General Merchandise/HBC

General Merchandise: The New Juggling Act

Adapting to trends new and old takes precedent in general-merchandise planning


IRI Signs Agreement to Merge With NPD Group

Data firms will combine CPG, general merchandise, foodservice and food consumption data capabilities

Deals represent 12,750 stores, the most added to the delivery network at one time

Temporary closures follow FDA alert over rat infestation at distribution facility

Adds supplements to 645 of its travel centers

Collaboration seeks to increase mass-market accessibility of personal care products

Named for real Colorado hemp farmer, products also aimed at natural grocers

McLane, Eby-Brown and Core-Mark highlight their capabilities on NACS trade-show floor

Data, interviews draw picture of who’s buying, where, when and why

‘We want to be much more than a supplier of products,’ combined company says on 1st anniversary of acquisition

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