08/20/2014 - 7:10pm

Since their introduction a few years ago, Clif Bar & Co.’s Shot Bloks have been among the best-selling nutrition bars in the specialty store segment. 

08/20/2014 - 7:10pm

Alexa Health Products’ FruitChia bars have garnered a great deal of attention over the past year. Made with only two ingredients — fruit and chia seeds — the naturally sweetened, gluten-free bars provide a mixture of antioxidants, dietary fiber, and omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. 

08/20/2014 - 7:10pm

While public health officials and the media continue to trumpet how many Americans’ eating habits can adversely affect their health, consumers do not yet seem ready to swear off traditional snack foods in favor of more healthy options.

08/20/2014 - 5:34pm

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

08/20/2014 - 11:23am

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers.

08/20/2014 - 10:59am

Walmart plans to launch its opening price point private label, Price First, nationwide in late third quarter, executives told analysts on Friday. 

 

08/20/2014 - 10:10am

McDonald's and Kraft are collaborating to bring McDonald's McCafé brand to retail shelves across the United States. The packaged coffees will give consumers a convenient way to enjoy the McCafé experience in their own homes, the companies said.

08/19/2014 - 3:23pm

Beginning Aug. 19, the taxi app company Uber will offer a drug store shopping service for a limited time in a limited area to Washington, D.C., residents. 

 

08/19/2014 - 9:39am

Nielsen on Monday announced the appointments of two executive leaders: John Lewis as global president and Karen Fichuk as president North America.