EY Announces SPINS’ CEO Tony Olson as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Finalist in the Midwest

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CHICAGO, May 7, 2018 — EY announced that Tony Olson of SPINS® is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Midwest. The program recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Olson was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced … Read moreEY Announces SPINS’ CEO Tony Olson as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Finalist in the Midwest

Frozen Natural Foods

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What do plant-based entrées, gluten-free pizzas, and prebiotics have in common? They’re all trends impacting the frozen foods aisles. SPINS’ new Natural Frozen Foods TrendWatch shares frozen food insights and market trends from SPINS’ Vice President Greg Hobby’s AFFI-CON 2018 presentation during National Frozen Food Month. Fill out the form below to access and download … Read moreFrozen Natural Foods

SPINS Owner and CEO, Tony Olson, Launches Salt and Light Academy in Yangon, Myanmar

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(Chicago – April 27, 2018) SPINS®, the leading provider of data-driven solutions for the Natural and Specialty industries today announces the launch of Salt and Light Academy in Yangon, Myanmar. The school and orphanage are the culmination of a vision of SPINS’ Owner and CEO, Tony Olson, in partnership with his wife, Doctor Izabel Olson, … Read moreSPINS Owner and CEO, Tony Olson, Launches Salt and Light Academy in Yangon, Myanmar

SPINS Welcomes Chris Locke as Chief Financial Officer

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(Chicago – April 25, 2018) SPINS®, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics, and consulting for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, announces Chris Locke as Chief Financial Officer. Locke will lead all of SPINS’ financial planning and analysis, accounting, tax, treasury, and M&A functions. He will partner with SPINS’ business unit presidents … Read moreSPINS Welcomes Chris Locke as Chief Financial Officer

Green Cleaning for Spring

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By Jill Failla   While the weather may not feel like spring in much of the U.S. right now, this is the time of year when many consumers are sprucing up their homes in anticipation of warmer weather by clearing out the clutter and deep-cleaning what remains. In honor of Earth Day right around the … Read moreGreen Cleaning for Spring

SPINS Acquires FoodFacts Inc., the Leading Consumer Awareness Platform for Ingredients, Allergens, and Sensitivities

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(Chicago – April 16, 2018) SPINS®, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics, and consulting for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, has acquired FoodFacts Inc., the leading consumer awareness platform for transparency into nutrition data, ingredients, allergens, and sensitivities. The acquisition provides SPINS with an unprecedented level of attribution of CPG products, … Read moreSPINS Acquires FoodFacts Inc., the Leading Consumer Awareness Platform for Ingredients, Allergens, and Sensitivities

Webinar: SPINS’ 2018 Expo West Recap

Recapping Expo West 2018

Senior Director of Natural Insights Brent Coons, Product Library Solutions Manager Jake Knepper, and Content Strategist Jessica Hochman combed the show floor to bring back the hot products and macro trends that are shaping the industry today. Register for SPINS’ webinar, covering the brands, products, and trends that excited our team this year! Wed, Apr … Read moreWebinar: SPINS’ 2018 Expo West Recap

Destini Launches Dynamic Product Availability Short-Links Service With Real-Time Media Conversion Tracking

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(Chicago, IL – March 22, 2018) Destini, the leading product locator solution for CPG brands across the U.S. & Canada, has acquired Close.by as the consumer-facing domain for its new dynamic product-availability link service. Protected by two patents that Destini acquired in January 2018, the new Close.by Links service allows brands to create vanity URLs … Read moreDestini Launches Dynamic Product Availability Short-Links Service With Real-Time Media Conversion Tracking