April 23, 2015

IRI's 2014 Pacesetters cumulatively captured more than $7 billion in year-one sales. 

April 22, 2015

Earlier Easter boosted drug store sales, Credit Suisse analyst Ed Kelly reported Wednesday. 

April 22, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is kicking off a "Fill Your Bag" promotional event, helping shoppers save on CVS brand products, as well as on other select exclusive product lines, in all of its 7,800 stores.

April 22, 2015

Walgreens forever changed its corporate trajectory with the execution of its “step 2” merger and acquisition of Boots Alliance, creating a truly international retail pharmacy operator with the restructured and rebranded Walgreens Boots Alliance.

April 22, 2015

A Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group survey determined that consumers are in no rush to buy the latest wearable device. 

 

April 21, 2015

The Grocery Manufacturers Association will award the GMA Hall of Achievement Award to three industry leaders this fall, including former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson. 

April 21, 2015

A majority of consumers are spending savings from lower fuel prices to buy groceries. According to the new “Why? Behind the Buy” report from Acosta Sales & Marketing, 72% of shoppers ages 18 to 34 years will spend fuel savings on groceries.

 

April 20, 2015

Old Orchard Brands on Monday announced that it’s expanding the Healthy Balance line of juice drinks to include two new varieties. 

April 17, 2015

 Ring Pop from Bazooka Candy Brands earlier this week kicked off its fourth annual flavor “face-off” on Facebook.

April 16, 2015

To support the new product, the company plans to debut an advertising campaign, “Ketchup’s Got a New Mustard.” 

April 15, 2015

Twenty-ounce bottles of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero will feature 1,000 of the most popular names in the country — four times the number of names featured in last year's wildly successful campaign.

April 14, 2015

Everyday can be pancake day thanks to Jelly Belly’s latest flavor

April 14, 2015

A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study found that fulfilling omnichannel orders is pressuring on profit margins. 

April 14, 2015

According to TheStreet, there are four key challenges that grocery veteran Anne Dament will likely have to tackle over the next 12 months as she works to reposition Target’s food business.

April 13, 2015

Auntie Anne’s, a soft-pretzel franchise, on Monday revealed that it’s introducing an expanded collection of retail pretzel products, which includes new Pretzel Pocket sandwiches. 

April 13, 2015

AAFES on Monday updated its POS through NCR Corporation. 

April 13, 2015

Target has named a SVP, merchandising to lead the strategic repositioning of Target’s food business.

April 9, 2015

The oft-requested flavor will be available in bottles againfor spring and summer 2015, along with another flavor that, until now, was exclusive to Taco Bell.

April 8, 2015

Boar's Head rolls out a premium line of products, ranging from hummus singles to antipasto snack packs. 

April 8, 2015

The Hershey Co. debuted Ice Breakers Cool Blasts Chews, which provide consumers a “blast” of mint flavor in the form of a chew. 

April 8, 2015

Sargento Foods is expanding its snack products beyond cheese for the first time with the introduction of Sargento Balanced Breaks, the company on Tuesday announced. 

April 7, 2015

Jack Link’s, a producer of meat snacks, announced a “brand refresh," which includes an updated logo, package design and product formulation.

April 6, 2015
Kool-Aid announced the debut of Kool-Aid Easy Mix, which the brand said offers consumers convenience and value, with half the sugar of leading regular sodas. 
 
April 2, 2015

Walgreens and M&M's Brand on Thursday partnered with NBC for a three-hour "Red Nose Day" comedy special to help children in need.