October 15, 2014

How does Dollar General maintain a consistent quality presentation and high standards for product display, merchandising execution, customer service and store appearance across thousands of locations throughout the United States?

 
June 24, 2014

Former retail executive Steven Lubin recently announced the formation of Steven Lubin Enterprises, an enterprise that excels in new product innovation, packaging and marketing.

June 4, 2014

Retail Solutions, a provider of cloud-based, big data analytics and real-time intelligence for the consumer products industry, has selected Gigwalk, the local visibility software platform, to power its new RSi Intelligent Crowdsourcing solution.

February 28, 2014

Tender Corporation on Friday highlighted its After Bite Kids — an insect bite treatment specifically designed to provide relief to kids — in time for summer care planograms.

January 16, 2014

Hamacher Resource Group announced on Thursday that it has enhanced some of the strategies and deliverables of its core monthly category management program, Temps, with a focus on improving the front-end profitability of independent pharmacies.

January 9, 2014

While Save-A-Lot is still the jewel in the crown of Supervalu, the chain has committed to investing into its retail supermarket banners with a makeover for all of the banners, a review of the planograms within those banners and private label.

August 21, 2013

MedActive has announced that five MedActive Oral Relief brands have been awarded one- and two-star ratings by Hamacher Resource Group. Wholesaler load-in and pharmacy planogram placement is scheduled to begin Sept. 1.

August 8, 2013

There hasn't been a lot of growth in intimacy health lately, with the exception of intimacy enhancement devices, which are up 16.5% to a relatively small $26.2 million base for the 52 weeks ended June 16, according to IRI. But there is plenty of opportunity to drive growth into the category moving forward, especially with the Millennials entering the marketplace.

June 4, 2013

Dollar General increased net sales by 8.5% to $4.2 billion for its first quarter ended May 3, the dollar operator reported Tuesday.

May 9, 2013

Success in the mass market can be an uphill battle for some niche brands as retailers trim selection, bolster private-label offerings and pass on smaller brands they perceive as higher risk. However, retailers also are increasingly looking to distinguish themselves from the competition, whether it is through exclusive offerings, customization or in-store services.

January 23, 2013

Growth in 2013 will be slow-going in the first half of 2013 but will pick up at the end, suggested James Russo, SVP global consumer insights for Nielsen, during a webinar Wednesday afternoon.

May 16, 2012

To gain greater insight into how industry professionals are helping niche brands find success at retail, Drug Store News hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with some of today’s leading players.

April 19, 2012

Giant Eagle on Thursday announced that the Pittsburgh regional grocer has adopted Galleria Retail Technology Solution's Promotional Display Optimization solution throughout its supermarkets to help create store-specific display plans on a daily basis.

February 23, 2012

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.

June 1, 2011

Midwestern retailer Roundy’s Supermarkets has partnered with Grandville Printing to digitally print weekly in-store shelf tags and price signs, Roundy’s said Wednesday.

April 25, 2011

Its leaders and member-owners call it “the newest and best independent pharmacy cooperative in the nation.” It’s certainly one of the largest.


February 18, 2011

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — McNeil Consumer’s absence from cough-cold and analgesic aisles, including several pediatric formulations, will extend into the fourth quarter, Johnson and Johnson executives told analysts in January. 


January 5, 2011

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. — New Business Solutions recently introduced its Product Protection System, a loss-prevention shelving solution. The new shelving unit helps thwart professional shoplifting groups by eliminating the ability to sweep a shelf by dumping an entire shelf of merchandise into a duffel bag at once.


December 7, 2010

Supplier News — Cirrus Healthcare Products recently introduced its ClearEars product, earplugs that contain a polymer that draws water from the ears. ClearEars also is appropriate to alleviate symptoms of glue ear, a condition in which thick, sticky fluid collects behind the eardrum.


November 17, 2010

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August 22, 2010

Through a turnkey category management solution that OfficeMax currently is introducing to a number of...

June 4, 2010

It’s a new game. And the winners are the ones that follow the new rules...

May 16, 2010

Drug Store News: What are some of the highlights across the front end of the...

October 29, 2009

If any retail observer still doubted the determination of Walgreens’ top managers to shake the...