Articles about Unilever and Unilever brands

  1. Department & Category
  It’s at the intersection of yesterday fast-food restaurant and playground and time starved consumers that today’s consumers is opting for fresh food fast and simple according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  The drive-thru has been a fast-food staple for decades, but the way we get our burgers and […]
  1. CPG & FMCG
Unilever has announced the launch of a Persil Wonder Wash, a new science-backed innovation responding to evolving laundry needs and the changing technology in consumers’ homes. Unilever used cutting-edge robotics and AI to develop Wonder Wash, a laundry detergent specifically designed for outstanding performance even… This story continues at New Persil Wonder Wash Or just […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Gopuff has launched Powered by Gopuff, a platform designed to enable brands to offer delivery services from their owned and operated online storefronts by leveraging Gopuff’s logistics network, instant fulfillment infrastructure and technology. In addition to fulfillment services, CPG brands using Powered by Gopuff will be able to leverage online ads and marketing to drive […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Gopuff has announced the launch of Powered by Gopuff, a logistics and technology platform that, according to the quick commerce big hitter, enables brands to offer affordable delivery from their owned and operated online stores in as fast as 15 minutes. “We’ve spent the last ten years building and scaling our own hyper-local logistics network […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Fluctuations in the market, rising competition, and rapid changes in technology all contribute to a tumultuous landscape for retail businesses. In such a volatile environment, having a robust financing strategy is crucial for the growth and sustainability of your business. This blog post unveils modern financing strategies tailored for retail enterprises to not only endure […]
  1. Data & Insights
The home improvement industry is at a crossroads, shaped by a digital landscape that continues to grow exponentially. In the first half of 2024, this sector has seen a significant transition to online sales, which now account for 37% of the industry’s total market share. It’s a pivot that reflects the broader narrative of our […]
  1. Department & Category
  Technology is important but it never replaces flavorful fresh food service fast according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.   Johnson is your one-stop source for all things Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared at grocery stores, convenience stores, and within the restaurant sector. Today, we’re shining a spotlight on Re-Up, […]
  1. Department: Food
Wall’s has launched Twister Berry-licious, Cornetto Soft Stracciatella and Caramel and three new Guuud Greek Style Yoghurt Ice Cream flavours: Raspberry, Salted Caramel and Passionfruit. Twister Berry-licious is the first ice cream in the market to naturally colour tongues blue. Made with real fruit juice… This story continues at Wall’s expands its handheld range Or […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Recently, there has been a noticeable change in consumer behavior driven by evolving expectations, shifting retail channel preferences, and varying brand shopping habits. From this disruption, three noteworthy emerging trends have surfaced: social media commerce, in-car commerce, and gaming commerce. This week, we dive into how these trends are reshaping the shopping experience for consumers […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
NEW YORK – CPG brands outpaced technology nearly 2:1 in the 2024 Most Innovative Brands survey conducted by Brand Keys Inc. (www.brandkeys.com), the New York-based brand loyalty and engagement research firm. “For the first time consumers acknowledged more CPG than Tech brands,” noted Robert Passikoff, brand keys founder and president. “And, for the first time, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. will provide 2,000 free A1C screenings in April at select Hy-Vee stores throughout its eight-state region, the company said Wednesday. This simple blood test measures average blood sugar levels over the past three months. This is a common test used to identify prediabetes or diabetes. Registration is required […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart plans to take its Connect retail media offering “to the next level” this year, by expanding access to international and non-endemic advertisers, doubling down on self-serve capabilities across its spectrum of advertiser tools and expanding in-store, onsite and offsite advertising opportunities. “The role of our advertising business is earning increased attention — especially after […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Peperami launches new premium range for adult snacking at home. Peperami is launching a range called Peperami Tapas that features premium chorizo and salami. Emily Prince, head of Peperami brand marketing, said: “Peperami’s new Tapas range brings the essence of Spanish charcuterie into the comfort… This story continues at Peperami launches new Tapas range Or […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
As people live longer and live more actively, the demands on medical equipment have increased, too. Increasingly, innovative medical applications place further importance on the success of the materials they use. When patients’ health, mobility and comfort are involved, reliability and durability are crucial.
  1. Corporate Purpose
You know how it goes – you’ve got these awesome employees that keep your company running smoothly. But are you doing everything you can to make their lives easier and keep them engaged with vivid desktop alerts? Well, let me tell you – an employee app is gonna be a total game-changer for your workplace. […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced the hiring of Jessica Hendrix to oversee the regional grocery chain’s marketing and retail media network. Hendrix is joining Hy-Vee as executive vice president, chief marketing officer, and president of Hy-Vee’s retail media network, RedMedia, beginning on April 16. She will oversee Hy-Vee’s marketing efforts and serve […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Hellmann’s has created a new AI-enabled tool to help households use up more of the food they have in their fridge with a selection of recipes. To use the Meal Reveal app, consumers scan food in their fridge using the camera on their mobile phone,… This story continues at Hellmann’s uses latest Google AI tech […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Gift-giving in the workplace isn’t just about marking special occasions; it’s a potent tool for nurturing well-being and sparking productivity. Employees’ health is invariably linked to their work output. Acknowledging this, companies are turning to innovative gifts to bolster their teams’ spirits and stamina. So, here are eight memorable gift ideas that can enhance your […]
  1. Department: Food
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who describe themselves as meat eaters (80%) and the number of households that purchase meat (98%) remain steady from 2023, while the number seeking to decrease meat consumption has fallen by 20% since 2020, according to the 19th annual Power of Meat report released on Monday by the Meat […]
  1. Holiday & Events
  At the intersection of time starved consumers and family fun at our house Easter was alive with activity both inside and out and always included extended family members the help make that day special. Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believes that the more time you have to spend with […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  Consumers are dynamic not static according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. So, the question becomes just why are consumers in 2024 time-starved? Ok, let’s see a few reasons: ·         Busy Lives: The juggle of work, family, and personal commitments continue to be a major time drain. ·         Economic Factors: With […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
Purple Innovation, Inc., maker of the Purple mattress, and Tempur Sealy International, Inc., have established new partnership parameters amid Tempur Sealy’s planned acquisition of Mattress Firm. The companies also have “amicably resolved” their “various intellectual property disputes,” according to a Purple press release. Tempur Sealy initially announced its plans to acquire Mattress Firm in May […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Mark your calendars.  Set your alarm.  August 26, 2024, has been set foe the beginning of the trial that will determine whether the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be able to block Kroger’s $24.6 acquisition of Albertsons. The trial will take place in the Us District Court in Portland, Oregon, and is expected to last […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Comments from Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen. "Kroger achieved strong 2023 results, in line with our long-term growth model and built upon three consecutive years of historic growth.
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Using event-driven architecture (EDA), retailers must link essential data at speed and scale throughout their ecosystems near and far to come to grips with now essential environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting in three key areas. 1. Dead Heading — Optimizing Transportation/Emissions on Every Journey When it comes to transportation within the retail sector, any […]
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It recently emerged that Amazon’s Just Walk Out offering is being dropped from Amazon Fresh stores. However, it’s not checkout-free tech that’s failing, it’s the fact that Amazon’s checkout free solution doesn’t work, especially in grocery retailers, argues Will Glaser, Founder and CEO at Grabango. In the dynamic grocery retail landscape, a transformative wave is […]