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. 

May 28, 2015

Mack Elevation Forum introduced a new serial digital commentary to help fine tune the process of developing innovation strategy on Thursday. 

May 21, 2015
Amazon.com is offering one-hour delivery of products from select local stores in Manhattan through its Prime Now service. In Manhattan, customers can now purchase groceries, prepared meals and baked goods from D’Agostino, Gourmet Garage and Billy’s Bakery through the Prime Now app.
 
May 19, 2015

Consumers who access social media during the shopping process are four times more likely to spend more, a recent Deloitte Digital study found. 

May 19, 2015

It’s been 10 years since Drug Store News first introduced its annual Niche Brand Report, which was created to highlight the role that smaller brands play in driving innovation and growth. The DSN Niche Brands Top 100 measures the leading small- to mid-sized brands with total sales of under $100 million.

May 19, 2015

GMDC's Dave McConnell to hand the reigns to Patrick Spear on June 1. 

May 18, 2015

According to a recent shopper survey, the hands-on shopping experience available through brick-and-mortar retailers is more desirable to shoppers. 

May 15, 2015

The company has taken the flavor of Limoncello — which originated in Italy where the Sorrento lemon is cultivated —and added it to more than 30 products in both the fresh and non-perishable sections of the store.

May 12, 2015

IRI on Tuesday tapped former P&G marketing executive as senior advisor. 

May 7, 2015

BIC Consumer Products USA, a manufacturer of such items as stationery, lighters and shavers, on Thursday announced that it is launching a series of lighters that take inspiration from Americana. The multi-purpose lighters will feature limited-edition handles in stars and stripes as well as plaid patterns, the company said.

May 7, 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

 

May 7, 2015

Branding Brand's Mobile Commerce Index showing sharp uptick in use of mobile phones to buy merchandise. 

May 6, 2015

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday reported that the FAA is considering testing beyond-sight drone flights. 

May 5, 2015

Baby laundry detergent brand Dreft is expanding its product lineup to align with every baby life stage, from toddlerhood and beyond.

May 4, 2015

Indyme launches vibration-activated shrink detector. 

May 4, 2015

Millennials are feeling more financially secure and optimistic about their future, boosting their consumer confidence scores.

April 30, 2015

 This Mother’s Day, Hallmark is urging consumers to do more than just say “I love you."

April 30, 2015

Whole Foods Market and Instacart are partnering to make it more convenient to show Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day. Using the Instacart service, Whole Foods will deliver flowers in as little as one hour across 15 major U.S. metros, along with a selection of other gifts.

April 28, 2015

As part of the celebration, Bounty unveiled a video that illustrates how the product has been a must-have in the American home over the years.