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.

August 16, 2017

While online grocery sales could exceed $100 billion by 2025, click-and-collect is emerging as a high-growth channel opportunity with a projected $6.6 billion of CPG sales per year by 2020.

August 15, 2017

The line of products is the first aerosol cleaning line certified by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safer Choice Program, the company said.

August 15, 2017

"Getting a larger share of a smaller pie at limited assortment stores is well worth fighting for," the study's authors reported.

August 10, 2017

The brand portfolio includes 12 recipes across dry dog, dry cat and wet cat food.

August 8, 2017

The online giant's school supplies sales have grown by 35% year-over-year in the first two weeks of the back-to-school shopping season, according to One Click Retail. 

August 8, 2017

 The company is introducing Reynolds Kitchens Parchment Paper with SmartGrid and Wax Paper Sandwich Bags, as well as small-sized Slow Cooker Liners.