Articles about Unilever and Unilever brands

  1. Department & Category
CINCINNATI – Bayer and Kroger joined forces with country music star Luke Bryan and Feeding America to bring healthy food to more families who need it. According to Feeding America’s latest data, more than 44 million people in the United States are food insecure1, including a nearly 30% increase – more than 10 million – […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Brown Thomas Arnotts, an Irish luxury retailer, is upgrading to the latest versions of Aptos’ Sales Audit and CRM solutions. Once deployed, it says it will benefit from new capabilities that unlock greater levels of customer engagement and loyalty whilst promoting omnichannel agility. Aptos Sales Audit and CRM will be delivered via SaaS. Part of […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
Taking a big leap that drives you — and your business — outside of your comfort zone can be scary. But Steve Dennis believes those leaps are critical to surviving, if not thriving, in this new era of disruption. Host Alicia Esposito has author Steve Dennis back on the show to chat about his latest […]
  1. Data & Insights
Brands are under more pressure than ever to prove that their advertising investments are leading to meaningful ROI. To do that effectively, they are seeking out offerings that focus their dollars on known purchasers to eliminate wasted ad impressions. The solution? Retail media. Retail media lets brands identify consumers that are in market for specific […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Knorr’s new Wine Stock Pots ‘bring the flavour without the bottle’. Knorr has launched its first-ever Red and White Wine Stock Pots designed to bring depth and flavour to dishes without consumers having to buy or open a bottle of wine. The red wine variant… This story continues at Knorr brings new Wine Stock Pots […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH rounds up the stand out retail systems deals, launches, deployments and pilots from the past seven days. Including GXO Logistics, Agility Robotics, Netto, Trotters Childrenswear, ShipEngine, Long John Silver’s, WSS, Aptos, Asda, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Macy’s. GXO Logistics and Agility Robotics GXO Logistics and Agility Robotics, creator of the bipedal mobile manipulation robot […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Lauren Livak Gilbert is a recognized ecommerce leader in digital and content strategy, renowned for her role leading the Digital Shelf Institute (DSI), where she connects more than 8,000 industry leaders, shapes industry standards, and hosts the “Unpacking the Digital Shelf” podcast. At Salsify, she worked with over 100 strategic customers helping them develop an […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The best thing about marketing is also the biggest challenge facing marketers: the next big thing. There is a constant search in marketing for the next big thing. In everything. Consumer trends. Digital developments. Research methods. Predictive analytics. Micro niches. Growth markets. Creative approaches. Technology applications. New media. And now, AI. Marketing is hard. Good […]
  1. CPG & FMCG
As the Grocerant Guru®, it’s my pleasure to see Hooters make a bold move into the grocerant niche by launching its first line of frozen appetizers and snacks at more than 1,300 Publix Super Markets. The team at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believe that this venture represents a significant step in diversifying their brand […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
“Virtual reality is a medium for the extension of body and mind… constructed by the senses and only exists in the minds of users.” You may be thinking this sounds revolutionary, right? But it was actually published all the way back in 1993 by Frank Biocca and Mark Levy. The point we’re making is, like […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s has announced that Dave Burwick will join the company’s board of directors as a member of the company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective immediately. “We are pleased to welcome Dave to our board,” said Bob Eddy, chairman and CEO.  “Dave brings over 30 years of strategic leadership experience in the […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.
  1. Media & Marketing
Amazon has teamed up with media investment company GroupM to co-develop original, shoppable content for the new Amazon Live free ad-supported TV (FAST) channel, which launched in April 2024 on Amazon’s Prime Video and Freevee streaming TV services. The mobile experience that sits alongside Amazon Live’s streaming TV content. (Image courtesy Amazon) The partners will […]
  1. Retailer Media
CVS Media Exchange (CMX), CVS’ retail media network, is beta testing a new self-service offering for its advertiser partners in collaboration with The Trade Desk. While managed services will still be available to CVS’ advertisers, the new self-service option aims to expand the access and transparency of CMX by offering brands more autonomy and control […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The UK contact lens retail market is experiencing a notable surge in growth, reflecting a broader trend towards increased adoption and usage of contact lenses. A recent report from the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM) reveals that the size of the UK contact lens market reached £360 million in 2023, up 5.6% from 2022. […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Initially a cult classic among runners and exercise fiends, HOKA is now undeniably a mainstream phenomenon. In fact, HOKA parent company Deckers revealed in its Q4 and results for fiscal 2024, which ended March 31, 2024, that the brand’s net sales for the quarter increased 34% year over year, while its full fiscal year net […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  In an era where digital convenience is king, new insights suggest that customers who dine in at restaurants tend to be happier than those who order online. This revelation, backed by Steven Johnson, the Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA-based Foodservice Solutions®, is based on data from Merchant Centric.  Merchant Centric’s proprietary data has given […]
  1. Data & Insights
Image by David Rojkowski using Leica iPhone de Lux. The most important expiration dates are not those on food, subscriptions, insurance policies or medicine. These dates are known. Its the expiration dates that are unknown that matter the most. Image by Selmo Kim Career Expiration. ‘Every career has a midnight hour. The smart people leave […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Brittain Ladd, an independent supply chain consultant working with the world’s largest brands and retailers. He is very popular for his M&A predictions and ability to accurately stay connected with modern trends. Follow Brittain Ladd on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittainladd/ Brittain answers these questions: 1. Your career […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart has relaunched its $2 billion No Boundaries private label fashion brand with styles, sizes and features designed to appeal to Gen Z consumers. Launching in Walmart stores on July 16, 2024, the reimagined line features 130 pieces spanning women’s clothing and intimates, men’s apparel, shoes and accessories, with 80% of the items retailing for […]
  1. Channel: Mass
ENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced Friday it will relaunch its fashion brand, No Boundaries. The company commissioned an expert design team to build the line with Gen Z customers in mind. This is the first time Walmart has dedicated fashion designers to the No Boundaries brand. “Refreshing our private brand portfolio is critical to our […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BARK Air, a newly launched luxury airline exclusively for dogs, has found itself embroiled in a legal dispute shortly after its first flight. The airline, which aims to prioritize the comfort of canine passengers and their human companions, took off from New York’s Westchester County Airport on May 24, only to face a lawsuit from […]
  1. Data & Insights
With retail media ad spend projected to reach $140 billion this year, companies outside of retail seeking new revenue streams have an opportunity to dominate the next wave of media networks. Where retailers carved out a unique ability to deliver closed-loop media measurement, large-scale businesses in verticals such as travel, sports, entertainment and delivery services […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
CHICAGO — Circana has released the 2023 New Product Pacesetters report, showcasing the top-selling new product launches across food and beverage and nonfood consumer packaged goods sectors. The report shared that consumers sought exploration as they adjusted to active post-pandemic lifestyles. Leading products reflect shifts in Americans’ daily routines, offering increased versatility and venturing into […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
BOSTON – Yellow Wood announced the acquisition of Elida Beauty brands from Unilever. The portfolio of consumer brands acquired in the deal includes Q-tips, Caress, Ponds, Noxzema,  and St. Ives and others. In conjunction with the closing, Alfie Vivian has been appointed as CEO of Elida to work with the Yellow Wood team to develop […]

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WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation has released its annual list of the Top 100 Retailers. Compiled by Kantar, the list ranks the industry’s largest retail companies by their U.S. sales. “This year’s list of the Top 100 Retailers largely reflects a post-pandemic return to normal,” NRF Executive Director of Research Mark Mathews said. “As […]