TOPICS & ANALYSIS

Wanting It All, Online and In Store

Wanting It All, Online and In Store

Report from Acosta on consumer attitudes shows young shoppers enjoy going to the grocery store, but still buy certain items…

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Chip-and-Pin: A Kick to Retailers’ Bottom Lines

Chip-and-Pin: A Kick to Retailers’ Bottom Lines

Instituting the new, more secure chip-and-pin card technology will be expensive and annoying, but there’s no way around it.…

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Young Consumers Receptive to Mobile Marketing

Young Consumers Receptive to Mobile Marketing

Personalized e-mail also has potential as a marketing medium for retailers.…

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New Features


Amazon Gets Faster in Manhattan

Amazon Gets Faster in Manhattan Amazon is speeding up its food-delivery service in parts of New York City. …
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France to Groceries: Stop Wasting Food

France to Groceries: Stop Wasting Food The French government will soon forbid grocery stores from throwing out unsold food indiscriminately, requiring most of it to be…
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Industry News
image Internet Ads Spike Pop-Tart Sales

Kellogg has released results of a study showing that an online promo/ad campaign for Pop-Tarts increased sales by 7 percent. 


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Industry News
image Walmart Presses for Animal ‘Freedoms’

Walmart is urging its meat, milk and egg suppliers to follow ethical guidelines for animal treatment. 


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Industry News
image Kroger Acquisition Selling Off Specialty Items

Hiller’s Market has been phasing out certain grocery items in the wake of its pending acquisition by Kroger. 


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Industry News
image CVS Buys Senior-Care Rx Firm

CVS Health has bought the largest U.S. provider of pharmacy services to nursing homes and senior assisted-living facilities. 


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Industry News
image Weis to Raise Hourly Wage to $9

Weis Markets, a chain of 163 stores located in the mid-Atlantic region, has raised its minimum wage to $9 an hour. 


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Government
image ConAgra to Pay Record Tainting Fine

ConAgra has agreed to pay the highest fine in U.S. history for a food-contamination criminal case. 


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Trends
image Half of CPG Growth Predicted from Online

Food and other consumer packaged goods may be lagging behind other sectors in e-commerce, but experts expect them to catch up soon. 


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