Tag Archives: Mars Chocolate

Mars Chocolate Grows U.S. Footprint in Kansas

Mars Chocolate North America has made plans to invest an additional $100 million in its Topeka, Kan., site, breaking ground on a new state-of-the-art … Continue reading

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Mars Chocolate North America Unveils New Products

Mars Chocolate North America announced a wide range of new products that will hit store shelves in the coming months, and two of the … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Mars Chocolate Site in Topeka Achieves Leed Gold Certification

Mars Chocolate North America announced that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification—an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing and … Continue reading

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Up in front-end

Improving merchandising, product assortment and fixtures can dramatically increase front-end checkout impulse sales. Forget that Kris and Bruce Jenner are splitsville or that Teresa Giudice is … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Upfront

Counting on confections

Bite-sized and better-for-you candies and snacks continue to drive sales. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 05 Article Archives, Center Store

The Peanutty Professor Teaches a Course in Marketing

M&M’S recently introduced a new personality via Facebook, the Peanutty Professor. The nut aficionado, played by David Koechner, is on the “Search for the … Continue reading

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

Publix Super Markets Raising Funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Beginning May 25, more than a thousand Publix Super Markets will encourage customers and associates to make a donation at the register for Children’s Miracle … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Timothy LeBel, Mars

Timothy LeBel, vice president of sales—grocery/value/military for Mars Chocolate North America, discusses the overall state of the candy category. What is the state of … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop