Old Navy to Eliminate Plastic Bags by 2023
Old Navy announces the elimination of plastic shopping bags in the U.S. and Canada stores by 2023, alongside other plastic reduction commitments aimed at creating a greener, cleaner future for the next generation.
The brand will also invest in a new wave of earth-minded changemakers in honor of the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. In partnership with 11-year-old Next Gen leader Ryan Hickman of Ryan’s Recycling Company, Old Navy will fund 51 GoFundMe fundraisers from young advocates leading environmental progress in their communities.
Foot Locker Selects FreedomPay to Deliver the 'Next Level' Retail Experience
Foot Locker and FreedomPay announced the implementation of FreedomPay's leading edge commerce platform across Foot Locker, Inc.'s 2,000 + US stores.
FreedomPay will now work with Foot Locker to provide an advanced, safe and secure in-store consumer payments experience for millions of U.S. shoppers. The new touchless capable payment system enables Foot Locker customers to have complete control over their checkout experience, giving consumers the option to pay via contactless payment methods and digital wallets all on their own device, including PayPal/Venmo.
Wolferman's Bakery and Curtis Stone Collaborate to Celebrate National English Muffin Day
Wolferman's Bakery has teamed up with Michelin-star Chef Curtis Stone to release new and exclusive recipes in celebration of National English Muffin Day on Friday, April 23. In addition, the brand is further engaging consumers through a new virtual morning show series which demonstrates the versatility of English muffins in recipe creation.
"English muffins have always reminded me of my childhood, as they were a breakfast must-have in my home growing up in Australia," says Stone. "I immediately connected with the Wolferman's Bakery team on our mutual passion for this iconic staple and was inspired to create some distinctive new takes on this morning favorite. I can't wait for people to create the recipes I developed from the comfort of their own home."
Circle K Offers New Sustainably Sourced Coffee
Circle K is taking its commitment to sustainability a step further by becoming the largest convenience retailer in the U.S. to offer 100% sustainably sourced coffee blends across all their locations.
To celebrate this initiative, Circle K will be offering up to 40% off reusable mugs on April 22 for Earth Day. The sustainably sourced coffee program is built around three pillars: farm productivity, environmental practices, and social development. These high-quality coffee beans will come from participating farms around the world while providing valuable tools, training and services to coffee farmers and their communities.
Dollar Tree Introduces Chesapeake Media Group to Connect Brands with Shoppers in Real Time
Dollar Tree introduced its new retail media network, Chesapeake Media Group, an innovative platform for brands to engage with their customers in a personalized and ultra-targeted digital experience like never before. The key benefit, backed by insight and analytics, offers brands the ability to instantly connect with shoppers, contributing to purchase decisions in real time.