March 22, 2016

The integration of a major acquisition and the accelerated closure of non-performing stores top the list of priorities awaiting Ken Murphy as he assumes leadership of the nation’s largest bedding retailer.

March 22, 2016

Target Corp.’s partnership with MIT Media Lab and global design firm IDEO is bearing fruit — literally.

March 22, 2016

Urban Outfitters Inc. offers what can appear to be a random and eclectic variety of products on its shelves, but careful planning goes into the specialty chain’s store assortment.

March 18, 2016

Meeting Walmart’s product information requirements is not always easy for its suppliers, but the retailer is providing a new option that may make things a little simpler.

March 11, 2016

The explosive growth of connected devices combined with consumer preference for retailer-brand protection plans creates a growing opportunity for retailers to boost revenue and shopper loyalty. 

February 26, 2016

This year's Sweets & Snacks Expo attendees will be treated to panel discussions by experts from the Consumer Electronics Show, Canadean, and the Center for Advancing Retail & Technology.

February 26, 2016

Today’s consumer is asking more and more about the food, beverage and consumer products they buy, use and consume.

February 25, 2016

The parent company of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works credited the strength of its brands with helping it to buck the financial doldrums affecting many other retailers in the fourth quarter. 

February 12, 2016

Twenty-nine new products were recognized as “Product of the Year,” at a gala event in New York recently, but earning that distinction comes at a hefty price and leveraging it as part of a marketing effort costs even more.

February 8, 2016

Jessica Alba's white-hot Honest Beauty brand is expanding its distribution beyond the Internet and into Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States.

February 2, 2016

Retailers surely expect to move a lot of salty snacks and beer ahead of Super Bowl Weekend, but candles too?

February 1, 2016

With award season here, Target is hoping shoppers will want to get the red carpet look of their favorite celebrities.

November 10, 2015

Join Walmart, the Consumer Products Safety Commission and ICIX for a look at what’s next in the world of product safety during an upcoming webinar on Nov. 13 at 1 p.m., EST.

September 28, 2015

A strong roster of rock icons is coming to Lucky Brand stores and wholesale customers thanks to a licensing deal with Epic Rights.

February 9, 2015

Food retailers adjusting to the new realities of a changing regulatory landscape have gained a new ally at the Grocery Manufacturers Association. 

August 27, 2014

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

July 2, 2014

Walmart is sponsoring the translation of an industry leading food fraud prevention course into Mandarin as part of a larger effort designed to position the retailer as a leader in product quality, authenticity and safety.

June 23, 2014

If the retail industry needed a catalyst for change, one that nearly mandates more efficient and sustainable packaging practices, FedEx recently provided the blowtorch to ignite it.

June 20, 2014

Suburban Atlanta will be home to Keurig Green Mountain’s new manufacturing facility used to produce new cold products resulting from its new partnership with Coca-Cola.

April 2, 2014

When brand marketers and agency executives gathered in Chicago recently for the annual Shopper Marketing Summit there was plenty of talk about mobile, social and digital, but there was one thing no one talked about.

September 6, 2013

The husband of a woman who died following a bizarre series of developments precipitated by a shopping trip to Walmart is pursuing an even more bizarre lawsuit alleging the retailer and its manufacturer of plastic bags are at fault.

May 30, 2013

Coregistics, a packaging supply chain services company, has acquired Cano Packaging, a Chicago-area company that specializes in primary contract packaging services for food and confectionary manufacturers.

May 2, 2013

Walmart and Sam’s Club are scheduled to hold the 8th Annual Sustainable Packaging Exposition next week at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers, Ar.

March 11, 2013

Walls + Forms Inc. has introduced its Mini Pallet Promota, a modular, robust pallet display system designed specifically for promoting palletized or bulk stacked products.