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'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.

February 9, 2015

Brick-and-mortar stores still serve as the primary shopping destination even in this age of omnichannel retailing, according to PwC's latest annual consumer survey — Total Retail: Retailers and the Age of Disruption.

February 5, 2015

Shelf talkers, power wings, corrugated cardboard displays — these have all been used to great success in promoting sales at the shelf or in the aisle. But as more and more consumers walk those aisles with a smartphone or tablet in hand, or shop the store from the convenience of their desktop, digital collaboration between retailer and supplier may represent an extremely lucrative method to sway that in-store purchase on top of traditional POP.

February 5, 2015

Menasha Packaging has teamed up with Shelfbucks, an in-store beacon promotion and Smart Display platform, to transform how retailers and consumer packaged goods companies engage with customers via a beacon-based platform that brings the power of the Internet to shelves and displays.

February 3, 2015

Energizer's Household Products division introduced a new battery product called Energizer EcoAdvanced. It is the world's first AA battery constructed with 4% recylced batteries, according to the company.

February 3, 2015

Much of the mobile app experience happens in the comfortable, unrushed environment of the home, with 85% of shoppers preferring to shop there via mobile.

February 2, 2015

With Super Bowl Sunday now behind us — arguably, the biggest night of the year for TV advertising — DSN thought we'd get in the "wayback machine" and take a look at our favorite CPG commercials of all time. Except after Sunday night, we had to add one new entry to the list.

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.


January 28, 2015

The Yankee Candle Co. on Wednesday announced the launch of new fragrances for spring 2015.

January 27, 2015

The Global Market Development Center last week named Dewayne Rabon, group VP center store for Bi-Lo Holdings, as the new chairman of the board.

January 27, 2015

IRI has hired Michael Rosenthal as EVP of global operations. Rosenthal is a member of the executive leadership team and reports to Andrew Appel, president and CEO of IRI.

January 27, 2015

 The OurPet Co. on Tuesday announced the launch of several new products for its line of Pet Zone cat toys.

January 23, 2015

Mobile is increasingly influencing all stages along the shopper’s path-to-purchase for CPG items. New research from mobile audience intelligence firm NinthDecimal examines how mobile usage and marketing is transforming how shoppers interact with CPG brands.