Sports Authority held its first-ever Sports Authority Football Field Day on Sunday for more than 2,000 attendees in partnership with USA Football’s Heads Up Football initiative. The free, on-field football training camp and vendor expo were open to the public and took place at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Tyson reached an agreement to acquire Hillshire Brands in deal valued at $8.55 billion that includes Tyson paying a $163 termination fee to Pinnacle Foods, a company Hillshire was in the process of acquiring.
Walmart has extended an electronics trade-in program to the gaming category and will introduce the sale of refurbished games later this year in a move that could boost traffic to the entertainment department.
CVS, which posted a solid third quarter across its enterprise, is well-positioned to benefit from the rapidly changing healthcare environment. That was a key message that CVS president and CEO Larry Merlo had for analysts during the company’s third-quarter conference call.
Football season is underway and Dick's Sporting Goods has upgraded its "Jersey Report" with advanced features to provide fans insights into pro football jersey sales at store locations nationwide and online.
Heading into the 2013 holiday season, NPD is forecasting that full year consumer electronics sales will rise by 9%. According to NPD’s 2013 Household Penetration Study, nearly 72% of consumers expect to buy a consumer electronics product in the next 12 months.
Sara Lee Foodservice, a division of the Hillshire Brands Company, has introduced a line of products aimed at the kindergarten-12th grade education sector, focusing on turkey items for both breakfast and lunch.
Mattel Brands and Fisher-Price is looking to remain players in the global market. To that end, the company is restructuring its licensing approach and prioritizing its portfolio of brands to create partnerships that foster global growth.
Specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet is positioning itself as a one-stop shop for school-based fan apparel, field gear and fundraising needs with new online order site and streamlined solution The Sport Chalet Team Site.
News this week that Walmart acquired a majority stake in one of China’s fastest growing e-commerce companies positions Walmart to become a dominant multichannel player in China far faster than it ever would have on its own.