Tag Archives: Procter & Gamble

Far from general

Grocery Headquarters recognizes the innovators and trendsetters in the general merchandise category with its 2014 Trailblazer awards. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Mars, Incorporated to Buy Significant Portion of Procter & Gamble’s Pet Food Business

Mars, Incorporated and The Procter & Gamble Company announce that Mars has agreed to buy the IAMS, EUKANUBA, and NATURA brands in major markets … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: Facing a dilemma

The growing popularity of facial hair has trimmed sales in the profitable shaving/razor category.  Damn those Boston Red Sox. Not only have they been … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Quick picker-uppers

Properly merchandising household paper products can help retailers clean up on sales and profitability throughout the entire store. When it opened last April, the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Center Store

Amazon Enters the Retail Mainstream

For the first time, leading consumer packaged goods manufacturers ranked Amazon among the Top 10 in this year’s Kantar Retail PoweRanking study. The survey, … Continue reading

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Retail Executive of the Year

With a multi-format strategy, Laura Karet, CEO of Giant Eagle, has raised expectations while meeting the needs of customers. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Mouth guards

New flavors, blends, packaging and promotions are brightening up the outlook for the shelf-stable and frozen concentrate juice sets. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Small consumers can add up to big sales

The right assortment and pricing can help grocers nurture growth in the baby care category. Of the many nonfoods categories, baby care has arguably … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Sounding Board: Negative press

Supervalu has plenty of company in other industries as it struggles to prop up its brand in the wake of bad news. At a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Columns

Bringing Up Baby

Baby product manufacturers are trying to spur retail sales with innovative products and marketing programs. For the majority of retailers, there is no customer … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

ZzzQuil from Vicks

The makers of Vicks NyQuil announce a non-habit forming, over-the-counter sleep-aid that provides relief for occasional sleeplessness. ZzzQuil. Not for not for colds, or … Continue reading

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Cutting it close

While the shaving category has had a few flat years, observers say new products should spur growth. by Nora Caley It is no fun … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

NACDS Marketplace heads to the ‘Mile High City’

All the hottest nonfoods products and trends will be featured under one roof in Colorado later this month. This is a year of firsts … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Going for the gold

Thanks to CPG manufacturer support for U.S. Olympic Teams everyone—including retailers and consumers—is a winner. This summer, fans of the Olympics are going to … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Upfront

Coca-Cola and P&G Executives Join GS1 U.S. Board of Governors

Melvin Landis of Coca-Cola Refreshments and Roberto Magaña of Procter & Gamble have been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors, the organization … Continue reading

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P&G Beauty & Grooming Launches StyleUnited Website

P&G Beauty & Grooming announced the launch of StyleUnited (www.styleunited.com), a personalized site that brings beauty and fashion together for a total style source. … Continue reading

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