Tag Archives: HBC

derma e Releases Consumer Trial Results

derma e has announced the results of a consumer study on its new and improved natural Soothing Cleanser formula. Created with anti-aging Pycnogenol, the … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfoods, Wellness, What's New

A clear view for blurry eyes

With so many cough/cold/allergy products available, retailers need to focus on how to best merchandise their offering.  By Barrie Dawson While there is no … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Old Spice’s New Tricks

Old Spice has a new ad campaign and once you see it you won’t be able to forget it. The brand has made headlines … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Off the Shelves, Web-Exclusive Content

Young Men Bring Strong Growth to the Skincare Category, Mintel Reports

Men might not like to admit that they have a skin care regime, but according to new research from Mintel, consumers can expect to see … Continue reading

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Out of Africa Introduces A New Hand Cream to Nourish the Body and Soul

With a creamy feel and the healing nutrients, vitamins and valuable phytonutrients of pure unrefined shea butter, Out of Africa’s new line of hand creams will … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: An eyewitness to success

At its largest stores, Stop & Shop offers a healthy assortment of GM/HBC categories; and the chain does so the right way. There has … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

derma e Debuts Vitamin E Intensive Therapy Line

derma e, a pioneer of antioxidant skincare products, announced the launch of their new Vitamin E Intensive Therapy Bodycare line which includes: derma e … Continue reading

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derma e Introduces Three New Multi-Benefit Beauty Oils

Just in time for Spring, award-winning natural skincare brand derma e introduces three new beneficial plant oils “to boost your glow from head to … Continue reading

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The HBC top 50

Supermarkets keep fighting for market share with more and more retail formats in the HBC category. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Speeding up HBC

Slow response in adding new items into the mix is just one of many issues costing grocers valuable HBC business. Mistakes happen. It is … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Nonfoods Talk: All the buzz

A new Fairway Market store in suburban New Jersey is catching the eyes and wallets of consumers from near and far. Will it last? … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Men on a mission to look good

Men are taking their grooming seriously and retailers are pulling out all the stops to help them polish their image. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Nonfoods Talk: Getting no respect

It is time for the media to understand that supermarkets offer the same services as drugstores when it comes to health and beauty care. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Vitamins grow up

Back in the day children were told, “Take your vitamins so you can grow up big and strong.” Many of those children are aging adults now and are looking to vitamins to help them stay healthy and feel energetic. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

$8.5 Billion Natural HBC Market Resists Recession

Natural health and beauty care (HBC) product sales through all U.S. retail channels will reach $8.5 billion in 2011, according to “Natural and Organic … Continue reading

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An attack from within

Many top supermarket executives are turning against the nonfoods category in favor of other segments. Nonfoods buyers need to defend their turf. By Seth … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Navigating the NACDS Marketplace

Retailers can learn about emerging nonfoods segments and the latest merchandising tactics at the show later this month. By Deena M. Amato-McCoy Grocers looking … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Nonfoods Talk: Sweet smell of success?

Unilever has introduced a product that company officials hope will bring new sales to the deodorant category. Can it drum up interest in a … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Here’s to good health… and beauty

Grocers are giving their HBC aisles a makeover and sharpening their product mix to win in this ultra- competitive category. By Craig Levitt In … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Mother may I?

Social media and online retailers are changing the way parents shop the baby category. By Craig Levitt In this era of social networking, everyone … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit