Supplier News

05/12/2014 - 09:25

The Hillshire Brands Company is about to expand its already robust portfolio of brands — which includes Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Birds Eye, Ball Park, Duncan Hines, Vlasic, Wish-Bone, State Fair, Sara Lee frozen bakery, Mrs. Butterworth's and Log Cabin — with the acquisition of Pinnacle Foods in a cash and stock transaction for approximately $6.6 billion.

05/09/2014 - 11:54

Coca-Cola Bottling Co., the nation’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has signed a definitive agreement with The Coca-Cola Company to expand the bottler’s franchise territory to include the Morristown and Johnson City, Tenn., territories currently served by Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. (CCR), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company.

05/09/2014 - 10:23

McCormick & Company has named Brendan Foley as president of U.S. consumer effective June 2. Foley will lead the largest business unit for McCormick and will report directly to president of global consumer and CAO Lawrence Kurzius.

05/09/2014 - 09:53

Ralph Lauren’s executive vice chairman Roger Farah plans to leave the company at the end of the month. Farah will remain on the board of directors until the expiration of his term on the date of the company’s 2014 annual meeting of stockholders in August.

05/08/2014 - 11:52

Cole Haan has launched its Dog Days of Summer campaign in partnership with The Good Dog Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of animal-assisted therapy using its certified therapy dog teams.

05/07/2014 - 16:38

360pi, the leader in retail price and product intelligence, today announced a collaborative effort with SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services. The goal is to allow retailers who combine 360pi's industry-leading competitive price intelligence with SAS' Revenue Optimization engine to gain full real-time visibility into competitive pricing to make more profitable pricing decisions.

05/07/2014 - 13:55

Walmart has named Technical Consumer Products as a 2013 Hardware/Paint Supplier of the Year in appreciation for the company’s support, outstanding contributions and overall operational fulfillment.

05/06/2014 - 16:33

Planters has introduced four new peanut flavors to its product lineup. Consumers can now choose from Salted Caramel, Cocoa, Chipotle and Smoked flavors.

05/06/2014 - 13:32

Eddie Bauer is expanding into footwear territory. The new brand’s new footwear collection is set to debut online and in store July 28.

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