Food HBC & Consumables

10/22/2014 - 16:34

Citing “radically increased customer interest” in the emergency preparedness category, Overstock is boosting inventory and offering special incentives.

10/22/2014 - 16:13

Dollar General is already one of the nation’s fastest growing retailers and it could get even bigger a lot faster – with major implications for trading partners and competitors – if it prevails in its efforts to acquire Family Dollar.

10/20/2014 - 12:27

Richard Phillips is headlining an upcoming supply chain conference organized by several food trade organizations. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, try Captain Phillips, as in the guy Tom Hanks portrayed in the 2013 movie of the same name.

10/17/2014 - 14:17

Portland will be the proving ground this fall for a new mobile commerce initiative from Starbucks called Mobile Order and Pay that is part of the company’s broader effort to radically transform the retail experience.

10/17/2014 - 12:38

Disney’s Frozen and Marvel’s Spider-Man characters are being used by the entertainment company’s consumer products group to get kids to eat more apples.

10/16/2014 - 15:23

Ensuring the roughly nine billion people who are estimated to inhabit the planet by 2050 have enough to eat is a big challenge. That’s why Land O’Lakes has introduced new program to fund big ideas from future food leaders.

10/16/2014 - 11:48

Branded packaged food supplier B&G Foods elevated EVP and CFO Robert Cantwell to the role of CEO, effective Jan. 1.

10/15/2014 - 14:15

Food Lion partnered with its customers and Feeding America to help provide 1.5 million meals to families in need. 

10/15/2014 - 14:14

Whole Foods Market is helping its shoppers make a choice between good, better and best when it comes to the level of growing practices they want to support when purchasing fruits, vegetables and flowers.

10/14/2014 - 16:20

Kroger’s existing businesses are performing quite well so what better time to create a new senior executive role focused on new business development.