April 24, 2015

Meijer has partnered with Scotts-MiracleGro to create an unprecedented lawn and garden section in its stores, just in time for the spring gardening season. 

April 24, 2015

The two companies will launch the Up, Up and Away campaign to help remind parents and caregivers to keep laundry detergent pacs away from children.

April 23, 2015

J.M. Smucker Co.’s Crisco brand on Thursday announced the addition of Organic Coconut Oil to its portfolio of products, giving consumers a substitute in recipes that call for butter, margarine and other oils.

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

Allergy sufferers can now find relief in the form of Febreze Tabletop Air Purifiers, which can now be purchased at CVS/pharmacy, according to the brand. 

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

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 15, 2015

P&G’s Swiffer brand is partnering with actor Anthony Anderson from the television show “Black-ish” to help clear up the misconception that dad’s don’t get involved doing chores around the house. 

April 14, 2015

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

April 13, 2015

AAFES on Monday updated its POS through NCR Corporation. 

April 9, 2015

Under the Certified Humane label, Open Farm will use only meat and poultry product in pets foods that come from Certified Humane farms and ranches.

April 9, 2015

Purchases in brick-and-mortar stores still accounted for more than 94% of all retail sales in the United States last year, totaling $4.4 trillion. But according to the new “Reality of Retail” report from retail marketing firm InReality, consumers are shifting their in-store shopping habits.

April 7, 2015

Ziploc brand from SC Johnson announced the debut of new Ziploc bags with “Easy Open Tabs,” which feature ergonomic tabs that are easier to grip and open.

April 1, 2015

Amazon.com introduces latest replenishment service that will encourage shoppers to re-order supplies exclusively through the online retailer. 

March 31, 2015

A new survey conducted by Marketforce International sent mystery shoppers into over 650 stores across 63 retailers.

March 31, 2015

Store brand sales in all the major retail channels are continuing their upwards trend, setting new records across the board for annual revenue, according to the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2015 Private Label Yearbook.

March 26, 2015

Scrub Daddy, the company launched into the spotlight on ABC’s “Shark Tank” for its smily-faced sponge, earlier this month introduced Sponge Daddy, a scrubbing tool that the company says represents a “leap forward” in technology and innovation.

March 25, 2015

Retailers are failing to meet shopper expectations when it comes to providing a comparable experience across in-store, online and mobile channels.

March 25, 2015

John Learish, SVP marketing for Rite Aid, explains Rite Aid's participation in what is a first for the U.S. retail industry: A coalition loyalty card program called Plenti that represents a partnership among several national iconic retail brands

 

March 19, 2015

Amazon.com on Thursday extended one-hour delivery to Baltimore and Miami markets. 

March 18, 2015

Meijer on Tuesday announced the pilot of a new Skechers concept shop. 

March 12, 2015

Retailer participation in freestanding insert (FSI) coupon events and digital coupons distributed on retailer websites benefited from double-digit increases.