From New Partnerships to New Channels: 3 Ways SPINS is Innovating Now

blog cover photo previewing the spins pet channel

The natural and wellness market has never been more competitive and in need of innovation—and that’s not only because of COVID. Shoppers have chosen healthier lifestyle choices more and more with each passing year, proving that natural and organic items are staples, not trends. However, just because shoppers are looking for healthy and nutritious options … Read moreFrom New Partnerships to New Channels: 3 Ways SPINS is Innovating Now

5 Benefits of SPINS Data for Retailers: Why Joining the SPINS Retail Community Leads to Innovation

5 Benefits of SPINS Data for Retailers: Why Joining the SPINS Retail Community Leads to Innovation blog cover photo

Successful retailers know that strong relationships with their customers are vital to success in today’s competitive market and for future growth. You want to offer the best experience at every touchpoint, from marketing to eComm to in-store. The right data makes that happen. When you take sales figures, shopping patterns, and consumer behavioral data beyond … Read more5 Benefits of SPINS Data for Retailers: Why Joining the SPINS Retail Community Leads to Innovation

Five Local Chicago Brands To Try This Week: 7/6/20

It feels a little more like summer in Chicago now that patios are opening up, but you’re #1 destination is still probably your own kitchen. Next time you go to the store to replenish your favorite foods, consider reaching for these local brands as well! 1. Rumi Spice Photo courtesy of @rumi_spice, Instagram WHY: Rumi … Read moreFive Local Chicago Brands To Try This Week: 7/6/20

From Vitamin D to Collagen: Supplements and Functional Ingredients Are in High Demand

Supplements sales were on the rise even before COVID shook up consumer habits earlier this year. Dating back to 2018, supplements saw year over year growth. Vitamins and supplements sold a combined $4.75 billion in 2018, $5 billion last year, and are on target for $5.5 billion this year. As we mentioned in the earlier … Read moreFrom Vitamin D to Collagen: Supplements and Functional Ingredients Are in High Demand

What Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 4 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season

The 4th of July is here, which means we have hit peak grilling season. This year the BBQs might not have many–or any—guests or they might take place on an indoor grill instead. But if Memorial Day was any indication, Americans will be enjoying their favorite summer foods and activities this week. (And if you’re … Read moreWhat Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 4 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season

5 Chicago Brands For Your Better-For-You BBQ

This 4th of July, you can indulge in delicious BBQ staples without giving up your commitment to smart food choices! Check out these must-have natural items to keep your BBQ menu tasty and nutritious. 1. Lillie’s Q Sauces & Rubs Photo courtesy of @lilliesq, Instagram WHY: Made with Smotherly Love, Lillie’s Q believes BBQ worth … Read more5 Chicago Brands For Your Better-For-You BBQ

Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 6/14

Inside this week’s edition: The focus on immunity remains high while health-minded shoppers expand their purchases beyond this traditional view of wellness to improve other areas of their well being. Related Content Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/24 June 15, 2020 Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/17 June 1, 2020 Infographic: COVID Weekly Trends -Week … Read moreInfographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 6/14

Brands Need a Strong Ecommerce Solution Right Now

Ecommerce Is Already the New Normal  The rest of 2020 and even 2021 look uncertain, with some cities and states reopening, others seeing spikes in new cases, and experts unsure if a vaccine is coming soon or whether winter will bring another wave. What is certain is that the convenience and peace of mind of … Read moreBrands Need a Strong Ecommerce Solution Right Now

How Data Helps Sendik’s Food Market Prioritize Shelf Space

Cover for Sendik's Food Market Interview

For 3 generations, Sendik’s Food Market’s has made the customer experience its focal point. Ted Balistreri, owner of Sendik’s, describes the company’s approach as offering high quality products wrapped in a bow of exceptional customer service. That’s how the Sendik’s team has built a reputation as the trusted local grocery, priding themselves on bringing new … Read moreHow Data Helps Sendik’s Food Market Prioritize Shelf Space

SPINS and GrocerKey join forces to drive loyalty and conversion for grocery retailers

CHICAGO – June 25, 2020 – SPINS®, a leading wellness-focused data, analytics and technology provider in the U.S., partners with GrocerKey, a white label enterprise eCommerce platform for grocery retailers, to launch the rich attribute-powered shopping experience driving accelerated commerce growth and loyalty. This partnership arms retailers with the new capability to build brand and … Read moreSPINS and GrocerKey join forces to drive loyalty and conversion for grocery retailers