Food HBC & Consumables

08/31/2014 - 13:21

Improved merchandising strategies and marketing execution at Big Lots has president and CEO David Campisi feeling good about prospects for a company that continues to distance itself from its closeout roots.

08/28/2014 - 09:37

Dollar General made the case for the superiority of its Family Dollar takeover bid with the release of second quarter results that revealed consistency as well some deceleration in sales and profit growth.

08/27/2014 - 17:20

Keurig Green Mountain has appointed José Octavio Reyes Lagunes, retired vice chairman of The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, to its board of directors.

08/26/2014 - 10:51

Leading Northeastern food retailer Wegmans is introducing a new line of peeled, deveined and wild-caught Gulf of Mexico shrimp and enticing shoppers with seafood promotion featuring a wide range of domestically sourced products.

08/22/2014 - 15:57

Maybelline New York has teamed up with downtown creative hub, MADE, to act as the official makeup partner of MADE Fashion Week to be held Sept. 4 to 10 at Milk Studios.

08/22/2014 - 15:35

The skincare needs of men differ greatly. Some guys get a seemingly effortless, smooth shave each and every time, while others are prone to ingrown hairs and irritation when shaving. Philips Norelco is partnering with grooming expert Craig the Barber to help smooth things out.

08/22/2014 - 12:31

Veteran consumer packaged goods executive Tony Dunning has joined leading meat snack manufacturer Jack Link’s as EVP of customer development.

08/21/2014 - 14:28

Jif is rolling out two new varieties of its new Jif To Go Dippers with a social media contest. To promote the new product, which pairs two varieties of peanut butter comes in two varieties—chocolate peanut butter with chocolate flavored spread, and creamy peanut butter — with pretzels, the company has launched the #GetGoing photo promotion.

08/21/2014 - 13:57

During the second quarter, Ahold USA experienced a dip in sales, while its online grocery operation, Peapod, achieved double-digit sales growth.