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In a significant move, Dairy Manufacturers Inc., a Texas-based company, has initiated a voluntary recall of several baby formula products after they were found to be noncompliant with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. The recall encompasses all lot codes of three specific products: Crecelac Infant 0-12, Farmalac 0-12, and Farmalac 0-12 Low Lactose. […]
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Augmented reality (AR) has evolved from a novelty into a critical investment for retailers that want to capture audience attention and dollars. Businesses that offer AR-driven experiences are 41% more likely to capture consumer attention than those that do not, according to Deloitte, and 66% of consumers are interested in using this tech while shopping. […]
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Editor’s Note: As the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo (RICE) nears, we’re highlighting recent coverage of some of the speakers and companies that will be taking the stage in Chicago, June 4-6, 2024. Brendon Garner, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of KIKI, will discuss the future of loyalty with Kelly Cook of David’s Bridal and Bobby Stephens of […]
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Bear is launching a new on-pack promotion in partnership with Water Babies to offer children the opportunity to win swimming lessons. Running across its Bear Little Paws and Fruit Treasures ranges, aimed at young children, the promotion is set to appeal to both new and… This story continues at Bear partners with Water Babies for […]
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At the intersection of ‘better for you food’ and fresh prepared food, Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believe CVS Pharmacy can find incremental customer relevance. One trend that’s impossible to ignore is the rise of ready-to-eat and heat-n-eat fresh prepared foods. This “grocerant” niche is rapidly growing, and it’s time […]
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The World of Sweets Field Sales team has launched a range of “healthier products”, available through its convenient app. The importer, distributor and wholesaler of confectionery said it has improved and upgraded its service to customers via its app and Field Sales team, offering exclusive… This story continues at World of Sweets Field Sales team […]
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StrongPoint reports that Belgian retailer Collect&Go, Colruyt Group’s online shopping service, is trialling its grocery lockers for e-commerce orders.  The lockers will be installed at a number of Colruyt Group locations, providing customers with a way to collect their online groceries. “We are thrilled to partner with Collect&Go, Colruyt Group’s online shopping service, and have […]
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – United Natural Foods Inc. is launching a first-of-its-kind Retail Media Network for independent and regional grocery retailers across the United States. The UNFI Media Network (UMN) is powered by Swiftly, a leading provider of innovative retail technology, tools, and solutions. The move is intended to bring cutting-edge retail technology solutions to UNFI’s […]
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Brutal Fruit, a part of the Budweiser Brewing Group portfolio, has announced the launch of Brutal Fruit Cider, the new premium cider, across off-trade channels. The UK Cider category represents a huge opportunity of £2.9bn in sales. However, recent research suggests it is losing relevance… This story continues at Budweiser launches Brutal Fruit Cider in […]
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UK-based Dormole, whose brands include Toolbank, Forgefix and Faithfull Tools, has appointed Steven King as Group IT Director. He joins from Seasalt where he held the role of Director of Technology. His CV also includes stints at Kurt Geiger (as Head of Technology) and Travis Perkins (as IT Development Manager). In a LinkedIn post, King […]
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The nostalgic boxes have been created in response to requests for old Cadbury packaging to help stimulate conversation and support memory activities for people living with dementia and their loved ones. Activity forms part of the brand’s partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK to support the… This story continues at Cadbury partners with Alzheimer’s Research UK […]
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‘Not just for babies, for everybody’ marks the first time the brand has employed a unified communications platform across all territories. The campaign sees the Teva Pharmaceuticals brand expand its long-standing focus on exclusively being a treatment for nappy rash and messaging around its ‘soothing’… This story continues at Sudocrem expands its reach in major […]
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The new advert creative sees Perry T Pigg return with his puppet pals, showing a new audience of meat-eaters the meat-free alternatives from Quorn. Gill Riley, consumer director at Quorn Foods, said: “This is the biggest campaign of its kind for the chilled meat-free category,… This story continues at Quorn brings back Perry T Pigg […]
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Target will lower the everyday prices of approximately 5,000 frequently shopped items. Reduced prices already are in effect for about 1,500 items, and additional cuts will be instituted over the summer. Consumers will see lower prices on products including milk, meat, bread, soda, fresh fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, coffee and diapers. In a post […]
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Jodie Burrage, ranked British women’s number three, will collaborate with Del Monte to promote the benefits of incorporating canned fruit into an active lifestyle and nutritious diet. The activity builds on the brand’s ongoing partnership with the LTA and previous successful sponsorship activity with fellow… This story continues at Del Monte Partners with tennis player […]
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Campaigns rely on the seemingly delicate mix of brand and performance needed to maximize full-funnel visibility. Having analyzed hundreds of thousands of marketing mix decisions, we’ve seen the pendulum swing hard from brand to performance in recent years. Consider that it was barely ten years ago that Binet and Field published The Long and the […]
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Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]
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Bebeto has launched new super sour Fizzy Whizzy Weenie Worms. New Fizzy Whizzy Weenie Worms are sour fizzy sweets which contain three flavours in every 150g sharing pack: Apple & Lemon, Strawberry & Orange, and Blackcurrant & Raspberry. The sweets are made with real fruit… This story continues at New Bebeto Fizzy Whizzy Weenie Worms […]
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Innocent Drinks has announced the launch of Blueberry Focus Super Smoothie as part of its functional smoothie range. Blueberry Focus is the latest addition to Innocent’s popular line-up of Super Smoothies including Energise and Invigorate. Blueberry Focus is a blend of blueberries, strawberries, apples, rhubarb,… This story continues at Innocent Drinks launches new Blueberry Focus […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart recently opened two new Neighborhood Markets, one in Florida and one in Georgia, that offer expanded assortments and more space for pickup and delivery. The new stores, one in the Dune Lakes area of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, and the other in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, feature updated layouts […]
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  Steven Johnson the Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®, has been observing the evolution of the food industry for years. One of the most exciting developments in recent times is the rise of technology-driven concepts like Speedy Eats, a trailblazer in the quick-service food industry. This innovative company is setting a new […]
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Do you ever think about how much personal information you give while shopping? Whether you’re swiping your card in retail stores or online shopping, you’re trusting retailers with sensitive details like your credit card details and addresses. As a customer, you expect them to keep that data safe. But in in the current retail industry, […]
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Modern technology and reading apps are shaping modern literacy. We can now say goodbye to one-size-fits-all reading solutions. This article uncovers the tailored experiences and barrier-breaking capabilities that digital reading platforms provide, welcoming a diverse array of readers into a new era of literacy. Key takeaways ●      Digital reading tools have revolutionised literacy by offering […]
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MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. will lower the prices on about 5,000 frequently shopped items across its assortment. The retailer said Monday that it has already reduced prices on about 1,500 items, and has thousands more price cuts planned to take effect over the course of the summer. The price cuts — on such everyday items […]
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I’m returning from giving a keynote talk in Europe on different types of marketing myopia, and gave some thought this week to category myopia. There’s a famous Jeff Bezos quote attributed to an early Amazon shareholder letter: “We’re not competitor obsessed, we’re customer obsessed. We start with what the customer needs, and then we work […]
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  The way we eat is changing. While traditional restaurants still hold a place in our hearts (and stomachs), a new trend is emerging: the grocerant aka retailers that sell fresh prepared meals and meal components for takeout and delivery. Steven Johnson the Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® continues to see wider […]
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Consumer Price Index inflation slowed to 2.3% in April, down from 3.2% in March, albeit higher than expected, according to the Office for National Statistics. It’s the lowest level since the summer of 2021, versus 3.2% in March. The news follows yesterday’s announcement from Kantar… This story continues at Industry reacts to CPI inflation dipping […]
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Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]

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