Pinnacle Foods to Acquire Boulder Brands

Pinnacle Foods Inc. will acquire Boulder Brands, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $975 million. The acquisition will expands Pinnacle's health and wellness portfolio.

Walmart Continues to Invest in Online Grocery

11/25/2015 - To improve store experience and digital capabilities, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a $1.2B planned investment in its people this year and has expanded its online grocery pickup service. Find out what additional moves the retail giant made in its third quarter.

Pfizer and Allergan to Merge in $160B Megadeal

11/23/2015 - U.S biopharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. and Ireland-based Allergan plc announce they will merge, in a historic $160 billion deal that could allow Pfizer to escape U.S. corporate tax rates by moving its headquarters to Dublin. 

WhiteWave Foods Creates COO Position

11/23/2015 - Find out who will fill The WhiteWave Foods Company new Chief Operating Officer position and assume responsibility for all global operations of the company.

Smithfield Foods' CEO to Retire

11/20/2015 - Pork producer Smithfield Foods' Chief Executive Officer C. Larry Pope will retire December 31, 2015. Find out who will replace Pope as CEO.

P&G to Run on 100% Wind Power

11/20/2015 - Through a new partnership with EDF Renewable Energy, Procter & Gamble announces plans to meet its electricity demands by using 100 percent wind power to make its fabric and home care brands.

Kellogg Debuts New Products

11/20/2015 - Kellogg Company's U.S. brands will debut more that 40 new products in early 2016. Find out what hot trends the new items reflect. 

Fossil Catapults into the Future with Wearable Technology

11/20/2015 - Determined not to become a relic, Fossil Group, Inc. is betting on its acquisition of Misfit, Inc., an innovator in wearable technology and connected devices, and its e-commerce growth to bring the fashion accessory company into the future.

ConAgra to Spin Off Lamb Weston

11/18/2015 - ConAgra Foods, Inc. announces plans to spin off its Lamb Weston frozen potato products business into a separate public company.

Marketing on a Shoestring

11/17/2015 - The TerraCycle business model was born from the idea that if you could find a way to make high-quality affordable consumer products from waste, you could create a business with two revenue streams. In other words,get paid to collect material, and get paid for the resulting product or recycled commodity you create from that material. With its business model in tact, but no ability to spend money on paid advertising, TerraCycle had to approach marketing in a unique way since the very early days. In this month's cover story, TerraCycle divulges its recipe for marketing success without a budget.

Lotus Bakeries Gains a Sweet View of Forecasting

11/17/2015 - A cloud-based TPM tool allows Lotus Bakeries North America to consolidate sales, finance and marketing efforts to understand how trade promotions impacted the overall business as well as collect critical data points required for an accurate forecast model.

Total Gym Fitness Flexes its Mobile Muscle

11/17/2015 - Total Gym identified its phone communications and customer relationships as its greatest strength and wanted to find a way to bring this experience online, by using a new solution to identify shopper preferences and incorporate the latest e-commerce best practices.



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