September 21, 2017

In addition to the Showcase Top 10, GMDC Board Chair Steve Davis of Weis Markets selected three products from the Showcase as his Board Chair’s Choice.

September 14, 2017

Amazon is moving beyond its reputation as the biggest online marketplace in the United States, and playing a bigger role in people’s shopping journeys.

September 13, 2017

The company began operations at its new location in downtown Stamford, Conn. in late August with the arrival of roughly 425 employees from both the company’s laundry and home care business and its beauty care business.

September 13, 2017

Both parties agreed to dismiss the suit with prejudice, meaning it cannot be refiled anytime in the future, with each side bearing their own attorney fees and court costs.

September 11, 2017

Mars Petcare’s Greenies brand is letting dogs share their owners’ affinity for all things pumpkin spice with its new limited-edition variety. 

September 11, 2017

Various locations will host the upcoming Ritzman Restores events beginning Sept. 13 through mid-November.

September 8, 2017

Target said the move would help end shoppers' uncertainty over the timing of discounts on certain products, and make for "more consistent savings."

September 7, 2017

By the end of October, 25 CVS Pharmacy vending machines will pop up throughout New England and New York at such targeted areas as airports, including New York City’s LaGuardia; public transit stations, including Boston’s South Station Bus Terminal; office parks and college campuses. 

September 5, 2017

Reckitt Benckiser reported that four of its senior executives were leaving the firm, MarketWatch reported Monday. According to the report, Reckitt told employees last week that its chiefs for information technology, human resources, developing markets and category development were all leaving. The four are all members of its 10-strong senior executive committee. "RB has typically had low turnover among senior management, for 40% of the executive committee to leave simultaneously is, we believe, essentially unprecedented in recent years," Société Générale analyst Iain Simpson told MarketWatch. (MarketWatch)

 

August 30, 2017

According to the IHL Group report, 42% of retailers have a net increase in stores in 2017.

August 30, 2017

During the 2016 season, the 16 back-to-school shopping trips made by shoppers were spread out over an average of seven different retailers.

August 30, 2017

P&G’s latest announcement builds on previous steps over the past five years in recognition of consumers’ growing interest in knowing what ingredients are in the products they use.

August 30, 2017

The new Charmin SitOrSquat app now has more than 100,000 public bathrooms for people to search and find a clean place to go.

August 29, 2017

The Salem project is being developed by Capstone Partners and PCCP.

August 29, 2017

In-store retailing still has a role to play, particularly among lower-income households.

August 29, 2017

Walmart.ca attracts approximately 8 million unique visits per month.

August 28, 2017

Crossmark Canada's new CEO has nearly 30 years of CPG experience across Gillette, P&G and Kraft Heinz.

August 25, 2017

Amazon Lockers will be available in select Whole Foods Market stores, affording Whole Foods a click-and-collect offering.

August 25, 2017

The first segment of the Open Buy Day, for household cleaning, paper, general merchandise and health and beauty care, will be held Oct. 19. The second segment will follow this on Oct. 26 for the food, beverage and pet categories.

August 25, 2017

During trials of this cognitive technology across more than 100 stores in multiple American markets, the solution improved forecasting accuracy of volatile, hard-to-forecast products by 75%.

August 23, 2017

In addition to PL strategy, Daymon now offers a cost-effective solution for suppliers to increase their reach and national footprint in the grocery, mass, drug, online and c-store channels.

August 18, 2017
Consumers continue to turn to online and specialty retail channels for their pet care needs, but drug retailers can do more to assist shoppers in making purchasing decisions in store.
August 17, 2017

Lewis Drug’s two-pronged retailing approach encompasses both large-scale stores serving a broad range of needs in its more urban and suburban locations, and a network of much smaller and more traditionally merchandised drug stores serving smaller towns and rural areas.

August 16, 2017

Items available with Instant Pickup include snacks, drinks and electronics, as well as some of Amazon’s most popular devices.