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More Promos Mean More Sales

More Promos Mean More Sales

Study contends that CPG retailers should pay more attention to basics and more customers, less to millennials and online sales.…

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Grocery Stores Must Play by Eatery Rules

Grocery Stores Must Play by Eatery Rules

New FDA regulation requires groceries that sell ready-to-eat food must provide calorie counts and other information.…

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Digital Devices Rule Holiday Shopping

Digital Devices Rule Holiday Shopping

Almost everyone uses them to find deals and compare prices, and many make purchases on them—sometimes, even while they’re in…

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New Features


Top New Product Claims: Kosher, Allergen-Free

Top New Product Claims: Kosher, Allergen-Free The most frequent attribute claims for products introduced in 2014 were kosher (40.6 percent of new products), non-allergenic like dairy-…
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Yoplait Adds ‘Whipped’ Greek Yogurt

Yoplait Adds ‘Whipped’ Greek Yogurt General Mills introduced a “whipped” style of Greek yogurt as part of its twice-annual rollout of new products. …
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International Business
image Europe to Look Hard at Food Fraud

Food fraud will be a top priority for the European Commission in 2015, sparked by scandals in China, the UK and elsewhere.


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Industry News
image H-E-B, Costco Win Employee Plaudits

H-E-B and Costco came in first and third among retailers in a survey about the best places to work.


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Government
image Baltimore Expands Food Desert Service

Baltimore is expanding a click-and-collect program that is geared toward “food deserts.”


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Industry News
image Aldi Tests Credit Card Use

Aldi stores in Minnesota’s Twin Cities and Syracuse, N.Y., are accepting all major credit cards on a trial basis.


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Industry News
image CVS Health Posts Healthy Numbers

CVS Health expects its earnings to grow 15 percent in 2015, helped by strong pharmacy and specialty-drugs business.


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Industry News
image Pa. Court Upholds Walmart Judgment

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania upheld a $151 million judgment against Walmart for forcing employees to work without pay.


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Trends
image Pouches Have Room to Grow in U.S.

Pouches and bags have great, untapped potential in the American food packaging market, but they need to be sold better to consumers, says the head of a packaging management firm.


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