May 1, 2012

CVS/pharmacy has updated its mobile application so shoppers now can digitally store their ExtraCare card in their smartphone, eliminating the need to carry an ExtraCare card when shopping.

May 1, 2012

The Food Marketing Institute's One Big Event, a trade conference the association hosts every other year, will be held in Chicago from June 10 to 13 in 2014, FMI announced Monday.

May 1, 2012

A limited-edition ketchup variety from Heinz will become a full-time member of the brand's lineup.

May 1, 2012

Help Remedies on Tuesday announced the launch of its Help I’m Nauseous antiemetic.

May 1, 2012

In conducting research on how consumer packaged goods (CPG) and food and beverage companies can better work with retail partners to develop effective mobile marketing strategies, we recognized an opportunity for marketers to focus on the Hispanic population. With a growth rate more than four times that of the entire country and an expected 2015 purchasing power well in excess of $1.25 trillion, the U.S. Hispanic population is one of the most important consumer segments for CPG and food and beverage companies.

May 1, 2012

Marley Coffee is gearing up to make its first foray into the single-cup coffee category.

May 1, 2012

Maty's Healthy Products on Monday launched its all-natural baby chest rub into select Walmart stores, the company announced.

May 1, 2012

The deodorant and antiperspirant industry in the United States will continue to relish in the sweet smell of success through 2016 and beyond, according to a new Mintel report.

May 1, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan has released a version of a drug used to treat bacterial infections, the company said.

May 1, 2012

Nestle Pure Life has launched its 2012 Nestle Pure Life Hydration Movement, an extension of the brand's pledge program where more than 99,000 families have made a commitment to swap one sugared beverage a day for water for a year.

May 1, 2012

Pepperidge Farm has expanded its Goldfish brand portfolio with the introduction of a new sweet treat.

May 1, 2012

Innovate or stagnate into irrelevance. That’s the message chain pharmacy leaders had for their colleagues at last week’s National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ 2012 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

May 1, 2012

First-quarter sales increased 4.2% to $7.1 billion for Publix, the company reported Tuesday.

May 1, 2012

Retail clinics and medical centers are poised to expand, thanks to several enhancements in technology.

May 1, 2012

Sears Holdings, the parent company of Kmart, expects to make a profit of between $155 million and $195 million in first quarter 2012, compared with a $165 million loss in first quarter 2011, the company said Tuesday.

May 1, 2012

Shopko Stores, through a partnership with Wishabi, now is offering customers access to a digital circular online at Shopko.com.

May 1, 2012

Consumers are expected to shop and buy more in the week leading up to Mother's Day than they did last year, according to a new ShopperTrak survey.

May 1, 2012

SpyRu is set to launch this month its new line of high-protein, low-calorie beverages.

April 30, 2012

Abbott recently launched Perfectly Simple by ZonePerfect, a line extension that is gluten-free and features fewer ingredients in each bar (between six and 10 ingredients).

April 30, 2012

AK GlobalTech last month was recognized with a Best Product of the Show Award for its AlcoMate SafeGuard (AL2500) at the ECRM Home Health Care EPPS here.

April 30, 2012

Catalina Marketing has boosted its portfolio by acquiring a mobile commerce solutions provider.

April 30, 2012

Ciao Bella officially has rolled out its line of frozen Greek yogurt to retailers nationwide.

April 30, 2012

Eisai announced that Allen Waxman has joined the company.

April 30, 2012

Net sales for Ingles Markets experienced a spike during the second quarter and first half of fiscal year 2012, the retailer reported Monday.