May 24, 2011

J.M. Smucker officially has increased the list price for several of its coffee products.

May 23, 2011

It was a busy 2011 Annual Meeting. And DSN covered it all.

May 23, 2011

Neither one of the co-
recipients of this year’s Fantle Award would want you to call it the end of an era. 


May 23, 2011

The Jean Coutu Group has announced that it now is offering a photo boutique on its iPhone application, which enables users to have photos printed through a smartphone.

May 23, 2011

Kao Brands’ John Frieda officially has launched its first-ever permanent hair color and is looking to shake up the hair color segment with the new Precision Foam Colour.

May 23, 2011

Aetrex Worldwide is bringing shoppers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience featuring the most advanced technology in the footwear industry with the opening of its first retail concept in Englewood, N.J. An invite-only grand opening celebration will be held June 2.


May 20, 2011

An Associated Press/GfK poll released Friday determined that rising gas prices will cause “serious” hardship for as much as 41% of Americans.

May 20, 2011

Kronos is expanding its bread products line with its acquisition of Pita King's commercial baking assets.

May 20, 2011

More retailers are using such social media venues as Facebook as an entry point into their e-commerce sites, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited JCPenney and GNC as examples.

May 20, 2011

Safeway's board of directors announced a 21% increase in its quarterly dividend.

May 20, 2011

Walmart and Target are the top go-to shopping destinations for college students, according to a new study.

May 20, 2011

Target plans to spend more than it had forecast this year on its entry into the Canadian market as it nails down more of the best retail locations sooner than expected.

May 19, 2011

A chocolatier has brought its gourmet chocolates to the Midwest.

May 19, 2011

7UP is sporting two nostalgic looks designed by “The Celebrity Apprentice” finalists Marlee Matlin and John Rich.

May 19, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted an attention-grabbing page Wednesday titled: “Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse.”

May 19, 2011

Kellogg's announced that seven of its U.S. cookie and cracker bakeries have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star certification.

May 18, 2011

CVS/pharmacy is helping its shoppers save money on gas this summer with a new program that enables customers to earn free gas by purchasing select items at its stores nationwide.

May 18, 2011

Ford Motor on Wednesday announced its research partnership with WellDoc — a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes and reduce healthcare costs — around integrating WellDoc services into Ford vehicles through the automaker’s SYNC voice-activated in-car connectivity system.

May 18, 2011

Cancer drugs are expected to see sharp increases in spending and use by 2013, according to the latest drug trend report by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions.

May 18, 2011

Safeway and its charitable arm, the Safeway Foundation, announced that its fundraising efforts to benefit such organizations as Easter Seals, Special Olympics and others garnered $10.4 million.

May 17, 2011

Procter & Gamble is taking its packaging for three of its laundry products to the past.

May 17, 2011

CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic is looking to make it easier and more affordable for campers to get the physicals they need in order to participate in activities by offering discounts on camp and sports physicals through July 31.

May 17, 2011

An investigational drug made by InterMune improved breathing in patients with a rare and fatal lung disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial published online in The Lancet last week.

May 16, 2011

CVS Caremark announced on Monday that it will be launching a pilot of a real-time, integrated electronic prior authorization capability, available to its PBM clients, to help speed access to prescription medications.