September 25, 2014

Members of the Global Market Development Center attended more than 8,000 scheduled meetings in the span of five days at the 2014 General Merchandise Marketing Conference held in San Antonio from Sept. 5 to 9, GMDC has announced.

September 24, 2014

Bona US, a manufacturer and distributor of home care products, announced the launch of Bona Stone, Tile and Laminate Wet Cleaning Pads.

September 22, 2014

The Global Market Development Center has announced the Top 10 Scanned Showcase Products of the 2014 General Merchandise Marketing Conference.

September 22, 2014

Nearly three-quarters (74%) of U.S. households plan to spend money on Halloween-related items, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers Halloween Consumer Spending Survey.

September 18, 2014

Cat videos equate to massive popularity, at least by the Internet's viral-content standards. Friskies, a brand from Nestlé Purina PetCare, celebrated the best of the best at its awards gala, "The Friskies."

September 16, 2014

Nielsen on Monday announced its series of video vignettes celebrating the Hispanic consumer.

September 16, 2014

Shopko on Tuesday announced that it will unveil the results of a partial store remodeling project in all of its 133 Shopko stores on Thursday, Sept. 18.

September 15, 2014

Top Dog Direct is putting a lot of muscle behind its BeActive Brace. The brace, developed by a physical therapist, relieves tension up the sciatic nerve by providing firm trigger point acupressure from a patented pressure pad to the calf muscle.

September 15, 2014

Manufacturers of As Seen on TV merchandise are reshaping the category by focusing on extending the lives of their products and investing in long-term brand building.

September 15, 2014

Hurricane Spin Mop, an ergonomic mop featuring microfiber technology, has become a top-selling product for TeleBrands. 

September 15, 2014

 Just in time for the holiday selling season, Idea Village is bringing two toys to retail under the classic Wham-O brand name. 

September 12, 2014

At the Global Market Development Center’s 2014 General Merchandise Marketing Conference on Friday, Todd Hale, Retail Insights Thought Leader, presented on behalf of Nielsen “GM State of the Industry - 2014.” 

September 11, 2014

Walmart's recently released 2014 Chosen by Kids Top 20 Toys List shows that although kids' preferences in toys are shifting, their hunger for imagination and creativity is unrelenting. 

September 10, 2014

Temptations Treats for Cats will expand its line of products with the introduction of new Temptations Tumblers.

September 9, 2014

Mondelēz International issued its first report emphasizing the company's progress in achieving its global well-being goals. The report outlines important steps the company has taken to meet key metrics in such areas as mindful snacking, sustainability, communities and safety. 

September 4, 2014

Clorox bleach is breaking some rules in celebration of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, revealing a “Cloey De La Rox” line of undies via social media platform Vine for an underwear fashion show. 

September 3, 2014

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing announced that it would be hosting the second-annual E-Cigarettes, Vapor and E-Cigars event at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas from Feb. 10-12.

September 3, 2014

IRI on Wednesday released a new “Point of View: Winning with the Hispanic Consumer Today" study to help CPG marketers connect with this diverse, rapidly expanding customer group.

September 3, 2014

SC Johnson last week announced a voluntary recall of its Off! Botanicals Insect Repellent in a clear plastic bottle, which was manufactured between December 2011 and April 2014.

September 2, 2014

Google last week announced that it has been testing a small fleet of drones in Australia in an effort to remove "the friction of moving things around" as part of an initiative called "Project Wing."

August 28, 2014

Consumer packaged goods companies need to plan for a “1-5-10” market in the United States during the next five years, in which digital’s current 1% penetration will likely expand to 5% and could accelerate to as much as 10% in short order, according to a new report, "The Digital Future: A Game Plan for Consumer Packaged Goods," prepared for the Grocery Manufacturers Association by The Boston Consulting Group, Google and IRI. 

August 27, 2014

In support of Child Safety Week, which will take place Sept. 14 through 20, BubbleBum is reminding consumers to always be prepared for the little passengers in their lives.

August 27, 2014

IRI on Tuesday announced that Susan Bennett has joined the company as EVP and general counsel. 

August 27, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the winners of the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo Product Showcase.