Tag Archives: unilever

A (Mile) High Profile Show

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) will highlight technology and the future at its Total Store Expo in Denver. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 08 Article Archives, FEATURED Articles, Nonfoods for Profit

Walmart Launches Spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign

Walmart has launched the spring Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, a nationwide initiative inviting the public to take action in the fight against hunger. … Continue reading

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A premium on premium

Premium and super-premium options are revitalizing the ice cream category, exciting consumers and driving sales. Decadent dessert is making a comeback. For years, low calorie, sugar-free, diet-friendly … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 02 Article Archives, Center Store

Jack Link’s to Aquire Unilever Meat Snack Business

Jack Link’s announced plans on Friday to purchase Unilever’s meat snacks business, primarily sold under the BiFi brand (Germany, Benelux, Austria and Switzerland) and … Continue reading

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NGA Reveals Creative Choice Awards ‘Best of Show’ Winners

The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced its Creative Choice Awards “Best of Show” winners in the Marketing and Merchandising categories at a special reception, … Continue reading

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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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Talking Shop with… Kyle Stenzel

Kyle Stenzel, vice president of marketing for Signature Brands, says more consumers are showing interest in food decoration.  As a leader in the edible … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Supplier Diversity, Minority Inclusion Imperative to Food Retailer Growth

The combined purchasing power of minorities in the U.S. exceeded $3 trillion in 2011 and is projected to reach $3.6 trillion by 2015, according … Continue reading

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Food and Beverage Companies Surpass 2015 Goal of Reducing Calories in the U.S.

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced that America’s top food and beverage companies have exceeded their goal of reducing 1.5 trillion calories … Continue reading

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Dairy Farms Doing it Right

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy is announcing the winners of the second annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards on April 23 at a ceremony … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Walmart, Leading Grocery Partners to Fight Hunger this Spring

This month, Walmart and 10 of the most recognizable food companies in America embark on the third chapter of the Fighting Hunger Together initiative … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Customers Raise $1.8 Million through Annual Food for Friends Program

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced the success of its 23rd annual Food for Friends program, which raised $1.8 million by the end … Continue reading

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NCA Opens 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo Registration

Registration has opened for the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo, to be held May 21-23, 2013, at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods to Acquire Skippy Peanut Butter Line

Hormel Foods Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States Inc., of … Continue reading

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Walmart Launches Fighting Hunger Together Fall Initiative

Walmart ignites another initiative in the fight against hunger with the start of its $2.5 million “Golden Spark” promotion, giving consumers a chance to … Continue reading

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ConAgra Foods to Acquire Bertolli and P.F. Chang’s Frozen Meals Businesses

ConAgra Foods announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Bertolli and P.F. Chang’s Home Menu frozen meals businesses from … Continue reading

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Walmart and Unilever Executives Join GS1 US Board of Governors

Cameron Geiger of Wal-Mart Stores, and Kees Kruythoff of Unilever North America have been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors, the information … Continue reading

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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

Ice cream social

The summer months provide retailers with ample opportunity to promote and sell frozen treats. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Center Store

U.S. Ice Cream Market Tops $25 Billion

Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” just sold for a record $120 million at auction in New York, but that’s peanuts compared to the very … Continue reading

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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