The Complicated CBD Retail Market: Understanding CBD’s Strengths, Weaknesses, and TBDs

The State of the CBD Retail Market Over the last year, and especially during the COVID lockdown, CBD growth in natural and mainstream multioutlet stores has slowed down to under 1%. Yet, even with that slowed growth rate, these stores have accrued $153 million in sales from CBD products, according to SPINS’ Natural Enhanced and MultiOutlet channels (powered by IRI). That’s still a sizeable piece … Read more The Complicated CBD Retail Market: Understanding CBD’s Strengths, Weaknesses, and TBDs

Pet Food Forum CONNECT 2020: CBD Craze Roundtable

SPINS’ Amy Kerr participated in a CBD Craze Roundtable discussion in the Pet Food Forum CONNECT 2020 event earlier this month. Watch her section of the roundtable to find out the top pet trends driving growth for CBD and the broader natural and specialty market. For more information on how SPINS can help you, contact … Read more Pet Food Forum CONNECT 2020: CBD Craze Roundtable

Why Pet Owners Are Reading Labels: The Rising Popularity of Attributes and CBD in Pet Products

Why Pet Owners Are Reading Labels When you head to the grocery store, you might be checking packaging for signs that an item is gluten-free, non-GMO, or vegan. Pet shoppers have begun to take this same shopping mentality to their neighborhood pet stores, seeking out products that fit a specific diet. Today’s discerning pet parents want the … Read more Why Pet Owners Are Reading Labels: The Rising Popularity of Attributes and CBD in Pet Products

Your Data Provider Should Include CBD

Over the past several years, CBD has become a hot topic in the natural products market, becoming a staple on store shelves in food and beverages, topicals, supplements, and even pet food. It has gained a reputation as a versatile ingredient that can help manage pain, improve your immune system, and treat chronic conditions. Many of these use cases are still … Read more Your Data Provider Should Include CBD

2021 Functional Ingredients Trends: Food As Medicine Becomes a Priority for Shoppers

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Functional Ingredients Become a Type of Medicine The idea that a mindful diet can improve overall health is not exactly new—especially to anyone in the natural and wellness space. Last year, COVID led more shoppers to take this approach and consider the long-term health benefits of what they eat and drink. With a strong immune … Read more 2021 Functional Ingredients Trends: Food As Medicine Becomes a Priority for Shoppers

What to Expect in 2021: 5 Themes for Natural and Wellness Trends That Will Shape the Industry

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5 Themes that Will Define Natural and Wellness Trends in 2021 As we kick off a new (and hopefully better) year, our experts will be sharing the natural and wellness trends that will drive shopper behavior in 2021. To set the stage, we’ve put together 5 major themes that we’ll be unpacking over the next several weeks. … Read more What to Expect in 2021: 5 Themes for Natural and Wellness Trends That Will Shape the Industry

Self-Care Trends: How to Appeal to Shoppers with Self-Care Products

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The Rise of Self-Care Trends During COVID-19 Staying at home for the past 9 months and wearing a mask when heading to the store seemed to have changed priorities for shoppers heading to the body care aisle. Not only are Google Search Trends for self-care up 550% since last December, items related to self-care saw … Read more Self-Care Trends: How to Appeal to Shoppers with Self-Care Products

What Are Pet Parents Shopping For? 3 Pet Shopper Behaviors and How to Reach Pet Parents Year-Round

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No Shortage of Pet Parents There’s no shortage of pet parents—especially after this year’s rise in adoptions during the pandemic lockdown. And each of them loves their pets. They’re reading labels to bring the best possible products to their 4-legged friends and brands are responding by offering higher quality options to appeal their priorities.  Recently, SPINS released a report looking at … Read more What Are Pet Parents Shopping For? 3 Pet Shopper Behaviors and How to Reach Pet Parents Year-Round

7 New Tools for Brands and Retailers to Grow Faster

For 25 years, SPINS has been leading the natural products industry with insights and innovation, and we have set the standard for what brands and retailers expect from a data partner. And it keeps getting better. As always, our goal is to ensure that our clients and partners have the information they need to grow … Read more 7 New Tools for Brands and Retailers to Grow Faster