March 12, 2015

Retailer participation in freestanding insert (FSI) coupon events and digital coupons distributed on retailer websites benefited from double-digit increases.


March 11, 2015

Shoppers interested in purchasing products from women-owned companies will find it easier to do so at Walmart with the introduction of a new logo and related promotional efforts.

March 6, 2015

Walmart VP of U.S. Manufacturing is scheduled to provide an update on the retailer’s domestic sourcing commitment.

February 26, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart sees a lift same-store sales and helps fuel Loblaw's fourth quarter results.

February 24, 2015

NPA  renewed its call to the New York Attorney General to produce the scientific evidence behind that office's recall request of herbal supplements.

February 19, 2015

GMDC on Thursday released a whitepaper outlining the competitive retail environment in Canada. 

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 17, 2015

Walmart VP talks to Nashville healthcare leaders about the company's extensive health offerings, from pharmacy, to OTC, optial and clinics.


February 13, 2015

Mumsie, a new natural and organic maternal skin care range from Clio, is rolling out this month to select Walmart stores and several other retailers throughout North America.

February 12, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is now testing the sale of fresh foods, according to published reports.


February 11, 2015

Walmart Canada announced plans to expand its footprint with 29 supercenter projects for the company’s fiscal year.


February 4, 2015

Mondelez International has named Valerie Oswalt president, U.S. sales, effective April 1.

February 3, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday called on four major retailers to stop selling store-brand herbal supplement products in New York that could not be verified to contain the labeled substance by using what the industry describes as a questionable testing method — DNA barcoding.

February 2, 2015

TyraTech, a life sciences company focusing on nature-derived insect and parasite control products, recently announced that it has secured product listings for its Vamousse head lice product range, including its Vamousse Treatment mousse and Vamousse Protection shampoo, across Walmart and through Cardinal Health.

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 23, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings announced that Ian McLeod has been appointed president and CEO.


January 8, 2015

Consumers were offered more than $496 billion dollars in consumer incentives through Free Standing Inserts in 2014, an increase of 6.4% compared to last year, according to a Kantar Media report released Thursday.

January 7, 2015

Shoppers of dietary supplements generally are the healthier customers who are in your stores fairly frequently to purchase their vitamins, minerals or supplements.

January 5, 2015

The NRF Foundation announced the individuals who have been named to The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future.


December 22, 2014

Maesa — which designs, develops and manufactures private label and exclusive brands for retailers, as well as packaging and turnkey products for beauty brands — has appointed industry vet Shawn Haynes to the newly created position of SVP of sales, mass and drugstore retailers.

December 15, 2014

Walmart has announced the 75 food pantry winners of the Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign that will each receive a $20,000 grant for facility makeovers.

December 10, 2014

Walmart announced that Judith McKenna has been promoted to COO for Walmart U.S.

December 5, 2014
Walgreens' management team following the Alliance Boots merger is in place following the appointment of Linda Filler to the chief merchant position. Filler will be a strong addition to the team Alex Gourlay, currently Walgreens president of customer experience and daily living, and president-elect of Walgreens, is building.
Filler has a robust retail pedigree, most recently as president of Claire’s Stores, a fun retailer targeting the tween market with fashionable jewelry and accessories. Prior to Claire’s, Filler was EVP and chief merchandising officer for Sam’s Club, where she led the owned-brand strategy. She also held EVP positions at Walmart and Kraft Foods Group, and leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Hanes Brands in the Sara Lee Corp.
December 4, 2014

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