July 5, 2016
As part of its ongoing “CIO’s First 100 Days” series, Forbes recently published an interview with Target CIO Mike McNamara. In the interview, McNamara, who joined Target about nine months ago, discuses the importance of touching base with customers and how the company creates ideal workspaces for its innovation team. (Forbes)
 
July 5, 2016

For the quarter, the company saw revenues of $723.6 million — a 1.6% rise over the same quarter last year that it attributes to overall market growth and the expansion of its franchised store network.

July 5, 2016

The people have spoken – and they like limits on debit card swipe fees the way they are.

July 5, 2016
Parents are opening their wallets for the upcoming academic year, but being selective in what, where and how they buy.
July 1, 2016

Fortune recently released its list of the 100 best workplaces for millennials, which takes into account some 88,000 millennials surveyed across more than 600 companies that have been certified as a Great Place to Work, and three grocers were on the list. 

July 1, 2016

The settlement that was overturned had been approved by a judge in 2013, and was the result of a 2005 lawsuit brought by 19 retailers and trade associations but 10 of the plaintiffs, including all of the associations, rejected the settlement when it was unveiled in 2012. 

June 29, 2016

The ethnic category is perhaps now undergoing the most seismic changes it has experienced in the past 20 years. The opportunity to better serve multicultural consumers has retailers brimming with excitement, but perplexed at the same time.

June 29, 2016

Diva International’s DivaCup continues to build a loyal following. Based on success of the cup, Diva International has rolled out DivaWash, a naturally pH-balanced, fragrance-free vaginal cleanser.

June 29, 2016

Drug store retailers sense a shift in skin care. While for many years they enjoyed the glowing results of anti-aging, that segment has plateaued. Instead, they are looking to growth from cleansers and therapeutic offers.

June 29, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the ethnic and skin care categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisles.

June 29, 2016

Grappling with a new breed in the workforce can be a challenge, but Beiersdorf sees it as more of an opportunity to grow employees and the company alike.

June 29, 2016

When it comes to ready-to-drink baby electrolytes, consumers continue to show a clear preference for Abbott Nutrition’s Pedialyte line.

June 29, 2016

Mahisha Dellinger founded her company in 2002 when she noticed a gap in the market for women who were embracing their natural curls but couldn’t find products to manage their tresses.

June 29, 2016

A mainstay of Church & Dwight’s First Response line, the First Response Rapid Result pregnancy test has been one of the strongest-performing items in the pregnancy test kit market over the past year.

June 29, 2016

GlaxoSmithKline employs more than 100,000 people around the globe. But its size doesn’t inhibit the company from having a very personal approach to grooming its future leaders.

June 29, 2016

The people within a large company can be one of a leader’s biggest assets when it comes to solving problems and growing the business — if only you listen to your associates and stick to a core set of principles that guide all your interactions.

June 29, 2016

Innovation remains the name of the game in personal care, with new options surfacing in the feminine hygiene, deodorant and shaving categories alike.

June 29, 2016

Consumers are looking to oral products to do double and even triple duty. Enter ACT Restoring Mint Burst.

June 29, 2016

As more millennials start to have babies, retailers from coast to coast are targeting these new parents with an array of natural and technologically-advanced products, and a more “mom-friendly” baby care offering.

June 29, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the first aid and baby care categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

June 29, 2016

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare follows many routes to attract its next generation of business leaders. As one of the largest over-the-counter healthcare companies in the world, with a global footprint in more than 90 countries, they have ample opportunities.

June 29, 2016

Oral care is exhibiting growth at mass, with dollar sales in most sub-categories showing somewhat of a bump or a marked upswing. But popular whiteners declined 5%, which buyers attributed to overloading of the category and less expensive choices that dragged down dollars.

June 29, 2016

While a slight uptick in the birth rate in 2014 gave hope to marketers of baby care products, recent data showed that the trend was short-lived.

June 29, 2016

Last year, Unilever’s Simple Skincare ushered micellar cleansing water into mass with great success. This year, it is adding cleansing oil.