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New podcast series focuses on sustainability

By Madeline Baumgartner As part of the Shop! global sustainability initiative, the Creative Council launched a new podcast series focusing on...

Fazoli’s expands, creates 4 new concepts

Fazoli’s, an Italian restaurant chain based in Lexington, Ky., U.S., is creating four new prototype concepts to help prompt development...

Canadian restaurant woes ease

As the last regions of the country began to welcome customers back for indoor dining, the double-digit dollar declines the Canadian restaurant industry has...

CBD use growing for variety of applications

The number of Americans reporting cannabidiol (CBD) use is up 3% since March 2020, likely due to COVID-19, according to the newly released 2020...

Eventscape opens NYC facility

Eventscape has opened a new location in NYC. The 20,000-sq.-ft. LIC facility in Long Island City, Queens, is equipped with advanced robotics,...

Hemp lounge brand gains traction

A lifestyle-based lounge concept has been gaining traction. Started 10 years ago in Atlanta, Cru Hemp Lounge is expanding throughout the United States and...

New furniture retailer opens 16 stores

Loves Furniture & Mattresses, a new U.S. home furnishings retailer, has opened 16 stores across Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and more stores will...

Canadian toy sales up 12%

Canadian toy industry sales increased 12% in the first three quarters of 2020, according to The NPD Group. Year-over-year growth started in March despite...

Black Friday still reigns in consumer expectations

Before the dates of Amazon’s 2020 Prime Days were announced, 57% of consumers told The NPD Group they plan to do at least some, if not all, of...

Duggal installs nanographic press

Duggal CEO and colleagues with Duggal’s new Landa S10 press Duggal Visual Solutions has installed a new 7 color Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press...