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Social Media: Don’t Believe the Hype

Social Media: Don’t Believe the Hype

The role of social media in retailing has been oversold in the past couple of years, according to a global…

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How to Win in Omnichannel

How to Win in Omnichannel

KPMG survey of executives shows consistency and reducing risk are key.…

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To Get More, Give Less

To Get More, Give Less

Fewer resources can motivate a company unit to cooperate better, Boston Consulting Group authors say in a new book.…

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CVS Offers No-Tobacco Rx Break

CVS Offers No-Tobacco Rx Break Caremark, the prescription-benefits unit of CVS Health, is offering a plan that rivals say is designed to steer business to…
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Labor Secretary Praises Market Basket

Labor Secretary Praises Market Basket U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez praised Market Basket, the New England grocery chain, as an example of “shared prosperity” and…
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Trends
image Smartphone Ads Hit Home: Survey

The particular device on which a consumer views a digital ad may matter almost as much as the ad’s content, according to a new study.


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International Business
image French Grocers Hold Off Discounters

France is the only European country where discounters have not taken market share from mainstream supermarkets.


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Industry News
image Frozen Food Chills Nestlé’s Numbers

Nestlé is not backing off its frozen-food business despite disappointing results, its executives told analysts on Oct. 16.


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Industry News
image Greek Yogurt for Kids Coming

Chobani, the leading producer and marketer of Greek yogurt, will roll out products and packaging in January designed for the very young.


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Industry News
image Walmart Puts Money on E-Commerce

Walmart is cutting back on new brick-and-mortar stores in favor of a greater investment in e-commerce, its CEO said.


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Industry News
image Whole Foods Breaks Out First TV Ads

“The time is right to champion the way food is raised and grown and caught.”


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Industry News
image 'Craft Colas' to Help Soda Market?

PepsiCo and other mainstream American soda suppliers are turning to "craft colas" to try to goose sales, just as craft beers did for the beer market.


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