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A Spot for Man’s Best Friend

Sixty-three percent of Americans own a dog, creating an opportunity for retailers to find ways to bring dog-owning customers closer to the fold.

Retailers

Schnucks Going Cold Turkey on Tobacco

The retailer will no longer sell tobacco products of any kind after 2019, saying "they simply don't belong in our stores."

The specialty grocery chain has teamed with Packed Party to offer a collection of party accessories and goods, while Target and Disney ink a collaboration for 750-square-foot “shop-in-shop” boutiques.

Products a "safer space" for grocers eager to enter the category.

As parents worry about what to pack for lunch and teachers scramble for supplies, grocers are seizing the opportunity to assist. 

The popular Canadian clothing retailer will now offer fashion apparel and accessories in select Midwest locations.

Label will help shoppers find and discover personal care and beauty products that are natural and free of unwanted chemicals and ingredients.

Retailers move to capitalize on consumer demand for supplements derived from natural sources.

Supermarkets could emerge as a top destination for the $6 billion greeting card industry.

New exec will helm the division’s efforts to grow engagement with buyers and sellers across category-specific programs.

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