While consumers will continue to define value based on price, other key trends — including new product development, technology, store layouts and shopping patterns — will drive the market in 2012, according to SymphonyIRI research.
In effort to further its commitment to sustainability, Safeway's private-label Softly bath and facial tissue and Ultra Thirsty paper towels now are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the Rainforest Alliance.
Procter & Gamble unveiled a larger than expected cost-savings program that involves cutting a total of 5,700 nonmanufacturing jobs in an effort to trim costs by the end of fiscal 2016, said P&G CEO Bob McDonald during the company’s annual Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference in Boca Raton, Fla.
Aldata, developer of retail and distribution improvement software, on Thursday announced that Crossmark will employ Aldata’s Shelf Planning and Space Automation solutions to tailor product assortments for its leading retail and manufacturing clients.
Recent research conducted by Procter & Gamble’s Gillette reveals that facial hair styling is a common practice undertaken by nearly 40% of men in North America and that this process is critical in defining their look.
An executive order from the Obama administration has spurred the Food and Drug Administration to address shortages of two cancer drugs and issue draft guidance for the industry to help prevent future shortages, the agency said Tuesday.
A decade ago, Unilever revolutionized the men’s grooming segment with the launch of Axe, which has since become a leading men’s grooming brand. Now the brand is looking to make history again with the launch of its first-ever, limited-edition fragrance for her.
A CVS Caremark study found that the company's integrated pharmacy-based program — Pharmacy Advisor — increased medication adherence rates and physician initiation of prescriptions for concomitant medications, improving care for diabetes patients and resulting in savings for health plans, the company announced on Monday.
Oral care manufacturer Dr. Fresh is expanding its mouthwash production facilities located on-site at its Buena Park, Calif., headquarters and is in the process of installing a toothpaste manufacturing facility.