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.

December 21, 2012

Walmart Canada announced on Friday a donation of C$100,000 to Food Banks Canada to help local food banks improve access to food and services for those in need.

December 5, 2012

Tesco placed its U.S. supermarket business Fresh & Easy on the sales bloc Wednesday, in conjunction with an announcement that Fresh & Easy CEO Tim Mason has left the company.

November 20, 2012

Safeway chairman and CEO Steve Burd on Monday signed a Statement of Support for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, at a ceremony at the company's corporate offices in Pleasanton, Calif., ESGR stated.

November 19, 2012

Safeway and its exclusive Lucerne brand on Friday announced the Eighth Annual Lucerne The Art of Dairy Art Contest to give creative art students the opportunity to showcase their design skills for a chance to win a grand prize of $30,000, part of a combined $46,000 prize pool.

November 15, 2012

Sometimes, in looking for new ideas in the retail industry, it helps to take a peek outside the borders of the United States. 

November 7, 2012

Kraft Foods Group on Wednesday announced that new product sales, increased advertising investment and improved productivity have contributed to profit gains for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

November 5, 2012

Shaw's Supermarkets, a subsidiary of Supervalu, on Friday announced plans to reduce its store-level workforce by an estimated 700 positions.

October 25, 2012

Kroger on Wednesday announced a pair of executive appointments — Marnette Perry will assume the role of SVP strategic initiatives and operations, while Michael Ellis has been named SVP retail divisions.

October 8, 2012

Are macro category pressures across tobacco and gas driving convenience stores toward healthier food options? That's a question raised by a recently published white paper from Nielsen.

October 1, 2012

An online grocery delivery service is launching "virtual grocery stores" at commuter rail stations across the country.

September 27, 2012

The Original SoupMan products now are available in the soup aisle of more than 1,400 Safeway and Safeway-owned grocery stores across the United States.

September 27, 2012

Safeway on Thursday announced the availability of flu shots on a walk-in basis at all Safeway pharmacy locations.

September 24, 2012

Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews has partnered with Unilever’s Degree Women deodorant to celebrate "Unapologetically Strong" women who aren’t afraid to test their limits and push boundaries.

September 12, 2012

Coca-Cola has announced new leadership appointments to support the company's new global operating structure.

September 11, 2012

Online grocery retailer Peapod will set up three sites in Chicago where people can pick up groceries they've ordered, according to published reports.

September 7, 2012

Dasani has introduced a product designed to give consumers their own personalized taste experience.

September 7, 2012

The future North American grocery business of Kraft Foods will deliver steady and profitable top-line growth, consistent bottom-line growth and a superior dividend payout, according to the business's future executive team.

September 5, 2012

Supervalu on Wednesday afternoon announced it will close approximately 60 underperforming or nonstrategic stores this fiscal year, including 38 in its retail food reporting segment and 22 Save-A-Lot locations.

September 5, 2012

Supervalu banner Cub Foods, KSTP-TV, MOM Brands, Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Dean Foods on Tuesday announced a partnership to sponsor the Hunger Action Month food drive under the banner “Give a Little, Feed a Lot” during September at all Cub Foods stores in Minnesota.