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Top news and trends in play for household and personal products

Nonfood

Here's What's Cooking in Kitchenware

WGB takes a look at some of the hippest culinary gadgets on the market today, from safer knives to kiwi corers.

Nonfood

Brick-and-Mortar on the Rebound

Stores can benefit by expanding health and wellness lines.

Brick-and-mortar retailers can stay competitive with e-tailers by encouraging last-minute buys, GMDC study indicates.

The move was made "in an effort to better compete in the aggressive markets," the retailer said.

Retailers are primping the category with natural products and in-store experts to beautify shopper experiences.

Transparency and natural ingredients are becoming increasingly meaningful in the category.

High-margin, nonperishable, low-weight cards increase the value of the total purchase without adding fulfillment complexity.

A competitive mix sets savvy supermarkets apart.

Eating- and living-well trends imply robust sales of kitchen tools, gadgets, serveware and more this year.

As specialty greeting card outlets fade, supermarkets have a bigger chance to play in the high-profit category