December 17, 2013

Wahl announced Cuts for a Cause, a new program that will support the growing number of organizations and individuals who engage in charitable head-shaving and facial hair growing.

December 16, 2013

Mistic, a maker of electronic cigarettes, announced that Walmart has added Mistic's Ultimate Gift Set to store shelves across the nation.

December 16, 2013

More Americans now say they are loosening the purse strings in advance of the holiday season, and fewer say they are tightening their belts, according to a recent survey.

December 13, 2013

Club retailers like Costco and Sam's Club may have some competition from Amazon.com, according to published reports.

December 12, 2013

A new product is designed to provide babies with neck support and comfort while they're in the seated position.

December 12, 2013

Dog owners have two new reasons to rejoice this holiday season, thanks to Freshpet.

December 12, 2013

Consumers spent a majority of last week recovering from “Black Weekend” holiday shopping.

December 11, 2013

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced the introduction of college-branded Keurig K-Cup Mini Plus brewers, giving students and alumni even more reason to cheer during their daily coffee break.

December 10, 2013

A Jamestown, N.D.-based company has a line of sweatshirts that include extendable cuffs that turn into fingerless gloves, and it's looking for distributors and wholesalers.

December 6, 2013

Nielsen Holdings named Karen Kornbluh its EVP external affairs, effective immediately.

December 6, 2013

Target has introduced a section of its website that features products popular on Pinterest.

December 6, 2013

Tide Pods, a line of laundry detergent capsules from Proctor & Gamble, has announced a new partnership with acclaimed clothing designer and Council of Fashion Designers of America member Tracy Reese.

December 5, 2013

GfK Consumer Experiences North America on Thursday released its GfK Brand Benchmark Study, which assessed US consumers’ relationships with hundreds of products and services in 48 categories, and found stark disparities in what different generations value in a brand.

December 5, 2013

Meijer will donate up to $10,000 to benefit three diaper banks in the Midwest, the mass merchandise retailer said Thursday.

December 4, 2013

IRI on Tuesday announced that it has formed a business agreement with Intage, a marketing research company in Japan.

December 3, 2013

Elderly and disabled people nationwide have saved almost $9 billion on prescription drugs thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a new study by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

December 2, 2013

Dollar General before the Thanksgiving holiday refuted a recent U.S. PIRG Education Fund study — Trouble in Toyland 2013 — which suggested a toy jewelry ring set that tested twice the legal limit for lead was sold at Dollar General stores.

November 27, 2013

U.S. retailers are approaching the holiday shopping season with prudence. According to a July 2013 survey, conducted by e-commerce technology provider Baynote, 38% of retailers project a year-over-year increase in online sales of just 11% to 20%.

November 26, 2013

Black Friday will just be an ordinary day for the 56% of Americans who plan to do no shopping at all, according to a Consumer Reports poll released Tuesday.

November 26, 2013

According to a Harris Poll released Tuesday, 70% of Americans believe it is likely that the government will shut down again in January, while just 21% believe it is unlikely to shut down.

November 26, 2013

Moody's on Tuesday cut against the grain with its holiday forecasts by suggesting pent-up demand will help give retailers a reason to celebrate Black Friday despite concerns of another government shutdown in January.

November 25, 2013

Duracell on Friday announced that it will donate up to 1 million batteries to Toys for Tots as part of its Power a Smile program, marking the brand's largest donation to the organization to date.

November 25, 2013

The global market research firm Harris Interactive on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Nielsen Holdings.

November 21, 2013

Across five different product or service attributes analyzed (i.e., price, service agreement, selection, feature or quality) in a Nielsen Global Survey of Loyalty Sentiment, "offering the best price" held the most persuasive power to motivate consumers to swap devotion to a brand, service provider or retailer, Nielsen reported on Monday.