“U.S. inventory growth at Wal-Mart outstripped sales gains in the second quarter at a faster rate than at the retailer’s biggest rivals. Merchandise has been piling up because consumers have been spending less freely than Wal-Mart projected, and the company has forfeited some sales because it doesn’t have enough workers in stores to keep shelves […]
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Bodum Group has filed suit against J.C. Penney Inc. Co., for breach of contract, according to a Reuter’s report. In the lawsuit, which was filed August 30, 2013, Bodum has alleged that the retailer did not deliver on its shop-in-shop concept for the housewares company. Blue Sky Retail, LLC. – Specializing in Retail Link, administrative […]
Riding the wave of continued strong consumer demand for gluten-free food options, Canada’s gluten-free market reached $458.9 million in 2012, according to a recent report from Packaged Facts entitled ‘Gluten-Free Foods in Canada’. Blue Sky Retail, LLC. – Specializing in Retail Link, administrative compliance, and sales support for Walmart and Sams Club vendors via Canada’s […]
General Mills has issued a voluntary recall on refrigerated Pillsbury iced cinnamon rolls due to risk of plastic contamination. Blue Sky Retail, LLC. – Specializing in Retail Link, administrative compliance, and sales support for Walmart and Sam’s Club vendors via General Mills recalls Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing.
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. Blue Sky Retail, LLC. – Specializing in Retail Link, administrative compliance, and sales support for Walmart and Sam’s Club vendors via Pepsi-flavored Cheetos could spell salt […]
As children returned to school this week in Israel and as the U.S. and Western nations weigh a military strike on Syrian government forces, an Israeli designer is offering one accessory for those who fear being far from shelter if and when a missile strikes. Israeli designer Hila Raam created “Rhinoskin” — a backpack constructed […]
University of Illinois scientists Jodee Johnson and Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia found in two in vitro studies that celery and artichokes contain apigenin and luteolin , flavonoids that kill human pancreatic cancer cells by inhibiting an important enzyme. Blue Sky Retail, LLC. – Specializing in Retail Link, administrative compliance, and sales support for Walmart and […]
Sales of organic products rose 13% to $11.2bn in the year to July 6 in the US retail market, with the highest growth found in shelf-stable meats, poultry and seafood +61%; followed by baby food +34%; and shelf-stable functional beverages +33%; according to new data from SPINS. Blue Sky Retail, LLC. – Specializing in Retail […]
A group of academics is arguing for the introduction of public health messages urging people to consume fewer high-calorie foods reported via Innovations in Food Ingredients. Blue Sky Retail, LLC. – Specializing in Retail Link, administrative compliance, and sales support for Walmart and Sams Club vendors via High calorie food warning revealed in study.
Walmart-owned British retailer Asda has begun rollout of a 180 skus Private Brand for children, called ‘Chosen By Kids’. The new line is a sub-brand of Asda’s ‘Chosen By You’ brand, products will include golden syrup-flavored porridge pots, mini tomato wraps, snacks and microwaveable ready-meals, including a spaghetti and meatball meal containing ‘hidden vegetables’. Blue […]