June 18, 2013

Consumer packaged goods companies and retailers that sell their products have managed to stay strong despite economic difficulty, according to a new report.

June 10, 2013

With renewed consumer confidence converting more shoppers into buyers, there is greater opportunity for companies in the health and wellness space, noted a report titled "The Why Behind the Buy Spring 2013," which was released recently by Acosta Sales and Marketing.

May 7, 2013

National Sales Solutions has announced that Rich Siporin will be joining the sales management team as EVP sales for the northeast region.

April 25, 2013

NEW YORK — Colgate announced on Thursday that North American net sales rose 5.5% as new product launches, such as Colgate Optic White mouthwash, helped drive volume growth and market share gains in the United States.

North America, which accounts for 18% of company sales, posted a net sales increase of 5.5%. Organic sales also rose 5.5% during the quarter.

March 19, 2013

In the wake of a new partnership announcement between Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health announced on that its pharmaceutical distribution contract with Walgreens that is scheduled to expire at the end of August 2013 will not be renewed.

March 5, 2013

Weis Markets on Tuesday reported net income of $82.5 million for the 52-week period ended Dec. 29.

February 13, 2013

Retail sales were up slightly in January as the increases in payroll taxes and energy prices forced consumers to change spending habits, according to a new report by the National Retail Federation.

February 7, 2013

Pharmacy automation system manufacturer Innovation has appointed Stephen Donohue as divisional VP sales, chain and high volume, the company said.

February 7, 2013

Target reported net sales of nearly $6 billion in January, the company said, a 29.6% increase over January 2012.

February 5, 2013

GelStat Corporation announced that it has retained List Services Corporation to manage all branding and marketing efforts for GelStat and its products, GelStat Migraine and GelStat Sleep.

January 24, 2013

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, has formed BrandMasters, a new experiential marketing agency that will aim to provide turnkey solutions for brands to create meaningful shopper experiences through personal engagement.

January 4, 2013

Family Dollar stores reported a 12.7% increase in net sales and a 6.6% increase in comps in first quarter 2013, the company said.

December 20, 2012

Sales at Stater Brothers increased by 1.83% to $67.8 million in fiscal year 2012, the company said in an earnings report.

December 19, 2012

The vast majority of product launches, reorganizations, mergers and improvement initiatives either fail or grossly disappoint. In all, roughly 90% of major projects violate their own schedule, budget or quality standards.

November 14, 2012

Retail sales were down slightly in October on a month-to-month basis while increasing on an annual basis, reflecting Hurricane Sandy and uncertainty in Washington, according to the National Retail Federation.

November 9, 2012

The continued softness of the economy weighed down on sales and profits at Roundy's during third quarter 2012, the Midwestern supermarket chain said Friday.

November 5, 2012

Seasonal candy generates 40% to 45% of total category sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.

November 5, 2012

According to a recent BDO USA survey, chief marketing officers at leading U.S. retailers expect a 3.7% increase in holiday comparable store sales, marking the survey’s most optimistic forecast since 2007, when CMOs projected a 5% increase in comparable store sales.

October 25, 2012

Beauty company Revlon posted a net loss for the third quarter due to charges as sales rose 2.9%, thanks to higher net sales of Revlon color cosmetics and the inclusion of net sales of Pure Ice.

September 27, 2012

Warren Buffet once shared: “In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you.” Most people believe they operate with integrity and transparency, but the dirty little secret is that your customers may see you as biased or not as valuable as you think.

September 12, 2012

SoloHealth on Wednesday named Tim Kiss to serve as VP marketing — a new position at SoloHealth — as the company prepares for its nationwide rollout of the SoloHealth Station consumer kiosk this fall.

August 30, 2012

Club retailer Costco Wholesale posted sales of $7.4 billion for the month of August, reporting an 8% sales increase over August 2011 and an increase in comps that beat analysts' expectations.

July 20, 2012

Derma e Natural Bodycare, a maker of natural skin care products, has appointed Michelle Lamey as North American beauty sales manager.

July 13, 2012

“The dirty little secret is that the ‘how’ counts as much as the ‘what.’”