Albertsons Co.’s Jewel-Osco is leveraging some positive news coverage that didn’t cost the grocer a dime after private label Signature Select sparkling-water line Soleil was ranked as the 2018 No. 1 sparkling water by the Chicago Tribune.
Iceland-based supplier Niceland Seafood has partnered with distributor Seattle Fish Co. to launch fully traceable seafood, offering info via on-pack QR codes and planning to incorporate blockchain technology.
Best Buy took promoting Nintendo's recently released Super Smash Bros. Ultimate video game for Nintendo Switch to the next level, offering early-access demo events as well as opening early for the launch.
Walgreens in early November revealed a “Holiday Gift Shop” at walgreens.com that serves as an online hub for its holiday promotions. The page highlights “Gifts of the week” – select beauty gifts and stocking stuffers offered at a 50% discount.