Supplier News

05/02/2013 - 11:31

Nike has promoted VP Michael Spillane to VP and GM of Nike’s Greater China geography effective June 1. Spillane replaces Craig Cheek who will move to a global role as VP and GM of Nike’s Young Athletes.

05/01/2013 - 16:35

Guess has appointed former Victoria’s Secret executive Sharleen Ernster Lazear as chief design officer, overseeing all product categories for the Guess brands. She will report to CEO Paul Marciano.

05/01/2013 - 16:23

Brynwood Partners’ portfolio company, Pearson Candy Company, has acquired the Bit-O-Honey confectionery brand from Nestle. The acquisition marks the fifth brand Brynwood Partners has acquired from Nestle. Terms and conditions of the transaction were not disclosed.

05/01/2013 - 12:44

During the Spectrum Brands second-quarter earnings call, the Madison, Wis.-based company showed interest in bringing back some offshore production.

05/01/2013 - 12:39

A collaboration between Life is good Company and J.M. Smucker Company will bring a line of coffee products to retail shelves throughout North America.

04/30/2013 - 18:16

General Mills has released its 2013 Global Responsibility Report, which outlines the company's progress and commitments in the areas of health, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement.

04/30/2013 - 18:00

Taylor, Mich.-based Masco Corp. reported first-quarter net sales of $1.88 billion, up 3.9% from the same quarter last year. Net income for the giant manufacturer of home improvement and building products was $47 million, up from $33 million in the prior-year quarter.

04/29/2013 - 18:15

Global appliance leader Whirlpool Corporation has launched a line of smart appliances with 6th Sense Live technology.

04/29/2013 - 16:54

Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky told shareholders at the company's annual shareholder meeting that its consumer healthcare business would reclaim its prominence in the U.S. marketplace. But OTC growth will be greatest outside of the U.S.

04/29/2013 - 16:25

Crystal Light, a leading beverage mix brand, is launching an e-commerce platform, Shop.CrystalLight.com.