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, 2015

A new survey from Boston Retail partners shows that a lot of retailers see their website as the most important part of their e-commerce capability. 

September 18, 2015

Watch a baby prank her dad as he tries to cut her fingernails. 

September 15, 2015

According to a new Happiest Minds survey, 38% of retailers enable their customers to engage with their brands across stores, kiosks, the web, mobile, social and call center. 

August 20, 2015

To reach millennials, Mentholatum aims to be where they are, while also having relevant content in line with their passions.

August 20, 2015

Online retailing giant Amazon.com is the retail industry's fastest growing social media brand. 

August 19, 2015

Levy will provide key insights on the changing healthcare industry to advance the board's mission of helping consumers make more informed healthcare decisions.

August 13, 2015

The NPD Group recently partnered with Univision Communications on a report titled The Hispanic Shopping Activity Service, which offers insight the behavior of Hispanic shoppers.

August 5, 2015

Target has made its first major foray into beacon technology as the retailer continues to look for ways to enhance the in-store shopping experience with digital tools.

July 27, 2015

A survey of more than 60,000 e-commerce shoppers  found that retailers can reduce abandonment by targeting customers who visited with the intent to buy, but didn’t complete a purchase (“true abandoners”).

July 9, 2015

J&J is branding to millennial moms through their smart phones. 

June 30, 2015
Pinterest first announced the feature, called Buyable Pins, in early June.
June 23, 2015

Mondelēz International has renewed its global strategic partnership with Facebook, the snacking company announced Tuesday. The collaboration will focus on creating video content and increasing e-commerce.

June 18, 2015

Alibaba and Foxconn Technology Group announced they are each investing $117.8 million in Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank’s robotics unit.

June 18, 2015

Brian Tilzer, SVP and chief digital officer of CVS Health, sat down with Drug Store News at the opening of the CVS Digital Innovation Lab in Boston on June 18 to discuss the strategy behind the lab and CVS’ larger goals for transforming healthcare through digital technology.

June 17, 2015

On July 19, Plenti will host the first PlentiTogether LIVE concert featuring Pitbull, Keith Urban and Nick Jonas at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. 

June 15, 2015

Looking to engage consumers — especially millennials — major beauty brands are increasingly turning to social media, and oral care is no exception.

May 21, 2015

Walgreens and Red Nose Day partners generated more than 3 billion impressions while raising awareness around child poverty.

May 20, 2015

“When Opti-Grab came out, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. And I bought a pair. And this is the result, ”a badly cross-eyed Carl Reiner says during his mock press conference in Steve Martin’s 1979 comedy classic “The Jerk.”

I remember thinking about that scene when I first heard about Google Glass a few years ago.

May 12, 2015

After many months of content development, web programming, and review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has unveiled the new Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work web site.

May 7, 2015

Shoppers think it's cool to get digital help finding relevant products and information as well as navigating the store, according to a study by RichRelevance. But they are creeped out by digital capabilities that identify, track and use location and demographics

April 23, 2015

Retailers anticipate accelerated growth for 2015. According to a study from eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, 72% of more than 1,000 online retailers surveyed anticipate online revenue to increase by 17% in 2015.

April 20, 2015

A Tractica report released Monday projects a sharp increase in utililzation of home-health technologies by 2020. 

April 20, 2015

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding last week consolidated its online pharmacy operations into wholly-owned subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.