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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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Firm Scans World’s Plants for New Food

Firm Scans World’s Plants for New Food Hampton Creek Foods, producers and marketers of Just Mayo, is planning to develop and market many more foods that use…
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Walgreens Gives Out Flu Client Info

Walgreens Gives Out Flu Client Info Walgreens mistakenly sent personal information of flu shot customers to an undisclosed third party, the company revealed last week.…
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Industry News
image Couche-Tard Buys U.S. C-Store Chain

Canadian convenience-store company Alimentation Couche-Tard will buy American c-store chain Pantry Inc. for $860 million.


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Trends
image HBR: Some Failures Better Than Others

 Failure may be a valuable business learning experience, but it has to be the right kind of failure, according to an article on the Harvard Business Review website. 


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Industry News
image Walmart to Impose Safe Poultry Standards

Walmart will make its poultry suppliers follow food safety standards and procedures established by the Global Food Safety Initiative.


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Government
image U.S. Enlists Druggists for Health Care Enrollment

The federal government is partnering with major pharmacists to help customers get health insurance during the current open enrollment period. 


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Trends
image Campbell Classifies Holiday Cooks

Campbell Soup Co. has identified six categories of consumers based on their behavior and attitudes toward holiday food.


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International Business
image Sam’s Club to Add 7 China Stores

Walmart plans to build seven more Sam’s Club outlets in China over the next three years, adding to the 11 it has established since 1996.


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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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