September 13, 2017

SEATTLE, Wash. — Oberto is expanding its product offerings and the jerky category with its latest launch. The company has unveiled its pepperoni jerky, which doesn’t require refrigeration and contains 11 g of protein per serving.

September 12, 2017

This fall, exclusive packages of Kellogg’s cereals and Cheez-It crackers will feature stories and show the positive impact literacy efforts have made to adult and youth learners.

September 8, 2017
The store will be stocking Daelman’s stroopwafel's caramel jumbo duo offering in the snack aisle of roughly 13,600 stores, and the chocolate-caramel duo at the check out of 8,000 stores.
 
September 8, 2017

The company’s current COO of the U.S. business, George Zoghbi, will move into a strategic advisor role, the company said, shuffling two executives’ roles as a result. 

September 8, 2017

Target said the move would help end shoppers' uncertainty over the timing of discounts on certain products, and make for "more consistent savings."

September 7, 2017

By the end of October, 25 CVS Pharmacy vending machines will pop up throughout New England and New York at such targeted areas as airports, including New York City’s LaGuardia; public transit stations, including Boston’s South Station Bus Terminal; office parks and college campuses. 

September 6, 2017

Nielsen’s Clean Label Report found that consumers want clarity from their product labels about what they contain, and that products with specific product claims are seeing serious dollar growth.

September 6, 2017

Chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut, which pioneered the method of making ruby chocolate from ruby cocoa beans, said that research from Haystack finds a consumer need for the new variety, with ruby chocolate expected to be introduced in various product categories. 

September 5, 2017

Retail pharmacy supplier community steps up to the plate, helping communities across Texas and Louisiana recover from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey.

August 31, 2017

It's all about timing, and the timing may be perfect for Frito Lay as it roles out versions of 11 core chip brands without artificial ingredients, suggested a report published Wednesday in Advertising Age, especially with the recent acquisiton of Whole Foods by Amazon. "Cleaner" snacking opportunities coming out of the snacking division of PepsiCo may appeal to Whole Foods shoppers. "The notion of clean and simple is very important to a segment of consumers," Frito-Lay chief marketing officer Jennifer Saenz told Ad Age. "They're searching for that." (Advertising Age)

 

August 31, 2017

There are more than 550 pharmacies in New York City licensed to sell tobacco products. The prohibition would begin after these current licenses expire in 2018.

August 30, 2017

According to the IHL Group report, 42% of retailers have a net increase in stores in 2017.

August 30, 2017

During the 2016 season, the 16 back-to-school shopping trips made by shoppers were spread out over an average of seven different retailers.

August 29, 2017

The Salem project is being developed by Capstone Partners and PCCP.

August 29, 2017

AMP Energy Organic will be sold at a suggested retail price of $1.99 and will expand to additional retailers across the U.S. in early 2018.

August 29, 2017

In-store retailing still has a role to play, particularly among lower-income households.

August 29, 2017

Walmart.ca attracts approximately 8 million unique visits per month.

August 28, 2017

Crossmark Canada's new CEO has nearly 30 years of CPG experience across Gillette, P&G and Kraft Heinz.

August 25, 2017

Amazon Lockers will be available in select Whole Foods Market stores, affording Whole Foods a click-and-collect offering.

August 25, 2017

The first segment of the Open Buy Day, for household cleaning, paper, general merchandise and health and beauty care, will be held Oct. 19. The second segment will follow this on Oct. 26 for the food, beverage and pet categories.

August 25, 2017

During trials of this cognitive technology across more than 100 stores in multiple American markets, the solution improved forecasting accuracy of volatile, hard-to-forecast products by 75%.

August 25, 2017

The consortium includes Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick, McLane, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart.

August 25, 2017

ShopRite and Huggies will donate a day’s worth of diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network each time a customer purchases any size Huggies diapers at ShopRite stores or online.

August 25, 2017

The sparkling water company’s partnership with Big Geyser is effective Aug. 25 and covers New York’s five boroughs, as well as Westchester, Putnam, Nassau and Suffolk counties.