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Topic: consumer-packaged goods

9 Sneaky Marketing Tricks We Fall for Every Time We Shop From decoy pricing to BOGOs, a catalog of manipulations

We all know we're being manipulated every time we shop, but it can still be unnerving to see the true extent of mind games being played on us. That's why I…

August 6, 2014, 1:59 PM EDT

Kraft Fuels Up on Mobile to Sell More Summer Cheeseburgers Augmented reality looks to make over food packaging

Consumer-packaged goods giant Kraft is dialing up its digital investments this summer with the "Great American Bacon Cheeseburger" campaign (which runs through Labor Day) for 14 different summer-themed products including…

June 17, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

Beyond the Grocery Smart Cart, the iBeacon Beckons New technologies promise no-register checkout and smartphone coupons

Despite e-commerce’s surge, some 90 percent of what people buy still comes out of brick-and-mortar stores. And when it comes to consumer-packaged goods, that figure is even higher. A recent…

May 25, 2014, 8:33 PM EDT

Here Are the 2014 Products of the Year When your shopping cart takes only the best

Quick—what do the Xbox, Eggland's Best eggs and Adams flea and tick spray have in common? For the record (and before your mind wanders too far) they’re a few of…

February 12, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

Oscar Mayer Bacon Is No Longer Hiding the Blubber Rolling with the fat

In 1924, Oscar F. Mayer (who’d started a butcher shop in Chicago with his brother Gottfried) patented presliced, packed bacon. Soon, Mayer added the brand’s signature yellow band, which quickly…

October 24, 2013, 6:51 AM EDT

Twitter's Datalogix Deal Mirrors Facebook's Bid for More CPG Dollars Offers in-store sales stats to brands

Even though Twitter reps claim that consumer-packaged goods firms like Kraft and Unilever are already plenty active on their ads platform, a new agreement with Datalogix holds the promise that…

August 8, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

Post Cereals Tests Mobile Ads Via State Parks New apps network has also attracted Jeep and Best Western

ParksByNature Network, which has been bringing state parks onto its Pocket Ranger mobile app network for the last four years, launched a first-ever ads product this spring in time for outdoorsy,…

May 1, 2013, 6:36 AM EDT

Newell Rubbermaid Enlists Influenster CPG giant boosts social cred with campaign

Consumer goods giant Newell Rubbermaid is running a campaign this month for its fashion accessories brand Goody Hair via Influenster after a promising six-week test on the social-sharing site late…

January 7, 2013, 12:28 AM EST

Spam and Peanut Butter? Damn Skippy! Hormel buys peanut butter giant from Unilever

Hormel Foods Corp. said today that it would buy Skippy—second only to peanut butter rival Jif in the U.S. while standing No. 1 in China—from Unilever for around $700 million.…

January 3, 2013, 12:22 PM EST

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