Marketing Strategies

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Snackers seeking vivid flavor, quality ingredients, pumped-up nutrition

NEW YORK -- No longer purely between-meal or after-school refreshments, snacks have taken center stage in American eating. Time-crunched Americans now turn to snacks as meal stand-ins, to fuel on-the-go lifestyles and stave off energy crashes. With snacks' growing importance, consumers want big...

In-N-Out, Chik-fil-A, Starbucks, Cracker Barrel, more top R&I's chains survey

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- The results of Restaurants & Institutions ' Consumers' Choice in Chains study name 39 chain restaurants as the consumer-voted, award-winning chains across 13 foodservice segments. Some 3,000 consumers were asked to rate nearly 120 chain restaurants on eight customer-...

As market share drops, chains accelerating innovation

NEW YORK -- The number of drug stores in the United States has declined by more than 2,000 in the last 7 years (to 37,700 outlets) as independent pharmacies close, reported Nielsen News Wire. And in the last decade, the percentage of U.S. households shopping in drug stores has dropped from 89% to...

Wawa Inc. announced the celebration of its newest additiona brand new store in Wilmington, Del.
Retailer using social networking for prize promotion; Moblu gets mileage
Colloquy says 701 million retail industry memberships account for 39% share of market
Agreement likely to achieve little more than payday for trial lawyers, says NATSO
Would facilitate price rollback functionality, other offers
Cousins Subs Systems Inc. is opening a new store in Caledonia, Wis, on April 2.
Kum & Go L.C. opened three new stores this past week, one each in Lowell and Bentonville, Ark., and Pawnee, Okla.