August 25, 2011

Southeastern discount banner Fred's on Thursday morning reported that the consumer continues to be challenged by economic pressures.

August 25, 2011

The next generation of health kiosks made by SoloHealth will use the latest technologies from Intel, the company said.

August 24, 2011

Meijer announced that it has opened a new, smaller-format grocery store in the Chicago area.

August 17, 2011

Customers can save on back-to-school shopping by trading in used electronics and video games for store credit, Target said.

August 4, 2011

MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse revealed that online retail sales rose 14% over the year-ago period, marking the 24th straight month of year-over-year growth, as well as the ninth consecutive month of double-digit growth, with improvement in every subcategory except for electronics.

July 7, 2011

Audiovox Accessories introduced a one-size-fits-most hearing aid to drug store retailers attending NACDS Marketplace called the RCA Symphonix. At a $299.99 price point, the product may be a little steep to carry in store but may be ideal for online placement for shipment home or to the pharmacy for pickup.

June 27, 2011

This fall, an acclaimed film trilogy is making its Blu-ray debut.

June 21, 2011

Royal Philips Electronics has added the EnduraLED A21 17-watt bulb to its lineup of LED bulbs. The new bulb is designed to replace the 75-watt incandescent bulb while reducing energy consumption by 80% and lasting 25 times longer.

June 17, 2011

Things just got a whole lot more interesting in the mid-tier department store space now that JCPenney has hired former Apple executive Ron Johnson to be its CEO. Johnson is a former Target merchandising executive who for the past 11 years oversaw the growth of Apple’s wildly successful and widely heralded retail operation.

June 6, 2011

H2O is celebrating the Blu-ray and DVD release of animated film "Rio" by partnering with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to kick off a new marketing promotion.

May 31, 2011

An unprecedented 100-plus vendors presented the latest in healthcare technology earlier this year at the Consumer Electronic Association's show in January.

May 16, 2011

Philips is slated to launch a new LED light bulb, which will premiere at the LightFair International trade show.

April 20, 2011

Three action-packed films are making their Blu-ray debut.

April 19, 2011

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing a "super awesome edition" of its film "Cedar Rapids."

April 19, 2011

Target said that its in-store recycling stations collected and recycled more than 170 million shopping bags, weighing more than 1,800 tons, between April and December 2010.

April 11, 2011

"Gulliver's Travels" is arriving on Blu-ray and DVD formats this month.

April 6, 2011

April marks Family Moments Month, and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is celebrating with the Blu-ray and DVD release of several films for the whole family to enjoy.

March 4, 2011

The drug store channel isn’t maximizing its potential in the consumer electronics category.

March 4, 2011

The core drug store shopper is a likely consumer of cell phone and computer accessories, according to research from the Consumer Electronics Association.

March 1, 2011

The critically acclaimed film that captivated and horrified moviegoers this year is coming to Blu-ray and DVD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

February 28, 2011

MGM Home Entertainment is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Academy Award-winning musical, "Fiddler on the Roof," with the film's Blu-ray debut.

February 11, 2011

The story of one of Washington, D.C.'s most lucrative lobbyists caught in a whirlwind of controversy is making its Blu-ray and DVD debut April 5.

February 8, 2011

ATLANTA — Newell Rubbermaid's Goody hair care brand has announced that its Simple Styles Spin Pin has been recognized by Good Housekeeping as a 2011 Very Innovative Products Award recipient, and in an effort to build on the success, the brand is slated to expand the Simple Styles line in the first quarter to include the new Bun Spiral and Spin Pin Mini.

February 1, 2011

Warehouse mass merchandiser Costco will use an online portal to increase in-store product knowledge and enhance shoppers’ experiences.