More than 15,300 people attended the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo at Chicago's McCormick Place last month, representing a more than 10% increase in attendees over 2012, the organization that sponsors the trade show said.
In an effort to inform and educate GMDC members on the availability of RetailNet Group’s Global Store Tours database, the RetailNet Group will be among the presenters during Sunday’s business sessions.
Mass market retailers increasingly are elevating their health and beauty departments to help shoppers look good and feel good — initiatives that are playing out in various forms at retail. To share with readers some of the most innovative efforts currently underway at mass, Drug Store News took a closer look at what's trending now in beauty.
Marley Beverage Co., a partnership with the family of the legendary reggae artist that promotes a wide range of healthy, natural drinks, is set to relaunch One Drop, a ready-to-drink premium Jamaican coffee beverage made with real cane sugar and all-natural ingredients, the company announced.
Health and wellness not only is the most compelling trend in today’s consumer packaged goods environment, but it also is among the hardest on which to capitalize, noted IRI Consulting in its new executive briefing, “What’s in Store for Health & Wellness.”
Generic drug maker Hospira marked its fifth year marketing knock-off versions of biotech drugs in Europe Wednesday as it presented at the 2013 Biotechnology Industry Organization International Convention this week.
Americans may have been on a roller coaster ride with the U.S. economy over the past few years, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to try new products, noted IRi in its recently released 2012 IRi New Product Pacesetters report.
Walgreens opened the doors to its latest flagship location last month in the nation's capital, bringing to District of Columbia residents and commuters the kind of retail pharmacy theater already familiar to citizens of New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Costco and IRI announced Wednesday that they will change a program that the club retailer describes as a single, global solution for category, point-of-sale and supply chain tracking, as well as extend the program to Mexico.