October 15, 2014

Sara Lee, a brand from Tyson Foods, last week announced the addition of two new flavors to its line of Desserts pound cakes. 

October 15, 2014

Synder's of Hanover will bring Munich's iconic Oktoberfest directly to consumers with new, limited-edition Oktoberfest pretzels. 

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 14, 2014

Adults in the United States suffered from approximately 14 million major medical conditions attributable to smoking, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine Monday.

October 14, 2014

Fall is the season for all things pumpkin, and it's only fitting that Jelly Belly Candy Co. is bringing back the classic flavor as part of its limited-time Holiday Favorites lineup.

October 10, 2014

Mars Chocolate on Thursday announced a plethora of new products that will appear on retail store shelves in the coming months, with two of the items — M&M's Crispy Chocolate Candies and Snickers Xtreme Bar — making a return due to popular demand. 

October 9, 2014

Bazooka Candy Brands is making its way into the gummy category. The Juicy Drop brand will expand to include Juicy Drop Gummies, which combines sour gummies with sour gel. 

October 9, 2014

Ocean Spray is known for its line of juices, but the brand will make a leap to the water aisle with the introduction of PACt cranberry extract water.

October 8, 2014
Annie's is making its way into a new category with the introduction of Organic Grass Fed Macaroni & Cheese, which is made with cheese from humanely raised cows with year-round access to pasture. 
 
October 8, 2014

Clif Bar on Tuesday announced the return of its seasonal flavors. 

October 8, 2014

Plum Organics, a kids nutrition company, announced that it is entering into the adult-snacking realm with the launch of Plum Vida.

October 7, 2014

Balance Bar, a maker of nutrition energy bars, launched its new Balance bare line. 

October 7, 2014

Stale muffins, soggy cereals and singed toast — the trappings of a sad breakfast experience. But it doesn't have to be that way, according to Greek yogurt brand Chobani. 

October 7, 2014

The 2014 holiday shopping season will be characterized by cautious spending, while economic realities create one of two American holiday shoppers: survivalists and selectionists.

 

October 7, 2014

PepsiCo announced that Tony West has joined the company as EVP of government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective Nov. 24.

October 6, 2014

The 7th Annual Emerson Group Retail Industry Day kicked off with a moving and inspirational presentation by adventurer and wilderness advocate Aron Ralston, who not only shared his story of having to amputate his arm in order to free himself from a dislodged boulder while hiking in Utah’s remote canyon country, but also revealed what he gained from that fateful journey.

October 6, 2014

Hundreds of attendees — ranging from Emerson Group clients, to retailers, to agencies, to members of the private equity community — gathered at the Ritz Carlton in downtown Philadelphia on Oct. 1 to attend the 7th Annual Emerson Group Retail Industry Day.

October 6, 2014

Attention brand marketers: Market in the year that we actually live in. That was a key piece of advice that entrepreneur, author and CEO of VaynerMedia, Gary Vaynerchuk, had for attendees during his lively, no-holds-barred presentation at the 7th Annual Emerson Group Retail Industry Day.

October 6, 2014

Is your emerging economy in your backyard? That’s a question that Matthew Martin, VP marketing at Family Dollar, posed to attendees of the Emerson Group Retail Industry Day as he described how Family Dollar defines value and what it is doing to better meet the needs of its core shopper.

October 6, 2014

FloraTummys is a new probiotic especially made for kids rather than a line extension of the adult probiotic.

October 6, 2014

The Food Marketing Institute on Monday hired Margaret Edgell Core to guide the reinstituted annual event, FMI Connect, the Global Food Retail Experience.

October 6, 2014

As many as 35% of shoppers now use mobile devices to make purchases, representing an increase of 10% as compared to 2012.

 

October 6, 2014

With declines in household incomes, a growing trend toward self-care among consumers, a changing demographic landscape and a greater emphasis on digital, the retail environment is undergoing significant change, but that change is spelling opportunities for smaller companies, according to Bob Sanders, EVP healthcare practice leader at IRI.

October 6, 2014

Keurig Green Mountain and W.B. Mason have reached an agreement to offer W.B. Mason's Shazam coffee in K-Cup packs for the Keurig's line of brewing systems.