TOPICS & ANALYSIS

The New Swipe Economy

The New Swipe Economy

What the CPG industry can learn from the tech sector.…

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Why Big Food is in Trouble

Why Big Food is in Trouble

Report highlights disturbing trends among the top 25 food manufacturers and suggests strategies for righting the ship.…

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Boxed In by Good Intentions

Boxed In by Good Intentions

‘Ban the Box’ laws sound good, but are there unintended consequences?…

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New Features


CVS Expands Curbside Pickup

CVS Expands Curbside Pickup CVS Health is expanding the scope of its curbside pickup service to nearly half of its stores.…
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Land Drones to Deliver in D.C.

Land Drones to Deliver in D.C. A trial of grocery delivery by overland drones is scheduled to take place soon in Washington, D.C.…
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Government
image States Sue U.S. On Overtime Regs

Twenty states are taking the U.S. Department of Labor to court over new federal overtime rules.


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Government
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A lawsuit against Walmart by a major shareholder over bribery of Mexican officials has been certified as a class action by a federal judge.


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Tech & Logistics
image P2PX Panel Discusses Facebook Marketing

Facebook has unique potential as a marketing platform because of its ubiquity, scalability and ability to target specialized groups, according to a panel discussion at the Path to Purchase Expo on Sept. 21.


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Tech & Logistics
Only 29% of Merchants EMV-Compliant Only 29% of Merchants EMV-Compliant

While 44 percent of retailers have point of sale terminals that can accept EMV (“chip”) credit and debit cards, only 29 percent are actually able to complete EMV card transactions, according to the latest poll by The Strawhecker Group.


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Government
Retailers Sought to Test Food Stamps Online Retailers Sought to Test Food Stamps Online

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking retailers to participate in a test of online food stamps.


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Trends
image Premium Products Drive Ice Cream Sales

Ice cream sales are stagnant, but consumers are showing more interest in premium ice cream, according to research by Mintel.


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Industry News
Dollar General to Hire 10,000 Dollar General to Hire 10,000

 Dollar General plans to hire 10,000 new workers to support the 1,900 new stores it intends to open by the end of next year.


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