May 30, 2014

During Costco’s quarterly conference call this week with analysts, the company touched upon some online tests underway as the online shipping battle among retailers continues to intensify.

May 29, 2014

Shoppers report they value shopping as an experience and not just as a transaction, and are concerned about the expanding role of data in shaping and limiting this experience, according to "Truth About Shopping" study released Wednesday.

May 28, 2014

Bi-Lo is shuttering six of its Reid’s grocery stores in South Carolina to rebrand them as as Bi-Lo stores, the Augusta Chronicle reported Monday.

May 22, 2014

Fetch on Thursday announced the results of its "Engaging the Mobile Shopper" report, which was conducted among more than 300 U.S. adults ages 18 years to 60 years in order to uncover the true impact of mobile devices on brick-and-mortar retail.

May 21, 2014

The Boston Consulting Group has tapped former Procter & Gamble vice chairman Dimitri Panayotopoulos to serve as a senior adviser in its consumer practice.

May 20, 2014

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer, CVS/pharmacy has announced the return of the "Free Gas Card" promotion, a program designed to help customers save on gas while shopping at participating CVS/pharmacy locations nationwide.

May 16, 2014

Nearly one-third (32%) of United States and Canadian consumers can’t identify which tier they belong to in their favorite loyalty rewards programs, according to a study recently released by Colloquy.

May 15, 2014

Bounce, a brand from Procter & Gamble, on Thursday announced the launch of its first-ever, in-wash fabric care product.

May 15, 2014

Advanced Vision Research’s TheraTears may be an older brand, but it is a brand that is re-energized and growing.

May 13, 2014

Brick-and-mortar operators may be able to take solace in the fact that a growing number of consumers are reverse-showrooming, or 'webrooming,' according to a report published Friday by Merchant Warehouse.

May 9, 2014

Energizer Personal Care, the makers of Banana Boat brand sunscreen, announced the availability of four new products in mass grocery and drug retailers nationwide, including a formula designed specifically for men.

May 8, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday announced the company will implement a new long-term marketing strategy stressing everyday low pricing and the convenience of a smaller box to help bolster sales against what the company describes as "intense competitive pressures."

May 7, 2014

Costco appears to be stepping up its beauty presence by teaming up with beauty experts in nail, hair, skin and face.

May 5, 2014

Savings.com found a 10% increase in coupon redemptions for April 2014, leading the way for a robust May shopping season.

May 5, 2014

"With advertising and other forms of traditional media playing a less dominant role in how consumers interact with brands, breaking through with packaging is more significant than ever," writes Crystal Bennett, partner at Little Big Brands, in her latest blog post.

May 1, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday announced that it has been named the Best Integrated Mobile Experience for its Paperless Coupons offering in the 18th Annual Webby Awards.

April 30, 2014

With Mother's Day just around the corner, online shopping site and e-commerce platform PriceGrabber released results of its 2014 Mother's Day Shopping Survey. The survey, conducted from April 3 to April 17, includes responses from more than 3,000 online shoppers.

April 29, 2014

Consumer confidence increased dramatically in first quarter 2014, according to a recent MarketPulse survey from IRI. All age groups are reporting a more positive outlook — especially millennials.

April 24, 2014

Coupons.com on Thursday unveiled Retailer iQ, a targeting and analytics platform for grocery, drug and mass merchandisers that fundamentally changes the promotions and checkout experience for shoppers and retailers by making them digital, mobile and personalized.

April 24, 2014

CVS/pharmacy has expanded the ExtraCare program, allowing members to send more of their savings and rewards directly to their ExtraCare cards.

April 22, 2014

Galderma’s Cetaphil brand of skin care products has launched its first fully integrated consumer marketing campaign.

April 21, 2014

The introduction of store-brand products over the past decade changed the competitive landscape in most categories, with year-over-year growth outpacing national brands.

April 21, 2014

P&G Beauty & Grooming has announced the launch of a nationwide campaign, entitled "Face the World," to educate college students on the importance of creating a unique online identity.

April 18, 2014

Good news for manufacturers and retailers: Millennials are, in fact, brand loyal. That’s according to a new survey of Millennial consumers from marketing data provider Adroit Digital, which found that 64% of Millennials are more brand-loyal or as brand-loyal as their parents, with 24% considering themselves to be more brand-loyal than their parents.

But there’s a catch.