June 14, 2017

IRI will work with Crossmark to provide actionable insights to its clients through the IRI Liquid Data platform.

June 14, 2017

See highlights from the Drug Store News/Mack Elevation third annual New General Market Summit. 

June 13, 2017

The full-day event, held June 13 in Providence, R.I., brought together leaders from such companies as Facebook, Under Armour, Google and IBM, among others, to discuss emerging trends shaping the healthcare industry.

June 12, 2017

Protein bars have been flying off the shelves in mass outlets lately. One reason for the increase is the multitude of consumer segments now shopping the category.

June 9, 2017
With peanut butter making up one of the chocolate category’s largest segments, Dove said its experts saw an opportunity to bring consumers a new spin on the classic pairing.
 
June 8, 2017

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder discusses the importance of purpose to the New General Market consumer, and how it unites the brands connecting most with their customers. 

June 7, 2017

The fresh produce market has expanded, largely driven by consumers who have greater awareness and commitment to choosing naturally-derived foods, beverages and supplements.

June 6, 2017
ECRM said that the combination of the two companies would bring RangeMe’s technology to a larger customer pool and make an impact on how the CPG industry evolves.
 
June 5, 2017

The multi-part initiative includes in-store Walgreens-exclusive consumer sweepstakes, a ChariTEA donation to cancer nonprofit Stupid Cancer and a digital media campaign to promote the National Iced Tea Month campaign.

June 5, 2017
Procter & Gamble is holding talks with Trian Fund Management, which has a $3.5 billion stake in the company, about the future of its brands, the P&G CEO David Taylor confirmed to CNBC. Taylor called the talks “constructive” and noted, "We are willing to engage. We want to be better.” Trian has been increasing its stake in P&G and the company looks to cut costs by some $10 billion, the report said. (CNBC)
May 31, 2017

Effective immediately, Nielsen will begin work on creating exclusive trading areas and a retail defined hierarchy on behalf of Family Dollar.

May 26, 2017

The new sub-line of Gatorade Thirst Quencher is designed to offer the same hydration and fueling benefits as Gatorade Thirst Quencher, but with a full flavor and smooth finish, the company said. 

May 23, 2017

The award-winning Barbecue Battle, on June 24 and 25, is one of the largest and most popular food festivals in the country, welcoming more than 100,000 barbecue fans each year.

May 22, 2017

In its first change in recommendations on fruit juice since 2001, Academy also recommends that Intake of juice should be limited to, at most, 4 ounces daily for toddlers age 1-3. For children age 4-6, fruit juice should be restricted to 4 to 6 ounces daily; and for children ages 7-18, juice intake should be limited to 8 ounces or 1 cup of the recommended 2 to 2.5 cups of fruit servings per day.

May 19, 2017

The local Chicago diaper bank will receive 250,000 diapers as part of the overall donation from Walgreens and Huggies.

May 18, 2017

Jack Link’s is expanding two of its lines and bringing a morning snack to consumers — Jack Link's AM. 

May 17, 2017

Recent research from 210 Analytics found that three-quarters of people see candy as a little indulgence and reward, and 74% said candy can be enjoyed in moderation.

May 15, 2017

Bellisio Foods is expanding its EatingWell line of frozen meals. 

May 12, 2017

Mars and Wrigley will work with the Partnership for a Healthier America and such other industry players as Nestle, Lindt, Ferrero to center their efforts on offering transparency and choice to consumers.

May 12, 2017

Mtn Dew’s DEW-S-A combines its Code Red, White Out and Voltage flavors to create a red-white-and-blue combination of flavors, inspired by fans.

May 12, 2017

The flavors, strawberry watermelon and raspberry lemonade, are both set to roll out in the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets on Memorial Day weekend.

 
May 11, 2017

The company unveiled its One Love flavor in the United States on Thursday, noting that it was concocted through a partnership with the Marley family to pay homage to the late singer.

May 11, 2017

The company also is introducing a new caramel sidekick to join the M&M’s spokes-candies to host an experiential event in Times Square to kick off an advertising campaign.

May 11, 2017

According to the supermarket retailer, these top picks can be used to pack nutrition into easy and delicious recipes that fit a customer’s individual health goals and budget.