November 12, 2015

Target's board of directors has added a former executive of the retailer's largest supplier.

October 19, 2015

Aside from some massively complex challenges, retailer and consumer packaged goods marketers have never had it so good, according to Bob Fair, president of marketing applications at Teradata.

October 7, 2015

A new event for retailers and consumer package goods executives is taking shape called Shoptalk and the successful entrepreneurs behind its creation have big plans and funding to make it happen.

September 28, 2015

Target is expanding the list of chemicals it wants suppliers to take out of their products, stepping up pressure on its vendors to respond to consumer health concerns.

September 25, 2015

When it comes to keeping supply chain and logistics operations as efficient as possible, retailers are getting smart.

September 11, 2015

Dependent on Target for 43% of its revenue, licensed apparel company Cherokee Global Brand saw its market value obliterated after disclosing Target would not renew a decades old relationship.

September 3, 2015

As the demand for differentiation grows among retailers and suppliers, Daymon Worldwide’s Omni Global Sourcing Solutions has opened a new showroom to allow customers access to in-demand seasonal and general merchandise imports.

August 25, 2015

Bentonville now has something in common with Buenos Aires, Seoul, Bangalore and Istanbul. 

June 30, 2015

Walmart is appealing to suppliers – even those who don’t sell it merchandise – to share their complete product catalog with the company in the name of providing shoppers accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive information. 

May 26, 2015

Former Walmart Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer Duncan Mac Naughton has joined the board of directors of CROSSMARK, a sales, marketing and merchandising services company focused on the retail and consumer goods industries. 

May 6, 2015

With retailers and CPG companies continuing to struggle with in-store execution issues like on-shelf availability, inventory and promotions, leading supply chain analytics and insights provider Orchestro asked industry thought leaders to weigh in on the three key questions.

April 30, 2015

Lowe's Innovation Labs has come up with a way to allow shoppers to customize every knob, door and handle in their home. 

April 17, 2015

Retailers who rely on a steady stream of new products from suppliers to drive sales will find a new source of digital inspiration in a product development deal between Mattel and the online collaboration community known as Quirky.

April 6, 2015

Atlas Technology Group, one of the fastest growing retail technology solution providers in the consumer goods industry, has named a new president.

April 2, 2015

Retailers looking to realize maximum value when they close stores or liquidated inventory have a new ally following the merger of two industry leaders. 

April 1, 2015

Walmart plans to improve the customer experience, invest in its grocery business, and put pressure on suppliers to drive down prices.

March 25, 2015

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) recently conducted a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to simplify the process of selling to the major retailer. 

March 9, 2015

UPS still loves logistics, but a new marketing campaign from the company puts a finer point on the range of problem-solving abilities alluded to when UPS first asked, “What can Brown do for you?”

February 27, 2015

E-commerce has shaken up the traditional model of selling solely to wholesalers and retailers. It’s also presented brands with new ways to engage with consumers and increase sales.

February 23, 2015

The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association are celebrating a tentative agreement on a labor dispute that caused problems at 29 West Coast ports. 

February 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation has called for President Obama to become involved in the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) if a deal is not reached.

February 11, 2015

Procter & Gamble Co. has added the former CEO and chairman of Home Depot Inc. to its board of directors. 

February 3, 2015

Selling toilet paper is a tricky proposition, but a clever campaign from Procter & Gamble looks to drive sales by leveraging the popularity of firefighters to engage with consumers via social media. 

February 2, 2015

Stanley Black & Decker and Newell Rubbermaid reported modest but steady growth in the fourth quarter, results that position both companies on solid ground going forward.