3 Pet Retail Trends Defining Today’s Pet Market [New Data]

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Why Millennial Pet Owners Are Choosing the In-Store Experience Now that pandemic lockdowns are appearing in the rearview mirror, what does the state of the pet industry look like? We know millennial pet owners are leading the way in new pet ownership and natural-sourced diets. Plus, the pet retail market is experiencing a 3.7% dollar … Read more 3 Pet Retail Trends Defining Today’s Pet Market [New Data]

Health and Wellness Market Growth Drivers to Watch: Shoppers Prioritize Dietary Needs and Sustainability Concerns

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Concerned Shoppers Are Taking Control During the lockdown months, many shoppers had limited options when it came to their health routines. Some gyms and fitness classes were closed, while plenty of people didn’t feel comfortable returning to in-person workouts anyway. Between those restrictions, a desire to stay healthy (and out of the doctor’s office), and … Read more Health and Wellness Market Growth Drivers to Watch: Shoppers Prioritize Dietary Needs and Sustainability Concerns

The Future of Natural Products: 5 Signs of Continued Growth [Expo West 2021 Keynote]

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Kathryn Peters is the Executive Vice President of Business Development for SPINS. 5 Signs That Natural Has a Healthy Future We’re midway through 2021, lockdown restrictions are easing, and the future of natural products looks bright but still has plenty of unknowns. We still have the rest of summer, back-to-school (and possibly back-to-office) season ahead … Read more The Future of Natural Products: 5 Signs of Continued Growth [Expo West 2021 Keynote]

Category Management Post COVID-19: What Food and Body Care Category Trends are Saying About the Future of Retail

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The Domino Effect for Category Management COVID’s domino effect on shopping behavior didn’t just show up at the cash register, it also made its way to the top of the supply chain. With shoppers stocking up on pantry staples and making fewer trips to the store, retailers focused on keeping their shelves filled with reliable, in-demand … Read more Category Management Post COVID-19: What Food and Body Care Category Trends are Saying About the Future of Retail

Learnings From the Lockdown: 4 Post-COVID Consumer Habits to Watch

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Why COVID-19 Will Change Consumer Habits for Good Right now, as more cities and states are easing restrictions, vaccination rates increase, and people find a hybrid of pre-and-post COVID life, the question on retailers’ minds is how COVID is changing consumer behavior for health and wellness products, and beyond?   Chances are that consumer behavior … Read more Learnings From the Lockdown: 4 Post-COVID Consumer Habits to Watch

Why Product Attribute Data is the Best Kept Secret in Assortment Planning Tools for Retailers

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Test New Products Strategically As a retailer, you’ve probably found yourself in a common but important debate: How do you provide customers with their everyday needs while also evolving so you stay relevant in today’s market? When you’re held accountable for your store’s present-day performance and building long-term growth, that’s a tricky balance to strike. Most stores—especially independent and regional grocers—have … Read more Why Product Attribute Data is the Best Kept Secret in Assortment Planning Tools for Retailers

Foundation for a Successful CPG Brand: Consumer Data, Competitive Intelligence, and the Right Tools to Scale

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Brand Growth Begins By Understanding Customers Understanding your consumers and your competition is fundamental to a successful business. Your consumers inform every aspect of your business, from what products you offer and the retail stores you partner with to the way you market. Your competition is trying to earn your shopper’s dollars and retailers’ attention.   Knowing what information to gather—and then actually doing … Read more Foundation for a Successful CPG Brand: Consumer Data, Competitive Intelligence, and the Right Tools to Scale

SPINS Named Official Data Provider for The IndiePet Association

CHICAGO, IL, March 25, 2021 – SPINS, a leading wellness-focused data, analytics and technology provider in the U.S., today announced a new strategic partnership with the Independent & Neighborhood Pet Retail Association (IndiePet) to become their official data provider. Launched in late 2020, the IndiePet Association is the only organization solely focused on strengthening the … Read more SPINS Named Official Data Provider for The IndiePet Association

Natural Alcohol Trends: 3 Ways Shoppers Are Changing Happy Hour in 2021

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The Better-for-You Alcohol Trend Anyone who enjoys a nice drink has found themselves unable to enjoy their favorite bars and restaurants for most of the last year. That’s probably why we’ve seen record-setting sales of alcoholic beverages as well as alcohol-free alternatives. However, as we’ve seen with many popular foods and beverages over the last … Read more Natural Alcohol Trends: 3 Ways Shoppers Are Changing Happy Hour in 2021

Natural Body Care Trends for 2021: Why Shoppers are Seeking Functional Ingredients and Natural Self Care Items (New Data)

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Savvy shoppers and functional wellness in body care While food and beverage trends usually take center stage when retailers and brands are trying to understand the natural and wellness industry, something interesting is happening in the body care aisle. Shoppers are expanding their commitment to healthier lifestyles when they’re shopping for soaps, shampoos, skincare, and … Read more Natural Body Care Trends for 2021: Why Shoppers are Seeking Functional Ingredients and Natural Self Care Items (New Data)