March 4, 2013

Target will open its first locations in Canada on Tuesday, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

March 1, 2013

Publix may join Royal Ahold later this month in making a bid for the more than 200 Harris Teeter supermarkets, according to a report published Friday by Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the situation.

February 28, 2013

Keeping stores open during Hurricane Sandy was one of the factors that contributed to an increase in total store sales and comps in the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 for Ahold USA, the supermarket operator's Dutch parent company said Thursday.

February 27, 2013

OneHealth Solutions on Wednesday announced that Safeway has selected OneHealth to help support healthy living for its 171,000 employees.

February 27, 2013

Unilever is launching a new line of hair care products for men, the personal care company said Wednesday.

February 21, 2013

Dove, a Unilever brand, has launched a multiplatform, social media marketing campaign to reveal the “truth” about the body cleansers consumers purchase. The “Dove Truth Files: Reveal the Truth, Reap the Rewards” campaign asks women to put their detective skills to the test comparing their bar and body wash to Dove brand Body Wash and Beauty Bars to see which provides superior care for their skin for a chance to win more than 20,000 instant prizes.

February 11, 2013

Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold is selling its majority stake in a Scandinavian supermarket chain to an investors group, the company said Monday.

February 11, 2013

Mountain Dew, a product of PepsiCo, announced the release of Kickstart, a breakfast drink combining Mountain Dew with real fruit juice.

February 7, 2013

Unilever has introduced a new line of Axe brand facial grooming products that includes razors offered under a partnership with Schick and Philips Norelco, the company said on Tuesday

February 5, 2013

Dove Men+Care, a Unilever men's personal care brand, is launching a full line of cleansing, shaving, post-shave and face care products to help men care for their faces.

February 4, 2013

U.K. grocer Tesco is attempting to reassure shoppers that its United States-based Fresh & Easy supermarkets are not closing after announcing in December plans to exit the U.S. market, Bloomberg News reported Friday.

February 1, 2013

Unilever has mostly completed its sale of the Skippy peanut butter brand to Hormel Foods, the company said.

January 31, 2013

Kroger on Thursday announced the retirement of Central Division president Bob Moeder.

January 29, 2013

Spartan Stores, a regional grocery distributor and retailer, has entered into a distribution agreement with Chief Super Market under which Spartan Stores will be its primary wholesale grocery supplier.

January 28, 2013

To celebrate the biggest product launch in its 30-year history — the launch of the Apollo line of products — Unilever’s Axe men’s grooming line will premiere a television commercial titled “Lifeguard” on Feb. 3 during the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII.

January 23, 2013

Kraft Foods is adding to their line of flavored water enhancers with two flavors of Mio Fit, a portable liquid water enhancer with B vitamins and electrolytes, and has planned the brands first-ever Super Bowl spot to run during the third quarter of Super Bowl XVLII on Feb. 3.

January 21, 2013

The Grocery Manufacturers Association on Saturday presented a number of industry awards during the association's GMA Chairman's Lecture.

January 18, 2013

CVS Caremark and the United Food & Commercial Workers have announced that they have signed a cooperation agreement giving CVS/pharmacy employees at approximately 500 stores in the metropolitan Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego areas the opportunity to vote on whether or not they want to be represented by the union.

January 17, 2013

Unilever’s Dove is celebrating its new Color Care collection, which promises to keep colored hair vibrant for up to eight weeks, by premiering a new video short that celebrates the many meanings of color at the Dove Color Care Salon this weekend.

January 11, 2013

Unilever’s Axe is going where only few have gone before by giving guys the ultimate out-of-this-world experience: A trip to space. To recruit guys for the journey, Axe is creating the Axe Apollo Space Academy with one of the first men to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin.

January 10, 2013

Unilever-owned tea company Lipton is looking to breathe new life into a brand more than 130 years old.

January 4, 2013

Weis Markets on Friday announced the launch of its 10th round of price freezes, effective in all 163 store locations.

January 3, 2013

Safeway late Wednesday announced that Steve Burd, its long-time chairman and CEO, will retire at the company's annual stockholders meeting on May 14, 2013.

December 27, 2012

Convenience retailer 7-Eleven has jumped on the "fresh" bandwagon, according to a report published last week in the New York Times.