Food HBC & Consumables

08/07/2014 - 15:51

Costs related to the exit of its Rainbow business in the Twin Cities markets, as well as the upcoming closure of a distribution center, helped push Roundy’s to a net loss of $13.5 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

08/07/2014 - 12:17

Braun has unveiled a new branding campaign, dubbed #FaceGreatness with Braun Confidence, featuring NFL and Braun’s new U.S. spokesperson, Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson.

08/07/2014 - 12:08

Big name CPG companies Procter & Gamble and Kraft struggled to show growth with their recent quarterly results, but that wasn’t the case at White Wave Foods.

08/07/2014 - 12:00

Fred’s has brought Craig Barnes and Kelly Ma on board to lead the company’s new sourcing team, as part of the regional discount chain’s efforts to strengthen its overall inventory and buying management capabilities. The company tapped the pair in conjunction with its July sales results.

08/07/2014 - 11:45

The J.M. Smucker Company has gained entry to a new business segment with the acquisition of privately held Sahale Snacks.

08/07/2014 - 11:26

Snyder’s-Lance is promising an innovation filled product pipeline for 2015 that includes meal-replacement snacks to drive growth for retailers following a pivotal second quarter for the company.

08/06/2014 - 16:04

Walgreens has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015. The transaction, subject to shareholder and various regulatory approvals, would fully combine the two companies to form the first global pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise.

08/06/2014 - 16:02

Discount grocer Aldi, Costco and Walmart were recognized as the nation’s low price grocery leaders in a recent study conducted by Market Force Information.

08/05/2014 - 16:23

Hillshire Farm is introducing its Hillshire Farm Naturals line of lunchmeat ahead of the start of the school year.

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