As sparkling water gains a foothold in the beverage category, Coca-Cola has decided to dip its toes in, as MarketWatch reports that the drink maker plans to sell a carbonated version of its Smartwater. The company plans to start small, offering the water in New York City restaurants, hotels and stores in November with a wider distribution in 2016, according to the report (MarketWatch)
Marianne Wilson, editor in chief of Drug Store News’ sister publication, Chain Store Age, has outlined her 10 favorite stores that have opened in New York in 2015. Today we’re sharing her picks with our readers.
Compared to older consumers, 51% of millennials said they’ve made financial cutbacks in the last six months, compared to 37% of shoppers 55 and older, which will have an impact on the way they spend for their holiday celebrations.