Innovation – Blue Sky Retail Support http://www.blueskyretail.com Uniting Product, Sales and Support For Suppliers. Help for your Walmart Retail Link, Sams sales and business planning needs. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:21:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Walmart Acquires Adchemy – Via Business Insider http://www.blueskyretail.com/2014/05/walmart-acquires-adchemy-via-business-insider/ Thu, 08 May 2014 16:43:21 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=806 @WalmartLabs has acquired Adchemy, the slightly mysterious Foster City, Calif., adtech company that specializes in “semantic search.”  In a related Wall Street Journal article, for the first time in a decade, Wal-MartWMT +1.04%’s Web sales grew faster than Amazon’s.  Global Internet sales at Wal-Mart, which remained ranked as the fourth largest online seller by Internet Retailer, rose by 30% to $10 billion last year, topping Amazon’s 20% sales growth during the same period.

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Walmart Q4 Earnings Slip But Small Stores Leap Forward | HomeWorldBusiness.com http://www.blueskyretail.com/2014/02/walmart-q4-earnings-slip-but-small-stores-leap-forward-homeworldbusiness-com/ Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:21:25 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=801 As it posted a fourth quarter earnings shortfall, Wal-Mart, Inc. also announced that it would accelerate its small store growth plan.

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Keurig, Coke To Team On Cold Beverage System | HomeWorldBusiness.com http://www.blueskyretail.com/2014/02/keurig-coke-to-team-on-cold-beverage-system-homeworldbusiness-com/ Thu, 06 Feb 2014 19:37:11 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=791 Under the global strategic agreement, GMCR and The Coca-Cola Company will cooperate to bring the Keurig Cold beverage system to consumers around the world.

via Keurig, Coke To Team On Cold Beverage System | HomeWorldBusiness.com.

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Kid You Not: The Very Serious Business of Building The Fastest-Growing Company in America | Inc. 5000 http://www.blueskyretail.com/2014/02/kid-you-not-the-very-serious-business-of-building-the-fastest-growing-company-in-america-inc-5000/ Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:06:01 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=765 Fuhu makes a cute soft-sided tablet for children. But cuteness isn’t what produced three-year growth of 42,148 percent.

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via Kid You Not: The Very Serious Business of Building The Fastest-Growing Company in America | Inc. 5000.

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Simplified Shopping: How Costco Tricks You Into Buying More – Consumerist http://www.blueskyretail.com/2014/01/simplified-shopping-how-costco-tricks-you-into-buying-more-consumerist/ Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:21:58 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=758

The vast warehouse landscape that is Costco knows how suck you in and how to maximize the amount of goods you purchase on each visit.

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via Simplified Shopping: How Costco Tricks You Into Buying More – Consumerist.

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Connecticut Painter Finds Everyday Art in Walmart http://www.blueskyretail.com/2014/01/connecticut-painter-finds-everyday-art-in-walmart-arkansas-business-news-arkansasbusiness-com/ Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:47:00 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=720

“I went from being the guy who got thrown out of Wal-Mart for taking photos of cashiers to now I can actually set up in any Wal-Mart in anyplace in the world,” says Connecticut artist Brendan O’Connell.

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via Connecticut Painter Finds Everyday Art in Walmart | Arkansas Business News | ArkansasBusiness.com.

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Be Innovative, Merry Pringles: Mint choc or cinnamon this Christmas? http://www.blueskyretail.com/2013/10/be-innovative-merry-pringles-mint-choc-or-cinnamon-this-christmas/ Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:18:03 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=667

Pringles’ sweet crisp flavors will capitalize on the UK Christmas snack rush and a growing consumer curiosity for flavor experimentation, says analyst.

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via Merry Pringles: Mint choc or cinnamon this Christmas?

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No surprise, protein is crucial in quality of gluten-free baked products http://www.blueskyretail.com/2013/10/no-surprise-protein-is-crucial-in-quality-of-gluten-free-baked-products/ Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:15:23 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=658

The proteins in a formulation can drastically impact the quality and texture of gluten-free baked goods and therefore must be selected wisely, suggest researchers.

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via Gluten-free bakery protein choice is crucial.

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Food and Beverage the big winner in PLMA’s 2013 Salute to Excellence Winners http://www.blueskyretail.com/2013/10/food-and-beverage-the-big-winner-in-plmas-2013-salute-to-excellence-winners/ Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:25:06 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=651

The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) has announced the winners for its annual Salute to Excellence Awards and no fewer than thirty-two retailers were recognized, as fifty products took honors for 2013, following two days of tasting and evaluations by eight jury panels made up of industry experts and consumers.

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via My Private Brand – PLMA’s 2013 Salute to Excellence Winners.

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A masterstroke? Pepsi-flavored Cheetos could spell salt reduction innovation http://www.blueskyretail.com/2013/09/a-masterstroke-pepsi-flavored-cheetos-could-spell-salt-reduction-innovation/ http://www.blueskyretail.com/2013/09/a-masterstroke-pepsi-flavored-cheetos-could-spell-salt-reduction-innovation/#respond Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:10:30 +0000 http://blueskyretail.wpengine.com/?p=586

Frito-Lay’s limited edition Pepsi-flavored Cheetos in Japan aren’t anything ground-breaking, but the new taste profile could be used as a platform to reduce salt levels, an innovation expert says.

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