January 18, 2012

In an effort to tap into the minds of some of the industry's top executives, Drug Store News recently sat down and talked with some of these leaders in a multipart executive viewpoint video series.

August 20, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

August 6, 2015

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

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 23, 2015

In order to help solve what it calls the “conversion conundrum,” Cardinal Health is bringing tips to their customers with a new video platform — and allowing them to share their best practices here at its annual Retail Business Conference. 

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.

June 24, 2015

Menasha has opened a new design center in Northbrook, Ill., in order to service the growing needs of retailers and consumer packaged goods customers and attract top talent.

May 15, 2015

Weis Markets named Richard Gunn SVP merchandising and marketing. 

 

April 14, 2015

According to TheStreet, there are four key challenges that grocery veteran Anne Dament will likely have to tackle over the next 12 months as she works to reposition Target’s food business.

March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar is amassing an all-star team of executives from diverse retail backgrounds.

March 5, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens’ mission to go big in beauty includes personal care, Walgreens DMM Rudy Kucera told Drug Store News, for categories including grooming, hair care and oral care, “all part of the beauty regimen.” And just like in cosmetics, there is the quest to tailor merchandise for specific stores.

March 4, 2015

When GVP/GMM, beauty and personal care Shannon Curtin arrived at Walgreen Co. about five years ago, the beauty department was already regarded as one of the best and most efficient in the mass business. But it was missing one element Curtin and her teamwork diligently to nurture — love.

February 20, 2015

Ahold USA on Friday named a new SVP non-perishable merchandising.

February 5, 2015

Shelf talkers, power wings, corrugated cardboard displays — these have all been used to great success in promoting sales at the shelf or in the aisle. But as more and more consumers walk those aisles with a smartphone or tablet in hand, or shop the store from the convenience of their desktop, digital collaboration between retailer and supplier may represent an extremely lucrative method to sway that in-store purchase on top of traditional POP.

February 5, 2015

Today’s retailers are increasingly going high tech, embracing the latest technologies to further elevate the in-store shopping experience. This trend is especially evident in the beauty and fashion space — and for good reason. Such technologies enable shoppers to easily “try before they buy” and quickly access product information.

January 13, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar  announced that it has named Michael Bloom as the company's president and COO, effective Jan. 12.

 

December 17, 2014

Menasha Packaging Company and Shelfbucks recently finalized an agreement to innovate and redefine in-store product merchandising with the launch of POP displays that incorporate iBeacon technology to actively engage with shoppers, while enabling brands and retailers to measure and manage in-store promotional campaigns.

December 5, 2014

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the general merchandise category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

December 4, 2014

Linda Filler has been named president retail products and chief merchandising officer effective Jan. 1.

 

November 25, 2014

Walmart is being transformed again following the departure of EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton.

October 21, 2014

Drug Store News has learned that Bryan Pugh, Walgreens VP U.S. merchandising, program development and execution, has left the company as of last week.

 

October 15, 2014

Most of the products and brands sold in a Dollar General store can be found in any number of competing drug, supermarket, club and mass merchandise stores. So what draws millions of loyal customers back to its more than 11,500 locations every day?

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.