September 23, 2013

With the Shopper Marketing Expo quickly approaching, taking place Oct. 8 to 10 in Chicago, the Path to Purchase Institute is offering a preview of some key educational seminars for attendees.

May 29, 2013

DSNTV recently interviewed Walgreens DVP of category strategy, innovation and space management Beth Stiller at the company's Bucktown/Wicker Park flagship store in Chicago for a Virtual Store Tour segment focused on Walgreens’ key strategy in such core categories as health and beauty, and how it plays out in its flagship stores.

April 23, 2015

IRI's 2014 Pacesetters cumulatively captured more than $7 billion in year-one sales. 

April 7, 2015

A new policy statement issued by American Academy of Pediatrics urges use of metric system in dosing children. 

 

April 1, 2015

Walgreens is teaming up with Shedd Aquarium to provide on-demand access to medicines for animals. 

March 31, 2015

According to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care research, seasonality takes hold as a key beauty trend.
 

March 13, 2015

The CDC and AMA on Thursday launched the joint Prevent Diabetes STAT program. 

March 4, 2015

Walgreens is taking its Go Big in Beauty mission to the streets — literally. Starting last year, Walgreens began loading up its best beauty products — along with hair, makeup and nail professionals — on a mobile beauty studio that traveled to key markets across the country to herald the arrival of each new issue of Discover Beauty Within.

March 3, 2015

Healthcare systems should increasingly focus on digital technology as tech-savvy seniors seek more online options to access healthcare services from their home, according to a recent survey.

February 2, 2015

Target is opening 15 stores this year, including additional TargetExpress and CityTarget smaller format locations as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

January 23, 2015

Kacelia recently launched the Tru-Align body system — a self-care treatment system that is clinically proven to alleviate back and neck pain.

January 20, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. 

January 20, 2015

U.S. consumers spent $120 billion on private label products during the past year, marking a year-over-year increase of 2.1%, according to the latest IRI Times and Trends report.

December 3, 2014

A number of chief marketing officers have increased their overall marketing budgets for 2014 with a focus on the enhanced omninchannel shopping experience, according to a BDO USA survey released Tuesday.

December 2, 2014

A CPG company with $1 billion in sales can earn an additional $71 million in incremental revenue through effective Hispanic marketing.

 

November 21, 2014

More than one-third of those surveyed (36%) have previously used a mobile device to pay for something in a brick-and-mortar retail store, up from 15% in 2012.

November 17, 2014

It may account for the smallest percentage of total color cosmetics, but don’t let that fool you. Lip color is currently the darling of the cosmetics category.

November 13, 2014

IRI recently took a closer look at current shopping trends and provided a road map on how marketers can protect and grow share in the CPG marketplace in the new Times and Trends report, “Channel Migration: The Road to Growth Has Many Lanes.”

November 4, 2014

U.S. retailers have emerged with an optimistic outlook for the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent BDO USA survey.

 

October 22, 2014

A JAMA study noted that about two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the Food and Drug Administration still contained banned ingredients at least six months after being recalled.

October 15, 2014

 H. D. Smith was recently announced as a finalist of the 2014 Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards in the Large Family Business of the Year and the Community Service categories.

October 15, 2014

AbbVie has notified Shire of its board of directors' intention to reconsider the recommendation made on July 18 that AbbVie stockholders adopt the merger agreement needed to complete the proposed combination of AbbVie and Shire.

 

October 14, 2014

Shoppers are rolling into the holiday season on a high note and are willing to spend a bit more, according to the latest IRI MarketPulse survey released Tuesday.

 

October 9, 2014

United Parcel Service said it will expand UPS My Choice and the UPS Access Point network, two of the company’s services that work together to provide online shoppers and global retailers with new personalized solutions to manage residential package deliveries.