Target is pledging to ensure that its own-brand products are free of artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners and colors, as well as artificial trans fats and high fructose corn syrup, by the end of 2018.
Consumers are starting to see the light after years of ignoring warnings that sun exposure poses a health risk and hastens aging, with overall category sales rising 6.7% for the 52-week period ended May 14 across multi-outlets, according to IRI.
New parents undergo lasting changes in terms of what they look for from their personal care products once they have children, according to new insights from pregnancy and parenting resource BabyCenter’s “2017 Skincare and Bathtime Study,” which was shared exclusively with Drug Store News.
In the Goldman Sachs/Condé Nast 2017 Love List: Food, among places people shop for food, Wal-Mart topped the list for millennial food enthusiasts surveyed, and Target came in second place among millennials. The top drug chain was CVS, which came in eighth among millennial food enthusiasts, followed by Walgreens at 10.
Sundial not only has made an impact on how retailers merchandise their stores and what they buy for their shelves, but the company’s efforts go well beyond the four walls of a store, investing in the communities from which it sources its raw materials.
The retail CEO added the U.S. tax code is “broken,” and noted the BAT would more than double the retailer's tax rate to 75%, making it difficult for Target to invest in hiring workers and opening new stores in the United States.
Drug and discount stores have managed to lure customers away from specialty and department stores to their doors for color cosmetics, where brows and lashes are leading the charge to attract shoppers, skin care and bubble bath products.
Offering will allow customers to fill a large box of a specific size with as many items as can fit in it, choosing from more than 8,000 household essentials, beauty and personal care items and dry grocery products.
Casey Carl, who departs his position as chief innovation and strategy officer, effective May 5, joined the company in 1997, and has held various positions in merchandising, negotiations, operations and digital.