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ISU design students gain valuable field experience through Cubic Visual Systems

Iowa State University design instructor Amy Mikovec understands how important it is to give her students real-world design experience.  For the second time...

$22 billion chocolate candy market has sweet outlook

With some 81% of American consumers eating chocolate, the future outlook for the U.S. chocolate candy market is bullish, according to a report by market...

Southern Imperial’s display a West Coast POP Show winner

Southern Imperial won numerous awards at A.R.E./POPAI’s 2015 West Coast POP show. The display for Ocean Vodka was named Best of Show and Best Structural...

Pet medications market returns to form

It’s shaping up to be a strong year for the pet medications industry, with U.S. retail sales projected to reach $7 billion by the end of 2015, according to...

Charles Sparks + Company adds director

Westchester, Illinois-based retail planning and design firm Charles Sparks + Company has added Jennifer Sweas to the new position of director of branded...

Tarkett joins the World Economic Forum as a Partner Company

Tarkett will join the World Economic Forum as a Partner Company in 2016, first contributing to the Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland to be held in...

Bold flavors bolster packaged savory foods market

Food preparations featuring bold, spicy, and ethnic flavors are of particular interest to consumers seeking food adventures. This trend will continue into...

CallisonRTKL launches new brand identity

Callison and RTKL have officially joined forces as CallisonRTKL. Blending the best of two similar mindsets, CallisonRTKL’s expanded footprint and increased...

NRF: Retailers in for a digital holiday season

This year, holiday shoppers have already added their family members to the “nice list.” According to the National Retail Federation’s Holiday...