July 28, 2015

Procter & Gamble has named David Taylor as its next president and CEO.

July 28, 2015

According to a study, 30% of online shoppers will start buying back-to-school items at least two months before school starts, compared to 22% of overall shoppers.

July 23, 2015

Baby Comfy Care won this year’s Drug Store News/ECRM Best Product Award in the personal care, oral and baby category for its Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper at ECRM’s Personal Care, Oral and Baby event from July 12 to 15. St. Louis-based Handi-Craft Co. was named as the finalist for the Dr. Brown’s Options Baby Bottle.

July 22, 2015

Rite Aid stores are hoping to attract more back-to-school shoppers with a new assortment of supplies, including affordable electronics and dorm room furniture.

July 20, 2015

Banana Boat, an Edgewell Personal Care brand, won this year’s Drug Store News/ECRM Best New Product Award in the Sun Care category for its 6 oz. SunComfort SPF 30 Lotion. 

July 16, 2015

Brush Buddies has added Shopkins, a collectible line of grocery-themed characters from Moose Toys, to its line of character-based oral care products for kids. 

July 16, 2015

When Keurig Green Mountain Inc. rolls out its Keurig Cold at-home beverage system this fall, consumers will be able to make a variety of Dr. Pepper carbonated drinks with the machine.

July 15, 2015

According to NRF’s Back-to-School Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family with children in grades K-12 plans to spend $630.36 on school needs.

July 8, 2015

Foot care company Profoot held a viewing party Tuesday night to commemorate its official partnership with the New York City Football Club for its inaugural season. 

July 7, 2015

An expanded relationship between IBM and Adobe promises to give retail marketers new dynamic personalization powers to increase sales.

July 1, 2015

Energizer Holdings announced on Wednesday that it has completed the spin off from its former parent company, newly named Edgewell Personal Care Co., and has begun operating as an independent, publicly traded entity.

June 30, 2015

Crazy Foam, a 3-in-1 body wash, shampoo and conditioner featuring cartoon characters, will return to shelves after a decades-long hiatus.

June 29, 2015

C-Line has released Write-on Poly File Jackets and Binder Pockets with Write-on Tabs.

June 26, 2015

Americans are feeling patriotic as July 4 approaches, and they are putting their wallets where their feelings are. According to the National Retail Federation 2015 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 156 million consumers, or 64% of those celebrating, are planning to take part in the July 4 holiday by attending a cookout, picnic or barbecue, spending an average of $71.23 per household, up 4% from $68.16 in 2014.

June 25, 2015

ECRM has announced the appointment of Jennifer Zannelli as SVP of sales, ECRM data.

June 22, 2015

Snackeez, a product by Ideavillage, has launched a new, disposable 2-in-1 snack and drink cup called the Snackeez DUO. 

June 22, 2015

In a recent survey, more than half of respondents said that they are highly annoyed by the way brands continue to rely on the old-fashioned strategy of repeatedly blasting generic advertising messages.

June 17, 2015

A Walgreens store in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood is co-hosting its reopening with Hallmark on Tuesday, unveiling an updated Hallmark department tailored to the neighborhood’s LGBT population.

June 8, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo kicks off in less than three months, NACDS has announced its lineup of educational Insight Sessions.

June 1, 2015

Fred's is retooling all categories across the front-end in an effort to improve overall performance. 

June 1, 2015

GMDC and RetailNet Group have partnered on a new partnership tool called the GMDC/RNG Insights Portal. 

May 29, 2015

As GMDC’s annual General Merchandise Conference gets underway in Orlando, Fla., spirits are running high as the association will unveil several new initiatives and will celebrate the appointment of Patrick Spear as the new CEO during the event.

May 29, 2015

A product exhibiting a gender bias is viewed as more functional by consumers, both men and women.