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 […]

SPAR Hungary completes renewal and renovation of two supermarkets in Budapest as part of its store modernisation program

Hungary, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary recently renewed two stores in Budapest with a budget of more than 500 million HUF (€1.6 million). The SPAR Partner is constantly monitoring and meeting customer demands and store modernisation forms an important part of this. During the first half of this year, SPAR Hungary implemented major […]

NRF’s STORES magazine: Supermarkets dominate list of Hot 100 Retailers

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Supermarkets dominate the list of Hot 100 Retailers published today by the National Retail Federation’s STORES magazine, reflecting a trend of grocers moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach and adopting new practices that focus more on their brands and shoppers. “The supermarket segment is a model of the dynamic […]

This summer Stater Bros. Markets will reduce its lighting energy use by 50% in all its supermarkets

San Bernardino, California, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — For over 80 years, Stater Bros. Markets has remained committed to giving back to the communities it serves and is furthering its commitment to those valued communities by voluntarily reducing lighting energy use by 50% in all 168 Stater Bros. supermarket locations during summer months. This reduction […]

MERKUR to deploy NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkout solutions in 45 of its supermarkets in 2016

MERKUR to deploy NCR FastLane SelfServ™ Checkout solutions in 45 of its supermarkets in 2016, making it the first supermarket chain in the region to fully embrace self-checkout technology Augsburg, Germany, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that MERKUR, a leading Austrian supermarket […]

British Retail Consortium: food waste in supermarkets during 2014 was 180,000 tonnes, down from 200,000 tonnes in 2013

Combined industry food waste is down by 20,000 tonnes Figures published in line with transparency commitment Retailers working with supply chain partners to achieve sustained reduction in food waste LONDON, 2015-11-02  — /EPR Retail News/  —  A group of leading UK retailers have for the second time published a combined food waste figure, in line […]

Starbucks® stores will open within REWE-operated hyper and supermarkets in prime city locations across Germany in 2016

GERMANY, 2015-10-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today REWE, a leading premium German retailer since 1927 and part of the Cologne-based REWE Group, and Starbucks Coffee Company announce a significant new partnership. The first phase will see Starbucks® stores open within REWE-operated hyper and supermarkets in prime city locations across Germany in 2016, bringing the best […]

Morrisons brings back staffed express checkouts to its supermarkets to offer customers a quick and personal service

Morrisons is bringing back staffed express checkouts to its supermarkets this week to offer customers a quick and personal service, and more choice at checkouts. Bradford, England, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The express lanes will serve customers who wish to buy ten items or less. They will mean customers with a small shop who want […]

X5 Retail Group N.V., further expands its Perekrestok chain of supermarkets with the opening of seven new stores in March

Moscow, 2015-4-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V., (‘X5’ or the ‘Company’) a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: ‘FIVE’), is pleased to announce the further expansion of its Perekrestok chain of supermarkets. Today, five new stores were opened, three of them located in Moscow, one in Kazan and one in Nizhny Novgorod, […]

Price Chopper Supermarkets Recalls Chocolate Ice Cream

Schenectady, NY, US,  2014-1-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper Supermarkets is issuing a recall on Central Market Classics Chocolate Ice Cream, UPC number 4173507233. The product may contain strawberries. The product is safe for consumption for those not allergic to strawberries. The ice cream was sold beginning December 15, 2013. Products should be returned to […]

New Research Reveals That 31 Million (73%) Shoppers Are Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands By Opting For Supermarket Own Brand Labels In Order to Save Money

As food price increases start to slow down, it’s not just the supermarkets that are busy battling the pricing war. New research from uSwitch.com reveals that 31 million (73%) shoppers are taking matters into their own hands by opting for supermarket own brand labels in a bid to save money on the weekly shop. This figure […]