July 18, 2012

As part of the Executive Viewpoint Series, DSN talked to Dan Mack — DSN expert blogger, EVP strategic sales at The Swanson Group and managing director of Mack Elevation Forum — discusses his unique perspective on what suppliers should focus on when engaging with retailers and what "blind spots" they should be wary of.

September 23, 2014

Smucker's brand is utilizing a new photo promotion to celebrate the joy in making someone's day a bit brighter, no matter how small the act. Sharing these moments will let consumers win prizes each week, or win a $10,000 kitchen makeover. 

September 23, 2014

The retail industry is expected to benefit from mobile commerce, free shipping offers, in-store pickup promotions and e-commerce videos during the 2014 holiday season. 

September 19, 2014

L'Oréal USA Women in Digital, a program that recruits, supports and promotes female entrepreneurs in technology, has announced the three new companies that have been selected as winners of its 2014 NEXT Generation Awards.

 

September 17, 2014

Nestlé Nesquik is partnering with the Girl Scouts of the USA to introduce the limited-edition Nesquik Girl Scouts Thin Mints and Nesquik Girl Scouts Caramel Coconut flavors.

September 16, 2014

Gold Mobile, a provider of a cloud-based commerce and engagement platform, has announced the launch of its new healthcare division, GoMo Health.

September 15, 2014

Mack Elevation Forum and Drug Store News on the day before the NACDS Total Store Expo brought together eight critical thought leaders from both inside and outside the industry, challenging attendees to think beyond their brands to achieve breakthrough results.

September 2, 2014

Beginning this week, Texas A&M University will partner with collegiate apparel supplier, Knights Apparel, to launch the Costco Back-to-College Tailgate Roadshow featuring Aggie Gameday apparel.

September 2, 2014

Google last week announced that it has been testing a small fleet of drones in Australia in an effort to remove "the friction of moving things around" as part of an initiative called "Project Wing."

August 27, 2014

A&D Medical on Wednesday launched its WellnessConnected platform to help people monitor their physical activity and better manage their health.

August 26, 2014

ShopYourWay, the digital loyalty, marketing and shopping platform of Sears and Kmart, has enlisted YouTube celebrities Ricky Dillon and Jenn McCallister to be “curators of cool” for the site.

August 24, 2014

Twitter is all about real-time moments, and with 1 billion tweets taking place every two days, there are literally billions of opportunities for brands to connect with consumers.

August 22, 2014

What if you could replicate the physical in-store experience on the Web? The concept sounds incredibly powerful.

August 13, 2014

Nine-in-10 retailers report selling on online marketplaces, and 64% use digital marketing.

June 26, 2014

Parks Associates on Wednesday announced that 2% of U.S. broadband households purchased a smart watch in 2013, with another 4% very likely to purchase a smart watch in the next 12 months.

June 24, 2014

Motley Fool analysts Michael Douglass and David Williamson last week discussed what kind of positive disruption pharmacy kiosk MedAvail — which is backed by Walgreens, among other investors — will have on the market.

June 19, 2014

The Global Market Development Center has unveiled its revamped public facing website to include more responsive features, modern designs and user-friendly aspects.

June 18, 2014

I get a lot of questions about which brands are winning with social media, and why.

June 17, 2014

While the upswing in Rite Aid’s bottom line and shares continue to gain attention, Motley Fool’s consumer goods analyst Sean O’Reilly suggests that the pharmacy retailer has “an even bigger ace up its sleeve.” Enter the chain’s new Health Alliance program.

May 31, 2014

The digital movement is no doubt revolutionizing the retail landscape as it has given rise to e-commerce, complexities to the path to purchase, shifts between planned and unplanned purchases, and changes to store trips. To remain competitive, retailers must develop new strategies and grasp the importance of an “omni-perspective.”

May 28, 2014

L'Oréal USA has named Marie Gulin chief marketing officer, succeeding Marc Speichert, who reportedly left the company to work for Google, according to a published report.

May 23, 2014

Beer brand Miller Lite will use festive photos from Twitter to generate content to be used in a television commercial this fall, according to a report from AdWeek.

May 15, 2014

I have long believed that the lines that traditionally divided one channel of retail from another are long gone.

May 12, 2014

Real Techniques, a Paris Presents brand, is calling all beauty lovers to reveal their inner artist through a sponsored marketing program with Allure magazine.