August 17, 2015

Holiday shopping often starts earlier than commonly thought and also frequently being online.

August 14, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 13, 2015

The NPD Group recently partnered with Univision Communications on a report titled The Hispanic Shopping Activity Service, which offers insight the behavior of Hispanic shoppers.

August 12, 2015

Drug Store News caught up with Beiersdorf director of shopper and customer marketing Andrew Kingery for a rundown on skin care today.

August 12, 2015

Twenty-nine Denver-area Target stores feature patio furniture showrooms where shoppers can browse in-store but only purchase online. 

August 10, 2015

Aquaphor is inviting consumers to share stories about how the product helped heal, inspired by its eight recommended uses, through the #AquaphorIT Contest.

August 6, 2015

Walgreens' Red Nose Day certainly possessed that “wow” factor with more than $21 million raised to fight childhood poverty in the event's U.S. debut. 

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

August 5, 2015

DSN talked to Piping Rock Health Products CEO Scott Rudolph this summer at Piping Rock’s Ronkonkoma, N.Y., offices to find out more about the new company and why experience matters in the VMS business. 

August 5, 2015

Target has made its first major foray into beacon technology as the retailer continues to look for ways to enhance the in-store shopping experience with digital tools.

August 4, 2015

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that retailers will continue to see the number of back-to-school shoppers in their stores drop.

July 29, 2015

E-commerce has been the fastest-growing retail channel in the U.S. beauty market, with a compound annual growth rate of 24% since 2009, the Kline Group reported on Tuesday.

July 27, 2015

Jack L. Sinclair was appointed chief merchandising officer of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, effective today. His duties include merchandising and marketing functons for the company.

July 27, 2015

With plenty of last year's supplies stowed in the closet and the option to restock at-will, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping baskets by August, according to a Deloitte survey.

July 24, 2015

Color cosmetics trends, particularly eye makeup, are driving U.S. consumers’ beauty spending, according to Mintel’s Color Cosmetics U.S. 2015 report.

July 23, 2015

A recent survey conducted by the Private Label Manufacturers Association revealed that private label products offered significant savings.

July 22, 2015

While paid search and email marketing still top retailers’ lists of effective customer acquisition channels, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers.

July 21, 2015

Procter & Gamble is joining The Kroger Co. as a retail partner for this year’s Cincinnati Music Festival, the nation’s second-largest annual R&B music festival, on July 24 and 25.

July 17, 2015

Witynski has served as SVP stores since joining Dollar Tree in 2010.

July 16, 2015

Rite Aid’s wellness+ loyalty program was a key catalyst in the company’s turnaround, Ken Martindale, Rite Aid president and COO, told Drug Store News. And now that the loyalty program is evolving into wellness+ with Plenti, part of a first-of-its-kind loyalty coalition, it may serve as another bellwether for Rite Aid as the company transforms into a comprehensive retail healthcare company.

July 16, 2015

Last year, Rite Aid named Johnson & Johnson its 2014 Innovative Spirit award recipient for taking a leadership position in a creative merchandising approach called SEAL (Simplify, Educate At Last).

Across some of those categories where SEAL has been put into play, sales are up as much as 10%, Rite Aid reported.

July 15, 2015

According to NRF’s Back-to-School Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family with children in grades K-12 plans to spend $630.36 on school needs.

July 9, 2015

The latest consumable launches are generating quite the stir in the snack aisles. 

July 7, 2015
Although summer vacations have just begun for many schoolchildren, parents already have back-to-school shopping on their minds.