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April 19, 2014


Walmart launches domestic money transfer service

Walmart announced a new domestic money-transfer service that will compete directly with Western Union Co.

The "Walmart-2-Walmart" service will be launched on April 24 in partnership with Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of electronic-payments provider Euronet Worldwide Inc., the company said Thursday. 



Chief marketing officer departs CVS/pharmacy

Rob Price, chief marketing officer for CVS/pharmacy, has left the company, a CVS Caremark Corp. spokesman has confirmed.

Kroger promotes Massa to group VP

Kroger Co. today promoted Timothy Massa to the role of group vice president of human resources and labor relations.

Jewel-Osco names Hays VP of operations

Jewel-Osco has named Scott Hays as vice president of operations. He will be responsible for overseeing the ongoing remodeling of the company’s Chicago-area grocery stores and the opening of five locations recently acquired from the Dominick’s chain.

Ahold USA names Hahn senior VP of marketing

Ahold USA has named Amy Hahn to the newly created position of senior vice president of marketing, effective April 28.

Dollarama appoints Choinière COO

Canadian dollar-store operator Dollarama Inc. has named Johanne Choinière as chief operating officer, effective May 12.

Tesco struggles to regain market share

With new data this week showing its share of the U.K. market shrinking to a 10-year low of 29%, Tesco PLC is set to report earnings that show its turnaround effort remains a work in progress.

Massmart changes chiefs

The chief executive officer of South African retailer Massmart Holdings Ltd. will resign on June 1. Grant Pattison joined the company seven years ago and oversaw the sale of a majority stake in the company to Walmart.

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Maybelline tabs model Jourdan Dunn as 'new face'

Maybelline New York has named British fashion model Jourdan Dunn as a new spokesmodel.

Poise introduces its thinnest liners yet

Kimberly-Clark's Poise brand has rolled out Poise Microliners, which the company describes as the thinnest liners in the light incontinence category.

KISS, Broadway Nails make appearance at MTV Awards

KISS and Broadway Nails offered fashion-forward nail art manicures and lashes late last week at the Secret Room Events Gifting Lounge before the 2014 MTV Movie Awards.

Chattem launches Nasacort Allergy 24HR spray

Chattem Inc. has teamed up with basketball hall of famer and coach Nancy Lieberman to to introduce Nasacort Allergy 24HR Nasal Spray, billed as a new, more effective over-the-counter allergy medication.

Kraft refreshes Maxwell House brand

Maxwell House is refreshing its brand with a new look, new items and a new media campaign.

Vitaminwater enters energy beverage segment

Vitaminwater is expanding from the nutrient-enhanced water beverage category into the energy drink segment with the launch of vitaminwater energy.

Wheat Thins unveils popped chip snack

Mondelez International is expanding its better-for-you snack lineup with Wheat Thins Popped, the cracker brand's first popped chip.

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