M programme of food store openings and refits. Alongside a dozen new stores, there […]

B2B ECOMMERCE SOLUTION — Seamless 2-way ordering for brands & retailers

Meggen, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — MDM GROUP AG’s IPO will now take place in the second quarter of 2017 and not at the end of the year. The company aims to generate fresh capital by going public, which will allow it to invest additional funds in merchandise trading. Retail investors will also be […]

Chick-fil-A® doubles its investment in Team Member scholarships — offering $4.9 million in 2017 alone

ATLANTA, Ga., 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chick-fil-A® announces today (September 19, 2016) a new initiative that will more than double the company’s investment in Team Members’ college educations – providing $4.9 Million in scholarships in 2017 alone, as well as access to tuition discounts and other benefits at more than 70 colleges and […]

John Lewis announces £9m investment for its beauty halls across several branches

London, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has announced a £9M investment package for its beauty halls across several branches. This will include exciting new brands as part of its ambitions to supercharge its beauty business. The retailer’s shops in Cambridge, Cribbs Causeway and Bluewater will be refurbished with each shop increasing the footprint of […]