General Mills

Articles about General Mills

  1. CPG: Food
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter ended August 27, 2023. “We delivered growth on the top and bottom lines in the first quarter amid an evolving external environment characterized by moderating inflation, stabilizing supply chains, and a resilient but increasingly cautious consumer,” said General Mills Chairman and Chief […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — In partnership with Old El Paso, a popular brand of Tex-Mex style foods, Hy-Vee announced Wednesday the launch of the Hy-Vee Healthy You Wellness Tour, which will travel across the Midwest promoting healthy eating habits and nutrition now through October. The tour is part of Hy-Vee’s commitment to fighting food […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
SEATTLE — Inc. reported net sales of $134.4 billion in the second quarter of fiscal 2023, an 11% increase compared to the same period in 2022 when net sales stood at $121.2 billion. Sales in North America totaled $82.5 billion for the quarter, up 11% versus the prior year period, while the company’s international sales […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
For Amazon’s grocery business, it appears to be go big or go home. Bloomberg reports that Amazon “is launching the biggest overhaul of its grocery business since it acquired Whole Foods Market six years ago – revamping stores, testing new highly automated warehouses and, for the first time, offering fresh-food delivery to customers who aren’t […]
  1. Department & Category
SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion today announced that the Summers Without Hunger campaign surpassed its goal by providing more than 17.5 million meals toward diminishing food insecurity among the grocery retailer’s neighbors and their children. The campaign was aiming to provide 16 million meals this year through its partnership with hunger-relief organization Feeding America and […]
  1. Department: Beverage
The adult beverage industry has been slower than most to come online. The complicated patchwork of state laws governing the sale of alcoholic beverages has been one factor, but this particular industry’s digital revolution also has been delayed by its inherent structure. “The wine industry is a very old-school business, and it’s a distributor-driven business […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Last week we reported that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that it “is taking action against, Inc. for its years-long effort to enroll consumers into its Prime program without their consent while knowingly making it difficult for consumers to cancel their subscriptions to Prime … the FTC charges that Amazon has knowingly duped […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The WSJ had a great feature last week on Chipotle and the “Keithadilla.”  It was a fascinating case study on the state of innovation in the age of TikTok trends. In late 2022, a TikTok influencer named Keith Lee reinterpreted the Chipotle Quesadilla as an off-menu hack that included a DIY sauce combining Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  In a new partnership Wendy’s wants to re-fresh its messaging, re-focus on summer, and renew its goal to garner a larger share of this target market Gen Z and Millennials to drive new electricity according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. In case you had not head, Wendy’s has […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The New York Times had an op-ed piece the other day entitled “The Real Reason Your Groceries Are Getting So Expensive,” in which author Stacy Mitchell, executive director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, made the argument that enforcement of the Robinson-Patman Act, “which mandates that suppliers offer the same terms to all retailers,” needs […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
As the retail media landscape continues to grow, Uber is expanding the types of ads available to CPG brands on the Uber Eats platform, and Sprouts Famers Market is leveraging Instacart’s Carrot Ads platform to launch its own retail media network. Sprouts Expands Instacart Partnership to Include Retail Media Offerings Sprouts Farmers Market has launched […]
  1. CPG: Food
Last October we gave one lucky reader of Independent Retail News the chance to win a revamp of some key categories – ice cream, snacking and world food – courtesy of General Mills. The prize included more than £200 worth of stock from Old El Paso, Häagen Dazs, Nature Valley and Fibre One to make […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Yoplait has secured its first ever TV sponsorship for Petits Filous and Frubes on Paramount’s kids’ brands in the UK. Petits Filous is embarking on a six-month TV sponsorship of Milkshake!, Channel 5’s preschool strand, while Frubes is kicking off a three-month sponsorship of the Nickelodeon brand, in an investment totalling more than six figures. […]
  1. CPG: Food
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General Mills (NYSE: GIS) has been named by Fortune as one of America’s Most Innovative Companies, ranking No. 1 in its industry and 79 overall. “Fostering a culture of relentless innovation is essential to General Mills’ Accelerate strategy and our purpose to make food the world loves,” said Jodi Benson, chief innovation, technology and […]

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Hy-Vee launched the full-scale version of its retail media network, called Hy-Vee RedMedia, at the Groceryshop 2023 conference this week in Las Vegas. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based retailer described the platform as a disruptor in the retail media landscape that will connect brands directly with Hy-Vee’s customer base across multiple platforms, including both online […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
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Instacart saw its share price erode in the two days following its initial public offering, after it rose 12.7% in its first day of trading on the NASDAQ exchange. The stock settled down to just slightly over its IPO price of $30 per share on Wednesday, its first full day on the exchange, then ranged […]
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  1. Holiday & Events
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Experts predict slow growth in 2023 holiday sales as consumers tighten their belts in a tough economy, but e-commerce will remain a bright spot. Stores are filling with displays of holiday decorations and holiday-themed merchandise as retailers eagerly prepare for the annual shopping surge, but consumers may not be as excited. Forecasts for 2023 holiday […]