September 12, 2011

Snack food company Mike-sell's has introduced five new products.

September 12, 2011

Consumers still have a sweet tooth despite a sour economy. U.S. confectionery sales at food, drug and mass stores continue to grow at a pace of 4.2%, outpacing overall store sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.


September 12, 2011

Portable oral care continues to experience strong growth and, if prior sales periods are any indication of what’s ahead, the segment will likely continue to flourish.

September 12, 2011

The expansive oral care market continues to swell as manufacturers further develop toothpastes that promise to provide specific results.

September 12, 2011

The new Walmart Express concept is a further downsizing of Walmart’s supercenter and Neighborhood Market format, 
recently rebranded as Walmart Mart.

September 12, 2011

The oral care segment is a mature market — no doubt about it — but when it comes to tooth-whitening products, consumers have demonstrated that they will continue to snap up products that promise a brighter, whiter smile.

September 9, 2011

Stop & Shop has teamed up with Unilever to support the hunger relief efforts of Feeding America and its local member food banks.

September 8, 2011

T.G.I. Friday’s has brought its famous dishes to the frozen food section of retailers nationwide.

September 7, 2011

Total revenues of the top 100 brands in the nationwide Catalina Network of food, drug and mass grew by just 0.7% during the 12-month period ended in early July, according to new research by Catalina.

September 6, 2011

Safeway on Tuesday announced its offering of flu shots in its grocery stores — positioning its flu season inoculation as more convenient to drug stores.

September 6, 2011

Weis is highlighting hunger relief with its fourth annual, month-long campaign that encourages customers to donate shelf-stable products and make monetary donations to local food banks and emergency food providers.

September 1, 2011

Jewel-Osco is looking to support Hunger Action Month by once again launching a campaign that will benefit multiple food banks in Illinois and Indiana.

August 31, 2011

Retailer Whole Foods is continuing its foray into the health-and-wellness realm.

August 30, 2011

According to Winn-Dixie's chief Peter Lynch, Winn-Dixie is riding a strong headwind into fiscal 2012 powered by a number of influencers, including a marketing program that better sustains margins, its loyalty program Fuelperks!, an improved stocking system and a significant focus on improving the customer experience.

August 29, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced that its Iams pet food brand has launched two new Iams Naturals products.

August 29, 2011

Economic troubles and an interest in saving money are just two of the growing number of reasons why it behooves nontraditional retailers to start thinking about offering fresh food in their stores, especially pharmacy retailers.

August 26, 2011

Grocer A&P officially opened on Friday its new Superfresh store, featuring a full-service pharmacy and expanded international offerings, in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood.

August 26, 2011

A new line of cat food designed to slow feline aging has hit the market.

August 26, 2011

Wegmans delivered 13,848 lbs. of nonperishable food to Harford Community Action Agency in Maryland, the company announced Friday.

August 25, 2011

Fresh & Easy on Wednesday opened its second San Francisco area store.

August 24, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Iams brand expanded its Iams Naturals line with two new recipes: Sensitive Naturals and Simple & Natural. These new products join Iams Healthy Naturals, launched in 2007, which offers four recipes for dogs and three for cats.


August 24, 2011

A recent consumer survey released by AlixPartners found that a little more than half of all consumers (51%) identify a traditional grocery retailer as their point of destination when making a grocery trip.

August 24, 2011


Gluten-free foods and beverages aren’t just for people with celiac disease anymore.

August 24, 2011

Pet lovers want the best for their furry friends. Last year, Americans spent $55 billion on their pets, according to Packaged Facts, and the upward trend shows no signs of slowing.