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 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.

 

March 11, 2015

Amazon on Wednesday created a virtual destination center for new product innovation. 

March 6, 2015

Procter and Gamble’s Fabric Care division is incorporating an HE Turbo Clean formula to help consumers get the best results from high-efficiency washing machines. 

March 5, 2015

Costco sees a lift in second-quarter sales and net income benefits from a tax benefit.

March 5, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

March 5, 2015

IRI to integrate its national consumer panel data and point-of-sale transaction data with Kantar Shopcom's retail purchase transaction loyalty card data to help advertisers measure consumer touchpoints.

March 4, 2015

Designer Greetings has introduced a new line of Deluxe Boxed Notes.

March 4, 2015

Due to the popularity of the Hallmark Signature Collection card line, Hallmark is introducing Hallmark Signature Gift Wrap. The new line began rollout to the drug channel in February and will continue to introduce line extensions throughout 2015.

March 4, 2015

There’s no denying that the proliferation of ecards has been eroding sales of traditional greeting cards. A recent report from Ibis World predicts that industry revenue will decline over the next the five years to 2019 at an annualized rate of 2.4% to $5.4 billion.

March 2, 2015

BURG, a producer of smartwatch technology, on Monday announced the BURG 31, a standalone phone and safety smartwatch for kids and seniors.

February 24, 2015

Designer Betsey Johnson and Kimberly-Clark's Kleenex brand are teaming up to give consumers a healthy dose of creative inspiration. 

February 23, 2015

Are you price competitive? As many as 37% of consumers are price checking items as they shop.

February 20, 2015

Energizer Holdings, Inc. announced the names of each of the two new companies upon separation.

February 18, 2015

Amazon.com's proposed 30-minute Prime Air offering drone delivery option was grounded Sunday. 

February 18, 2015

Praim Group this week agreed to produce and distribute a line of chocolate bars for The Mensch on a Bench, which has caught on with Jewish children as well as interfaith families throughout the country. 

February 11, 2015

As a follow-up to the success of its line of personal bathing products, Pura Naturals debuted a line of sustainable household sponges, which give consumers a more earth-conscious option when cleaning kitchen and bathroom surfaces.

February 10, 2015

Instantly on Tuesday launched Instantly Product Watch, a live crowd-sourced insights engine that alerts brands about newly launched products and tracks their performance across key metrics nationwide. 

February 10, 2015

Procter & Gamble will build a multi-category manufacturing facility in Berkeley County, W. Va., marking the company’s first plant in West Virginia and only its second new site in the United States since 1971.