CURA_1170x120

VAG_728x90_2-19-19

LEADING HEADLINES

Emerson Industry Day focuses on changing retail landscape

Emerson Industry Day focuses on changing retail landscape

PHILADELPHIA — With digital marketing and e-commerce creating a tsunami of change across the retail industry, accentuated by Amazon’s seemingly unstoppable growth and the emergence of Alibaba, China’s giant e-commerce company, it was fitting that “adaptability” was the theme of Emerson Group’s annual Industry Day

Boiron celebrates grand opening of headquarters

Boiron celebrates grand opening of headquarters

NEWTON SQUARE, Pa. — Homeopathic medicine manufacturer Boiron Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters here at 4 Campus Boulevard Tuesday, September 17. The new building is adjacent to the company’s old headquarters, but at some 32,000 square feet, is double the size.

Ahold Delhaize USA commits to sustainability

Ahold Delhaize USA commits to sustainability

SALISBURY, N.C. — Ahold Delhaize USA has made a new commitment to making its products and packaging more sustainable. The company said Thursday that each of its local brands — including Food Lion, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN’S, Hannaford, Peapod and Stop & Shop — has adopted

BJ’s names Maile Clark, Michelle Gloeckler to board

BJ’s names Maile Clark, Michelle Gloeckler to board

ESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. said Thursday that it has named investment analyst Maile Clark and former Walmart executive Michelle Gloeckler to its board of directors. “We’re pleased to add Maile and Michelle to our board of directors,” BJ’s chairman and chief

Walgreens to test drone delivery service

Walgreens to test drone delivery service

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens plans to begin using drones to deliver products to select customers in the Christiansburg, Va., market next month. The company is partnering with Wing Aviation LLC, a member of the Alphabet family of companies, to test a service that promises to

JUSTforMEN_728x90_3-1-19

RETAIL NEWS

Doug McMillon to chair Business Roundtable

WASHINGTON – The Business Roundtable on Thursday tapped Walmart president and chief executive Doug McMillon to serve as its next chairman. He will serve a two-year term starting January 1. McMillon will succeed Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, as chairman of the

BJ’s promotes Lee Delaney to president

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. has promoted Lee Delaney to president. He assumes the title of president from Christopher Baldwin, who retains the roles of chairman and chief executive officer. Delaney will continue to report to Baldwin, according to a company statement. Delaney

Deloitte: Holiday sales to increase 4.5% to 5%

NEW YORK — Retail sales this holiday season are likely to increase by between 4.5% and 5%, according to projections by Deloitte. “Based on a growth in consumer disposable income and spending indicators, retailers, across channels, should expect a strong holiday season in 2019,” said

Stop & Shop remodels 21 stores on Long Island

QUINCY, Mass. —  Stop & Shop  has given a new look to 21 stores on Long Island, N.Y. The new look comes with a $133 million capital investment to improve the in-store experience for local customers, with a focus on delivering more fresh, healthy, and

Ahold Delhaize and Hanshow Technology form partnership

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize said Friday it formed a strategic partnership with Hanshow Technology to introduce digital in-store applications for its European brands. As a first step in this collaboration, the brands will deploy Hanshow’s electronic shelf labels across their store networks. In

SUPPLIER NEWS

Impossible Burger makes debut in Southern California

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Impossible Foods has introduced its Impossible Burger at all 27 outlets of Gelson’s Markets in Southern California. The Impossible Burger is a plant-based meat and included on the menus of more than 17,000 restaurants. Now the burger is available to home

JD Brush, Goody products announce new leadership

NEW YORK  – J&D Brush Co. whose brands include Wetbrush, Bio Ionic and Ouidad and Goody Products, announced Tuesday that, following the successful carve-out of Goody from Newell and the merger and integration of Goody and JD Beauty, the companies will launch Beauty By Imagination

Ali Goldstein named president of L’Oreal Paris USA

NEW YORK– L’Oréal USA announced the appointment of Ali Goldstein as president, L’Oréal Paris USA, effective October 1, 2019. Goldstein brings 18 years of L’Oréal business strategy and marketing experience to the role. Goldstein began her career with L’Oréal Paris haircolor, and has held several

Total Store Expo product showcase winners

BOSTON – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) announced the winners of the 2019 NACDS Total Store Expo Product Showcase. Diverse products were on display in the “Product Showcase” in the Exhibit Hall. The Product Showcase provided increased visibility for products suppliers were

Nature’s Bounty names president, international

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — Nature’s Bounty Co. has named Faissal Tahiri as president, international. Tahiri will be responsible for leading the growth of the company across Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and New Zealand. He reports to Nature’s Bounty president and chief executive officer Paul Sturman. “Faissal is a