Three Key Insights on the Free-From Trend

SPINS a new look at the evolving free-from trend

By Abbey Fuster I am the youngest team member here at SPINS, but don’t let my 21 years of life experience fool you: I know a thing or two about the grocery store aisles. I probably can’t singlehandledly represent the whole of my generation – Gen Z – but I am confident in saying that … Read moreThree Key Insights on the Free-From Trend

Serve-a-Thon 2017: Inspiring Vibrancy with Chicago Cares

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On a recent sunny Saturday afternoon, SPINS rallied together a team of 30 volunteers to help restore and inspire our community. At this year’s Chicago Cares Serve-a-Thon, we joined 5,000 others to build, create, organize, engage, and more at 28 locations across Chicago. Our SPINS’ team spent the day at Perkins Bass Elementary, a Chicago … Read moreServe-a-Thon 2017: Inspiring Vibrancy with Chicago Cares

Natural Pet Products

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With proprietary product attribution and data from two proprietary retail channels (Natural and Specialty Gourmet), SPINS data dives deeper into the natural trends that influence the marketplace. So what’s happening in the pet space, and how do natural products factor in? Here we examine the pet segment from a vantage point that only SPINS can … Read moreNatural Pet Products

SPINS Welcomes Thomas Nielsen as Strategic Advisor

Chicago – July 13, 2017 – SPINS®, the only source for consumer insights; digital applications for brands, consumers, and retailers; cross-channel retail analytics; health & wellness expertise; and industry-leading consulting services, announces Thomas Nielsen as strategic advisor to its growing portfolio of consumer insights, loyalty, and personalization offerings to retailers. Nielsen brings 25 years of … Read moreSPINS Welcomes Thomas Nielsen as Strategic Advisor

SPINS Welcomes Peter V.S. Bond as Vice President of Consumer Activation

Chicago – July 11, 2017 – SPINS®, the only source for consumer insights; digital applications for brands, consumers, and retailers; cross-channel retail analytics; health & wellness expertise; and industry-leading consulting services, announces Peter V.S. Bond as vice president of consumer activation to bring groundbreaking programs to both retailers and their supplier partners. Bond brings experience … Read moreSPINS Welcomes Peter V.S. Bond as Vice President of Consumer Activation

SPINS Welcomes Brian Gillis as Executive Vice President Retail

Chicago – July 6, 2017 – SPINS®, the only source for consumer insights; digital applications for brands, consumers, and retailers; cross-channel retail analytics; health & wellness expertise; and industry-leading consulting services, announces Brian Gillis to lead its growing retail team to accelerate cutting-edge, data-driven products and services for North American retailers. Gillis brings a long … Read moreSPINS Welcomes Brian Gillis as Executive Vice President Retail

Expo West 2017 Recap

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Access SPINS’ full coverage of Expo West 2017! Our Expo West webinar gave you a taste of the trends. Now dig into even more expert insights with SPINS’ expanded coverage of the show, featuring more than 50 exciting examples of natural products innovation! Fill out the form below to access and download the Expo West … Read moreExpo West 2017 Recap

SPINS Webinar: Animal Welfare & Responsible Farming

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Everyday is Earth Day for a growing base of consumers, who are aligning their social values with their purchasing decisions. A mix of grassroots advocacy, calls for transparency, and a changing regulatory environment have combined over the past couple years to drive strong growth for animal welfare and responsible farming claims − and there is … Read moreSPINS Webinar: Animal Welfare & Responsible Farming