Top news and trends in play for household and personal products


What’s Hot in General Merchandise?

The pandemic drives sales in cookware and cleaning products for consumers confined to, and investing in, their homes.


Canadian Cannabis Retailer to Buy Milwaukee-based FABCBD

Calgary-based High Tide, which operates 85 recreational cannabis retail stores in Canada, expands its U.S. presence with the acquisition of FABCBD

The retailer's expansion of its Pure Balance premium pet-food label focuses on veterinarian-formulated products targeting specific nutrition concerns.

Beverages, topicals and gummies are popular, despite lack of FDA approval.

An informed staff is the starting point for educating consumers on the uses and potential benefits of cannabidiol products.

Sales climb of high-end, economical and fringe pet products.

Consumers turn to greeting cards for meaningful expression, a much-needed laugh and everything in between.

The Lempert Report: This year marks the first time hemp will be grown in Indiana as a commercial crop.

Consumers who are spending more time at home amid the pandemic are buying more treats and toys for their four-legged family members.

While the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed legislation that would decriminalize marijuana, the Senate may prove the stumbling block in the bill becoming law.

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