Policy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax

SPINS Policy Insights - Sugar Scrutiny

In 2014, Berkeley, CA, became the first city in the United States to implement a public health-based soda tax. There are now eight jurisdictions in the U.S. to have passed a similar tax, though one in Cook County, IL, has been recently repealed. What do these laws mean for manufacturers and retailers – not to … Read morePolicy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax

TrendWatch: Tap Into Fresh

SPINS Trend watch - prepared foods & grocerants

Tap into the prepared food and grocerant trends affecting the retail industry today and tomorrow, originating from a recent presentation by SPINS’ Director of Scientific Affairs Jamie Phillips, MS, RDN at Progressive Grocer’s Grocerant Summit. Fill out the form below to access and download SPINS TrendWatch: Tap Into Fresh.

The Challenges and Triumphs of Sustainable Seafood

Seafood arranged on a blue table

By Judy Seybold, MS, RD The sustainable seafood movement is coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the Sustainable Fisheries Act this year, and this marker has spurred many reflections on how far the industry has evolved. Past generations have taken our food supply – especially seafood – for granted. Finally, we’re beginning to see a new … Read moreThe Challenges and Triumphs of Sustainable Seafood

TrendWatch: Exploring E-Commerce

SPINS Trendwatch- Exploring E-commerce

SPINS’ Consumer Insights data explores how e-commerce is disrupting the retail industry, providing brands and retailers alike with insights into how shoppers are choosing to purchase CPGs online. Fill out the form below to access and download TrendWatch: Exploring E-Commerce.

SPINS’ Five Favorite Finds from the Summer Fancy Food Show

Watermelon Fruit Jerky

By Jill Failla SPINS’ health & wellness experts attended the Summer Fancy Food Show (SFFS) in New York City earlier this season and rounded up their five favorite products from this specialty food event. “Speaking to the power of the current plant-based movement, all of the products featured in our roundup are made from plants … Read moreSPINS’ Five Favorite Finds from the Summer Fancy Food Show

SPINSights: Protein

SPINSights - Protein

SPINS data shows that protein-packed items are selling fast at retail outlets, but what exactly do shoppers look for on the shelves? Read on to learn about protein trends, starting in supplements and stretching into surprising new categories. Fill out the form below to access and download SPINSights: Protein

TrendWatch: Snacking in Summer of ’17

SPINS trend watch - what's hot in summer of 2017

Dive deep into the snacking segment with SPINS to see what’s hot in the summer of ’17. Here we use our panoramic view of retail plus our proprietary product attribution to discover exactly where snacks are growing and what the trends are. We also feature hot finds from this year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo. Read … Read moreTrendWatch: Snacking in Summer of ’17

SPINS Announces Thrive Market as a New Key Account

a variety of products from thrive market

CHICAGO – July 28 – SPINS®, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics, and consulting for the Natural, Organic, and Specialty Products Industries, announces an exclusive partnership with its first e-commerce retailer, Thrive Market, a leader and disruptor in the online marketplace for top natural and organic products at wholesale prices. First launched in 2014, Thrive … Read moreSPINS Announces Thrive Market as a New Key Account

SPINS Welcomes Patrick Kelly as SVP of Customer Solutions

CHICAGO – August 1, 2017 – SPINS®, the industry-leading source in health & wellness retail intelligence, providing retailers and brands actionable insights, activation tools, and product transparency to improve the lives of consumers, announces Patrick Kelly as senior vice president of customer solutions. Kelly will activate SPINS’ assets to deliver insights and actionable solutions to SPINS’ … Read moreSPINS Welcomes Patrick Kelly as SVP of Customer Solutions