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Lisa Johnston

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March 2020

More beauty brands are retooling their operations to make hand sanitizer in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus.

Companies are retooling their facilities to make products to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

The footwear giant anticipates its digital tech investments will help it weather the storm the coronavirus is wreaking upon retail worldwide.

A number of companies are showing their gratitude toward their front-line employees during the coronavirus health crisis in the form of raised wages and bonuses.

The retailers have accelerated the onboarding process for qualified suppliers to receive payments from national banks.

A leading 29% of respondents in CGT's exclusive poll said they can’t keep up with production of certain products, such as household cleaners and paper products.

The company expects to ramp up production of 1.5 million masks weekly.

Beyond hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes, consumers are expected to reach more often for easy meals as they settle in for extended periods of social distancing.

The new exec will play a key role in the company’s efforts to expand into new categories like frozen foods and refrigerated deli, and enter such new channels as convenience and foodservice.

The media company's annual rankings are out, and it’s a good year for brands keeping their consumers’ health top of mind.

A case study in how the turkey giant used voice technology to reach and engage with consumers right in their kitchens.

The moves are projected to save $200 and $230 million by the end of 2022, with about 60% of this stemming from the headcount reductions.

Although consumer goods companies are investing in digital and analytics, the majority (60%) aren’t seeing an impactful ROI.

Polit will oversee the snack company’s global information technology solutions, reporting to executive vice president and chief financial officer Luca Zaramella.

PepsiCo, which has had a distribution agreement with Rockstar in North America since 2009, also owns the Mountain Dew Kickstart energy brand, as well as GameFuel and Amp.

Galderma is making new digital enhancements to its Aspire Galderma Rewards loyalty program, growing its U.S. salesforce by 15%, and launching a collaboration with premium skincare brand ZO Skin Health.

Dermatology company Galderma is giving its aesthetics portfolio a shot in the arm.

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Reckitt Benckiser is leaning into the smart home category, which is expected to generate $2.76 billion in revenue by the end of this year.

Sales of office supplies continue to shift online as the competition for consumer dollars heats up.

Sales of office supplies continue to shift online as the competition for consumer dollars heats up.

You can take an average product and tell a really great story with it, and have amazing content online and sell quite a bit of it. And that's what a lot of these DTC brands are doing.

The e-commerce start-up partners with social media influencers and brands to reach consumers who want anything but mainstream.

Emmanuel Babeau has joined Philip Morris International as chief financial officer, replacing Martin King.

Emmanuel Babeau has joined Philip Morris International as chief financial officer, replacing Martin King.

Walmart may begin testing a membership program to take on Amazon Prime as soon as this month, begging the question of whether consumers would pay for two very similar offerings.  

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