Utz Acquires Golden Flake Snack Foods

Utz Quality Foods, Inc. of Hanover, PA, and Golden Enterprises, Inc. entered into a definitive merger agreement on July 18 for Utz to acquire the company. 

Target's Apple Hire Expected to Strengthen its Supply Chain

7/21/2016 - Target continues to work on to strengthening its supply chain with a new senior vice president, global logistics, inventory allocation and replenishment, who hails from Apple. Find out who is taking on this important position.

New Mobile App Users Surge During Amazon's Prime Day

7/20/2016 - Amazon's second go at its manufactured holiday, Prime Day, obliterated its single-day sales from last year. Customer orders surpassed Prime Day 2015 by more than 60% worldwide and more than 50% in the U.S. during the second annual Prime Day, which was the biggest day ever for Amazon.

Merck Revamps Customer Collaboration Centers

7/18/2016 - Formerly known as biomanufacturing science training centers, the new M Lab™ Collaboration Centers provide a simulated manufacturing environment for experiments, troubleshooting and problem solving.

KEEN, Inc. Names Tyler LaMotte as VP of Brand Marketing

7/14/2016 - LaMotte will lead and oversee the brand's global marketing efforts and messaging across all product categories to continue to extend the reach and impact of KEEN across its retail channels and consumer fanbase.

Coca-Cola CIO Ed Steinike Passes Away

7/14/2016 - Chief Executive Muhtar Kent and President James Quincey praised Steinike as ‘the consummate Coca-Cola leader and ambassador’ and as a thought leader in information technology.


Highlights from Amazon's Prime Day

7/13/2016 - Some wins for consumer goods companies include toys and shoes topping the list with more than two million purchased by members, and the most popular Amazon Dash Button brands purchased on Prime Day were Cascade, Charmin and Tide. Here are other highlights from Prime Day 24 hours later.


L'Oréal USA Launches Emoji Keyboard

7/8/2016 - Available on Android and iOS, beauty enthusiasts now have 130 new emojis to enhance their conversations about personal style, makeup trends and more. 

Walmart Pay Rolls Out Nationwide

7/7/2016 - The retailer made a big push into 3,300 stores over the last three weeks to get it done in time for the summer, but Walmart Pay is officially available at Walmart Stores nationwide. Transactions with the mobile payment solution are up 45 percent in the last week. 



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