The Newell Brands Home Fragrance Division has expanded its research and development capabilities, particularly as to candle and other home fragrance innovations, at a recent ceremony marking the opening of a new state-of-the-art 20,300-square-foot research and development lab in South Deerfield, MA.
Building on a unique collaboration that first brought together Kroger’s food and grocery experience with Walgreens’ expertise in health and beauty, the companies have formed a new group purchasing organization aimed at delivering purchasing efficiencies, lower costs and combined resources to help drive further innovation.
Corelle Brands is scheduled to open the Creative Kitchen Studio, a new experiential and multi-purpose space in the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago in March 2020.
Dollar Tree has made several changes to its organizational structure and leadership team designed to enhance the company’s execution of its strategy and improve operational performance at its Dollar Tree and Family Dollar business segments.
Lamps Plus has named the winner of its first national user-generated video contest: California State University Long Beach film student Cathy Bui.
During the third quarter, Hudson’s Bay continued to reposition its department store business even as its off-price Saks Off 5th operation generated positive comps in a period when the company’s luxury customers were bargain shopping.
Volume at the nation’s major container ports bumped up significantly in November as retailers imported merchandise ahead of new tariffs set to take effect this month, according to the Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.