Category: Consumer Trends

Hemp-Based Wellness Goes Mainstream

Want to know why hemp CBD has earned strong sales growth in the natural health and wellness sector? These five big reasons explain it...

/ November 27, 2017

Gen X(tra Special)

While Millennials may have coined the term “influencer” Gen Xers are the ones who first embodied it...

/ November 15, 2017

Supplier Spotlight: Pure Sea Reels in Whole Foods Market

Agnes DeLatoni is a product director with a knack for shaking up the natural food space.

/ November 9, 2017

Infographic: Supply Chain Reinvention – 2007 vs. 2017

Comparing the supply chain of a decade ago to the supply chain of today, we see that retailers and suppliers now use multiple approaches to gain agility, efficiency and a competitive edge by serving shoppers better.

/ November 7, 2017

3 frightening things about CPG

In stores this Halloween season, you’re almost guaranteed to see some things that are ten times scarier than spooky shadows and weird noises.

/ October 25, 2017

Retailtainment Inspires Shoppers to See What’s in Store

Retailtainment gives retailers an opportunity for strategic differentiation and word of mouth, which can boost brick and mortar traffic, sales and loyalty.

/ October 3, 2017

6 Culinary Trends Spicing Up Grocery

Here are some of this year’s hottest foodie-inspired culinary trends that are impacting consumer packaged goods (CPG) suppliers and grocery retailers.

/ August 15, 2017

Artisan Sales Soar as Consumers Invest in Quality

Millennials like to express their individuality by buying one-of-a-kind items, plus artisan goods are often local goods made by small businesses.

/ August 8, 2017

4 tips for getting Christmas-ready NOW

The National Retail Federation estimates that holiday sales can cop up to 30 percent of annual sales.1 Wouldn’t it be in your best interest, then, to be as prepared as possible, and be ready to race out of the gate...

/ July 27, 2017

12 Ways Small Companies Can Win Big

Small is mighty. As shown by our recent post, In Retail, Small is Big, smaller consumer goods suppliers and retailers have an enormous edge in today’s evolving market. Since we published that post, a new report found that Millennials favor...

/ June 26, 2017