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Retail Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

bp and M&S Food extend partnership stepping on nearly two decades of great relationship

Renew strategic convenience agreement in Great Britain until at least 2030‎ Agreement combines bp’s expertise in forecourt retail with one of the nation’s best ‎loved food retailers. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON: BP), a British multinational … Read the full press release

ING to discontinue its presence on the retail banking market in France

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING (AMS: INGA), a global financial institution of Dutch origin, has announced its exit from the French retail banking market. The current decision follows the Group’s strategic review that was announced in June … Read the full press release

‘I Love fruit & veg from Europe’: Weihnachten in der Schweiz ist gesund und voller Aromen

Das Projekt fördert schmackhafte, kreative und nahrhafte Gerichte sowohl unter dem Weihnachtsbaum als auch auf dem Tisch. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Während der Festtage gut zu essen, ohne sich dabei zusätzliche Pfunde zuzulegen, ist nicht unmöglich. Die … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas to sell its U.S. subsidiary Bank of the West, Inc. for EUR 14.4 billion to BMO Financial Group

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the sale of its subsidiary in the United States  Bank of the West, Inc., the Group’s retail & commercial banking activities in the … Read the full press release

Co-op Power tendered 100GWh per annum PPA through Zeigo Platform

Co-op Power tenders aggregated Power Purchase Agreement through Zeigo Platform. The Co-op as the lead buyer, together with two of Co-op Power’s customers, brings the UK’s first ’Co-operative’ PPA onto Zeigo’s digital platform to bid for a joint PPA tender to tackle their Scope 3 … Read the full press release

M&S Food products will be available in over 2,500 Costa Coffee shops across UK starting next year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 18-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON: MKS), a major British multinational retailer, has announced that M&S Food products will be made available in thousands of Costa Coffee shops across the UK starting 2022 … Read the full press release

Orbit Irrigation now part of Gardena following the acquisition by Husqvarna Group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Husqvarna Group (STO: HUSQ-B), a Swedish manufacturer of outdoor power products, has announced the acquisition of Orbit Irrigation, a leading provider of residential watering solutions in North America. As part of the deal … Read the full press release

ING intends to compensate its Dutch revolving consumer loans customers following rulings by the Dutch Institute for Financial Disputes

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 20-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING (AMS: INGA), a global financial institution of Dutch origin, has announced it will offer compensation to its Dutch retail customers with certain revolving consumer loans where the variable interest rate did not … Read the full press release

ThinLine Introduces a New Product to Help Horses Relax 

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ThinLine Global announces a new line of relaxation tools for horses, the Busy Buddy. ThinLine researched a myriad of issues commonly faced by horse owners, ranging from introducing young horses to the bit to … Read the full press release

Crédit du Nord and Société Générale retail banks merger: 1,450 branches, 10 million clients with 25,000 employees in 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Société Générale (EPA: GLE), a European leader in financial services with over 150 years of history, has announced it submits a complete dossier to its employee representative organisations setting out in detail the … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to use more environment-friendly packaging for the Friesche Vlag coffee creamers

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina, a Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, has announced that it will be using recycled PET bottle from now on for its Friesche Vlag coffee creamers. All single-use glass bottles of the entire coffee … Read the full press release

Accenture to accelerate Indian fashion and beauty retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd’s digital commerce transformation across multiple retail channels

Use of data and analytics to reimagine and enhance customer experience (PRESS RELEASE) MUMBAI, 7-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it will help Shoppers … Read the full press release

Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

Dispatch.d Offers Unique US Market Entry Services for European Impact Brands

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW JERSEY, United States, 30-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Numerous European “impact brands” – or brands that have the potential to make a tremendous impact on American and other global markets – are struggling to find business entry strategies … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Accelerated During Pandemic: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Customer Data Platform (CDP) vendors grew at a record pace during the first half of 2021, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report. The semi-annual report found that … Read the full press release

French mass-market retailer Casino Group extends syndicated credit facility maturity from 2.2 years to 4.6 years on average

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French mass-market retail company Casino Group (EPA: CO) has announced that it has extended the maturity and improved the financial conditions of its main syndicated credit facility, originally set to mature in October … Read the full press release

Euronext: Komplett goes public on Oslo Børs

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European stock exchange Euronext congratulates Komplett on its listing on Oslo Børs (ticker code: KOMPL). Komplett Group is a leading online-first electronics and IT products retailer with operations in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. … Read the full press release

M&S launches new programme to support Select Farmers to become more resilient to environmental challenges

M&S launches industry-leading bee programme – introducing over 30 million bees to its Select Farms – to boost pollination, improve product quality and produce delicious British honey for its customers M&S raises the bar even further to offer more RSPCA Assured … Read the full press release

Cebr: This Easter garden centres and DIY stores to benefit from trend of Brits spending on home improvements

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) unveils its outlook on this year’s Easter retail sales in the UK. The Easter weekend has traditionally been one of the highlights for retailers with shoppers … Read the full press release

Largest Supply Chain for Face masks, FFP2, FFP3 and cloth masks

Creative Concepts Manufacturing Group Unveils its innovative 5-Layer Nano-PTFE Filtering Technology Reusable and Washable Cloth Mask for everyday civilians – AirGuard™ Face Mask (PRESS RELEASE) BOLOGNA, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Creative Concepts Manufacturing Group announces campaign launch of their new … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures investit dans Crossborderit (CBIT), DDP et une solution de commerce électronique

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Suède, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, filiale de Norway Post, basée à Stockholm en Suède, investit dans Crossborderit (CBIT). Les autres investisseurs participants sont Per Victor, fondateur de Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. et MEI Invest. … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures investiert in Crossborderit (CBIT), eine DDP (geliefert verzollt) und E-Commerce Lösung

Bring Ventures, der Projektträger der norwegischen Post, investiert in Crossborderit (CBIT). Weitere beteiligte Investoren sind u. a. Per Victor, Gründer von Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. und MEI Invest. (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Schweden, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, der … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures invests in Crossborderit (CBIT), DDP and ecommerce solution

Brexit and De Minimis e-commerce Solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, Norway Post venture arm, invests in Crossborderit (CBIT). Other investors participating are such as Per Victor founder of Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. and MEI … Read the full press release

Accenture acquires supply chain and retail technology consultancy specialists REPL Group

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture expands its retail technology and supply chain capabilities with the acquisition of REPL Group (“REPL”), a U.K.-based technology consultancy specializing in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry to Reach $1.5 Billion in 2021: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) are increasingly embedded inside of larger systems, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report. The semi-annual report found that ten of the 13 vendors … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain offers online retailers faster and more transparent shipping through its European network of e-fulfillment centers

Modular fulfillment service and end-to-end visibility across over 30 fulfillment centers all over Europe, including the UK market Speed-to-Consumer, with next-day, up to same-day delivery in all major European cities (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Contract logistics leader … Read the full press release

Accenture strengthens its ecommerce services to help clients reimagine their business through the acquisition of Businet System

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces the acquisition of Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel … Read the full press release

Empa and Coop partner against foodwaste

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa announces collaboration with Coop to develop potential improvements in the supply chain. Vegetables and fruits often have a long way to go on the supermarket shelf. How can quality be intelligently … Read the full press release

Citycon welcomes new Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations Laura Jauhiainen

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 19-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading owner, developer and manager of urban grocery-anchored shopping centres in the Nordic countries, Citycon announces the appointment of Laura Jauhiainen, CFA, as Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations as of 1 January 2021. … Read the full press release

Firebolt Group Joins Top 1% of Companies Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

The Company Earned The Pretigious EcoVadis Platinum Rating (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Firebolt Group, an innovative software, and hardware marketing solutions company for leading global brands, earned the prestigious Platinum EcoVadis Medal. The platinum medal is the … Read the full press release

Aviva welcomes Mohit Joshi and Jim McConville to its Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational insurance company, Aviva plc announces the appointment of Mohit Joshi and Jim McConville as Independent Non-Executive Directors of the Company with effect from 1 December 2020. Jim and Mohit bring significant experience … Read the full press release