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.

January 29, 2015

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

 

January 23, 2015

Mobile is increasingly influencing all stages along the shopper’s path-to-purchase for CPG items. New research from mobile audience intelligence firm NinthDecimal examines how mobile usage and marketing is transforming how shoppers interact with CPG brands.

 

January 8, 2015

Consumers were offered more than $496 billion dollars in consumer incentives through Free Standing Inserts in 2014, an increase of 6.4% compared to last year, according to a Kantar Media report released Thursday.

January 5, 2015

Rite Aid stores in New York and Los Angeles will be featuring futuristic end-caps in partnership with Provision Interactive Technologies, a subsidiary of Provision Holding, in 2015.

December 11, 2014

The holiday season is the battery category’s best friend. A shift in the consumer electronics industry to built-in rechargeable batteries and the growth of do-it-all smartphones that replace many battery-operated devices has left the category in a slump. 

November 26, 2014

Midwestern retailer Meijer is shifting the focus this Cyber Monday to digital, announcing a 20% off coupon through its mPerks program and allowing its customers to go digital for the greatest savings.

November 25, 2014

CVS/pharmacy is looking to help customers save big this Black Friday with great deals and rewards on holiday gifts and essentials and, new this year, is an Online Gift Guide.

November 11, 2014

The Golub Corp. has unveiled a new banner for its stores — Market 32 — which will begin rolling out across the chain’s six-state footprint this spring.

November 5, 2014

As many as 60% of shoppers wait until November before they start their holiday gift buying, with 31% hitting the stores around Nov. 1 and 29% waiting until Black Friday.

October 29, 2014

Shoppers plan to spend more during the upcoming holiday season with omnichannel shoppers having even higher spending expectations. 

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.

 

September 30, 2014

More than half of consumers use coupon apps once or twice a month, with food and beverage being the most popular category, according to new data from Scanbuy, a provider of mobile engagement solutions.

September 24, 2014

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy is now offering immunizations for influenza, pneumonia, shingles and whooping cough on a walk-in basis, the company has announced.

September 23, 2014

The retail industry is expected to benefit from mobile commerce, free shipping offers, in-store pickup promotions and e-commerce videos during the 2014 holiday season. 

September 10, 2014

Price Chopper Supermarkets is revising and expanding its coupon policy in response to ever-evolving couponing trends.

August 20, 2014

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers.

August 8, 2014

SafeHands, an alcohol-free hand sanitizer company, announced that it will offer back-to-school "buy one, get one free" coupons.

July 31, 2014

Dollar General, in partnership with Coupons.com, on Thursday completed the successful rollout of its new DG Digital Coupons program to its more than 11,300 stores across the 40 states the retailer serves.

July 23, 2014

On average, consumers say 64% of their back-to-school shopping will take place in-store, with the rest online via computer or mobile device. A new survey of 1,001 U.S. parents with school-age children from customer experience solutions provider Baynote and the E-tailing Group also shows that 40% of consumers say that paper catalogs influence their in-store purchases, more than any other channel.

July 14, 2014

Weis Markets on Friday announced it will offer online shopping with in-store pickup at its Laurel store on Washington Boulevard beginning Sunday, July 13.

June 24, 2014

Publix is test-marketing a website that allows shoppers to register for special offers in lieu of a card-based loyalty program, The Tampa Bay Times reported on Monday.

June 9, 2014

Weis Markets last week announced it will offer online shopping with in-store pick-up at its Fogelsville, Pa., store beginning June 8.

June 3, 2014

Dollar General on Tuesday announced it will be bringing its brand of EDLP discounting to three new states next year — Oregon, Maine and Rhode Island.