What Can Brands Do Right Now? 5 Actions Natural Brands Can Take in Light of COVID-19

Author: Anu Goel & Andrew Henkel Over the last month, there’s been a tremendous outpouring of concerns, questions, and ideas within our Natural Products community.  Collectively, we’re realizing that today’s challenge is unearthing gaps in our society – gaps in employment stability, in healthcare supply, and in food security – which in turn are affecting … Read moreWhat Can Brands Do Right Now? 5 Actions Natural Brands Can Take in Light of COVID-19

SPINS AND MERCATO JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH LARGEST ATTRIBUTE-POWERED ONLINE GROCERY E-COMMERCE SOLUTION IN THE U.S.

CHICAGO AND SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2020 – SPINS®, a leading wellness-focused data and technology provider in the U.S., partners with Mercato, the complete online grocery e-commerce fulfillment platform for independently owned grocery and specialty food stores, to launch the largest product attribute-powered online grocery e-commerce solution for independently owned grocery and specialty food stores. … Read moreSPINS AND MERCATO JOIN FORCES TO LAUNCH LARGEST ATTRIBUTE-POWERED ONLINE GROCERY E-COMMERCE SOLUTION IN THE U.S.

New Retail Sales Data from SPINS Points to a Sharp Increase in Consumer Spending on Wellness Focused Products

Hand Sanitizer blog

New Retail Sales Data from SPINS Points to a Sharp Increase in Consumer Spending on Wellness Focused Products, Trend Expected to Continue Purchases of hand sanitizer are up 81% at natural retailers and 42% at conventional; immune boosters are up 13% at natural and 6% at conventional Consumers are heeding advice to be proactive in … Read moreNew Retail Sales Data from SPINS Points to a Sharp Increase in Consumer Spending on Wellness Focused Products

TOP PET TRENDS TO WATCH AT GLOBAL PET EXPO AND THROUGHOUT 2020, ACCORDING TO SPINS

Natural and specialty pet food and treats are driving growth for the industry (+28% year-over-year) outpacing dollar growth from conventional pet food and treats (+4%) Expect consumers to continue to purchase “healthier” food for their pets as they do for themselves CHICAGO, February 20, 2020 – Natural and specialty pet products continue to drive growth … Read moreTOP PET TRENDS TO WATCH AT GLOBAL PET EXPO AND THROUGHOUT 2020, ACCORDING TO SPINS

TOP NATURAL TRENDS TO WATCH AT EXPO WEST AND THROUGHOUT 2020, ACCORDING TO SPINS

TOP NATURAL TRENDS TO WATCH AT EXPO WEST AND THROUGHOUT 2020, ACCORDING TO SPINS The Natural Products Industry experienced 6% growth in the last year and has more than doubled in the last decade. Products labeled organic grew 3% while non-organic products declined in sales by 2%. Nearly every (99%) household purchased Natural or Organic … Read moreTOP NATURAL TRENDS TO WATCH AT EXPO WEST AND THROUGHOUT 2020, ACCORDING TO SPINS

Have a Happy (and Healthy) Holiday Season

Healthy Holidays

For many, the holiday season is a time to eat, drink, and be merry. However, health does not have to fall by the wayside. Shoppers still seek better-for-you options making it a prime opportunity for retailers to stock up on top better-for-you trends hitting the holiday scene. 1. Mocktails Craft cocktails have been on the … Read moreHave a Happy (and Healthy) Holiday Season

A Cocktail Revival: Consumers Invest in Premium Spirits and Mixers Over Beer and Wine, Finds New Research from SPINS and Q Mixers

Spirit sales hit record levels (growing by 9% this year alone), while wine and beer sales have flattened (experiencing less than 3% sales growth in the past year) Natural and Premium mixers (ingredients used in cocktails) leading their category with 22% sales growth in the past year while traditional mixer sales stagnate (experiencing less than … Read moreA Cocktail Revival: Consumers Invest in Premium Spirits and Mixers Over Beer and Wine, Finds New Research from SPINS and Q Mixers

Holiday Gift Guide for the Natural Enthusiast

OSI Magnesium for Better Sleep From daily caffeine consumption to excessive screen time, it comes as no surprise that many consumers have difficulty sleeping. OSE Magnesium offers a topical solution with their Good Night Body Lotion with melatonin and magnesium to aid in a good nights rest. Honey Mama’s for a Simple & Sweet Treat … Read moreHoliday Gift Guide for the Natural Enthusiast