Retailers are looking for manufacturers to come to the table with ideas grounded in shopper insights and the readiness to co-create customized programs and innovations, show the findings of Kantar Retail’s 2014 Category Leadership Study....More
Meijer Inc. is reporting that business for its BTS items have “consistently doubled over the past few weeks,” and while shoppers have gotten a jumpstart on shopping for school supplies, they’ll continue to purchase them over the next several months....More
A&P’s Waldbaums division has dropped its loyalty card as part of a new pricing strategy that it said includes lower everyday retail prices on frequently purchased items and on private label brands....More
Target has changed its “open carry” firearm policy in operating areas where carrying guns is legal, according to a note written by interim CEO John Mulligan and shared with team members Wednesday....More
Wegmans is taking safety precautions with its newly launched private label sunscreen pouches on the advice of shoppers, according to a Fresh Stories blog post by Mary Ellen Burris, Wegmans’ SVP of consumer affairs....More
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