February 18, 2015

Amazon.com's proposed 30-minute Prime Air offering drone delivery option was grounded Sunday. 

February 18, 2015

Praim Group this week agreed to produce and distribute a line of chocolate bars for The Mensch on a Bench, which has caught on with Jewish children as well as interfaith families throughout the country. 

February 18, 2015

Seafood brand StarKist is adding Gourmet Selects tuna pouches to its portfolio of products. The pouches come complete with vegetables — chili peppers, tomatoes or jalapenos — adding another kick to the brand's globally inspired varieties, which include Thai, Mediterranean and Mexican-style tuna. 

February 17, 2015

A Valentine's Day infographic from Mobee reveals which brands took the top spot on store shelves, the best displays and which names won over the hearts — and dollars — of customers leading up to the big day. 

 

February 17, 2015

Promotion In Motion Companies, makers of Welch's Fruit Snacks, announced the launch of a new variety featuring orchard-inspired treats.

 

February 12, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is now testing the sale of fresh foods, according to published reports.

 

February 10, 2015

Heinz is incorporating a spicy kick to it's classic tomato ketchup product. 

 

February 10, 2015

Instantly on Tuesday launched Instantly Product Watch, a live crowd-sourced insights engine that alerts brands about newly launched products and tracks their performance across key metrics nationwide. 

February 10, 2015

Procter & Gamble will build a multi-category manufacturing facility in Berkeley County, W. Va., marking the company’s first plant in West Virginia and only its second new site in the United States since 1971.

February 9, 2015

Greater consumer interest in the pursuit of health-and-wellness lifestyles may be contributing to a lessened sensitivy in price across the category.

 

February 9, 2015

Brick-and-mortar stores still serve as the primary shopping destination even in this age of omnichannel retailing, according to PwC's latest annual consumer survey — Total Retail: Retailers and the Age of Disruption.

February 6, 2015

Organic nutrition company Plum Organics is counting on its new line of soups to help satisfy hungry kids. 

February 5, 2015

The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance on Wednesday announced the results of the first salary survey for retail dietitians.

February 5, 2015

Whole Foods Market and the award-winning brand The World of Eric will join forces to roll out a series of cereal boxes for the grocer's 365 Everyday Value line. The packaging will include games for children as well as Carle's iconic artwork, which includes illustrations from the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar."

February 4, 2015

Mondelez International has named Valerie Oswalt president, U.S. sales, effective April 1.

February 3, 2015

Much of the mobile app experience happens in the comfortable, unrushed environment of the home, with 85% of shoppers preferring to shop there via mobile.

February 2, 2015

The evolution of how Americans shop the local grocery store is negatively impacting companies like Hershey Co., which rely on a steady stream of impulse purchasing to thrive.

February 2, 2015

Scott Zabielski of Los Angeles was announced as the grand prize winner for the 2015 "Crash the Super Bowl" contest from Doritos brand. 

January 29, 2015

BAILEYS Coffee Creamers on Thursday announced two new additions to its line of non-alcoholic flavored coffee creamers. Macadamia Brittle and the limited-edition Bourbon Vanilla Pound Cake will join the brand's existing 13 flavors in dairy cases across the country. 

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.

 

January 29, 2015

ThinkThin will expand beyond its selection of bars with its new thinkThin Protein and Fiber Hot Oatmeal, marking its first new food category launch. The brand said it hopes to meet a rising demand for protein products and is first in the hot cereal category to offer a combo of both protein and high fiber with 200 calories or less. 

 

January 28, 2015

The Hershey Co. on Tuesday announced the introduction of Brookside Chocolate's Crunchy Clusters, a confection that takes mutligrains of rice, toasted oats and graham cracker bits and combines them with fruit-flavored centers covered in dark chocolate. 

January 28, 2015

Chocolatier Lindt earlier this week announced a variety of new Valentine's Day-themed products to be sold alongside the company's signature offerings. 

January 27, 2015

The Global Market Development Center last week named Dewayne Rabon, group VP center store for Bi-Lo Holdings, as the new chairman of the board.