Category: Industry Trends

holiday shopping 2020 trends

2020 Holiday Shopping Evolves from a Sprint to a Marathon

Consumers and companies are shifting their holiday habits this year to protect their physical and fiscal health due to COVID-19.

/ October 28, 2020
2021 food and beverage trends

Whole Foods Market Forecasts 2021 Food Trends

From epic breakfasts to the mighty chickpea, discover all the flavors and products set to take over grocer shelves in 2021.

/ October 27, 2020
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The Growing Importance of Paleo, Keto, and Grain-Free Certifications

Learn how consumer demand for healthier food options is resulting in business choosing paleo, keto, or grain-free certified products.

/ October 15, 2020
e-commerce and the retail and cpg industry

E-Commerce Explosion Revamps Retail

The 2020s will be a digital decade for retail because the COVID-19 pandemic catapulted global e-commerce into the future to bring the shopping mall to us.

/ August 26, 2020
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How the ‘Mask Factor’ Is Changing the Face of Beauty

Although consumers are kissing lipstick goodbye for now, eye makeup is zooming in as the must-have “above the mask” beauty products for trip-conscious shoppers, giving supermarkets a brilliant opportunity to shine and sparkle in the retail beauty landscape.

/ August 24, 2020
How COVID-19 Changed Retail

How COVID-19 Changed Retail

The pandemic has forced businesses to overhaul 2020 plans. See what major trends companies need to consider as they revise business strategies and assortments.

/ August 19, 2020
Back to School during a pandemic 2020

‘Back to School Blues’ Takes on a New Meaning in 2020

A radically upended retail climate triggered by the ongoing pandemic has produced a season of uncertainty for the industry’s second-biggest sales cycle, when trepidation and thriftiness will both reign supreme.

/ July 28, 2020
pandemic triggered cpg and retail trends in grocery

Pondering the Pandemic-Driven Changes in a Grocery-Gone-Wild World

Stepping back for a midsummer moment to contemplate the pace of transformation in the past four months is nothing short of incredulous. The big question: What comes next?

/ July 16, 2020
What retail buyers are buying during the pandemic

Here’s What Retail Buyers are Still Purchasing During the Pandemic

High consumer demand for these products is putting a strain on inventory but that isn't stopping retail buyers from purchasing essentials for their stores.

/ March 27, 2020
How buyers are using technology to discover products online

How Retailers Are Continuing Product Discovery Online

Find out how retail buyers in the consumer packaged goods industry are adjusting their strategies to source products virtually amidst COVID-19 safety precautions.

/ March 19, 2020