E-commerce

‘The Cocoa Exchange’: Mars sets up e-commerce party program for chocolate

Members of the public host parties to sell & promote The Cocoa Exchange range of chocolates and cocoa sauces. Photo: Mars

Mars Chocolate North America is recruiting ‘curators’ to host parties promoting a specially created range from Mars, which can be sold on an online store.

Stefania Gvillo has been hired as Mondelēz's new global head of strategic insights.  Photo: Mondelēz

Mondelēz announces CMO departure, new hires in consumer insights and packaging

Amazon is hoping to ship Oreos and Cheerios directly to consumers.  Photo: ©iStock/Jejim

E-commerce expert calms retailers’ fear of Amazon driving away their Oreo and Cheerios customers

IRI said the changing shopping behavior driven by millennials have caused confectionery and snack companies to rethink their e-commerce strategies.  Photo: ©iStock/Chet_W

E-commerce the ticket to Millennial candy and snack sales: Analysts

Hershey plans standup packaging displays, Hershey's and Reese's snackfection additions and an 'Appreciations' line. Photo: Hershey.

Hershey outlines plan to reignite confections category and expand in snacking

Mondelēz views the launch of its new savory biscuit brand, Véa, will drive the company's growth to become the global leader in well-being snacks. Pic:Mondelēz

Mondelēz names 2017 ‘Year of Well-being and Innovation’ with launch of Véa snacks

Toffee brand Dave's Sweet Tooth said holiday season represents around 40% of its overall business.  Photo: Dave's Sweet Tooth

Dave’s Sweet Tooth may break $1m revenue after e-commerce scale-up

Online sales as low as 0.5% in some major markets, but e-commerce is set to grow and evolve very quickly. ©iStock/31moonlight31

E-tail-volution: Why confectionery e-commerce strategies shouldn’t be put on hold

Hershey's North America net sales grew 3.8% in Q4, while its international segment declined 0.5% due to struggling Chinese market. ©iStock/Terryfic3D

Hershey bets on multi-textural snacking and Chinese e-commerce for growth

Medley is Hershey's fictitious store concept that combines technology and shopper trends.  Photo: Hershey

Could Hershey's fictitious retailer Medley revive 'uninspiring' confectionery category?

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