Why Regional Grocery Can’t Be Ignored When Scaling Your Brand

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The Regional Grocery Channel All brands we work with share a similar goal: Take the standout product that you’ve spent significant time and resources perfecting, and have it enjoyed by as many customers as possible. One important way to reach that goal is with distribution to regional grocery retailers. Regional grocery stores are the bridge … Read more Why Regional Grocery Can’t Be Ignored When Scaling Your Brand

7 New Tools for Brands and Retailers to Grow Faster

For 25 years, SPINS has been leading the natural products industry with insights and innovation, and we have set the standard for what brands and retailers expect from a data partner. And it keeps getting better. As always, our goal is to ensure that our clients and partners have the information they need to grow … Read more 7 New Tools for Brands and Retailers to Grow Faster

How The Honest Kitchen Relies on Data to Raise the Bar on Pet Food Quality

When pet nutrition needed a champion to raise the ingredient standards, The Honest Kitchen stepped up. In our talk with Lucy Postins, founder of The Honest Kitchen, she explains how the brand disrupted the pet food industry and raised the bar for ingredients used in pet food. For more information on how SPINS can help … Read more How The Honest Kitchen Relies on Data to Raise the Bar on Pet Food Quality

Brand Uses Store Level Data to Increase Distribution by 20%

The founder of an enhanced beverage set out to give the average consumer a drink filled with nutritional value and that came with a better carbon footprint. His emerging brand was on a path to success but not growing at the desired rate. Continue reading to find out what he did to increase distribution. Telling … Read more Brand Uses Store Level Data to Increase Distribution by 20%

Hex Performance on its Inception, Disruption, and Building a Sell Story

Breaking into the laundry detergent category is not easy, so when Hex Performance decided to disrupt it they not only needed a solid product but a solid story to go with it. In Erin Raese’s conversation with Brian Allen, Head of Sales, we hear about their journey and how SPINS data played a large role … Read more Hex Performance on its Inception, Disruption, and Building a Sell Story

Planning for the Future: What Retail Sales Data Is Telling Us About the Rest of 2020

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Keeping up with what’s going on a daily basis and emerging trends is a lot of work, particularly in the natural food and wellness market, which has not had a slow day since the pandemic hit. Trying to look ahead and plan for the coming months as the pandemic continues and even after it begins … Read more Planning for the Future: What Retail Sales Data Is Telling Us About the Rest of 2020

Plant-Based is Booming! “Now What?” for Brands

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Plant-based continues to grow, increasing in sales, and stretching into new categories and subcategories with new products entering the market regularly. On July 29, Experts from SPINS’ Product Intelligence and Brand teams discussed the plant-based boom and how brands can succeed in this rapidly growing and evolving space: The evolution and emergence of plant-based trends … Read more Plant-Based is Booming! “Now What?” for Brands

Organic Valley on Shifting Demand, Production, and Advice for Emerging Brands

As the largest farmer-owned cooperative in the US, consisting of 1,800 farms, Organic Valley has a lot to think about when a pandemic calls for a shift in production, distribution, and consumer behavior. In Suzy Richard’s conversation with Jack Lee, Director of Category Strategy and Insights, we learn about those challenges and how SPINS data … Read more Organic Valley on Shifting Demand, Production, and Advice for Emerging Brands

SPINS Solutions Propel Household Cleaner Brand into Exponential Growth

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Store-level Data Inspired a Cleaner Company to Update Its Offerings—and Revenue Grew by 735% A cleaning company focused on creating environmentally safe and high impact detergents and cleaners launched with a compelling hook: for each purchase, a percentage of sales would be donated to environmental funds and charities. When SPINS met with this brand for … Read more SPINS Solutions Propel Household Cleaner Brand into Exponential Growth

TOP PET TRENDS TO WATCH AT GLOBAL PET EXPO AND THROUGHOUT 2020, ACCORDING TO SPINS

Natural and specialty pet food and treats are driving growth for the industry (+28% year-over-year) outpacing dollar growth from conventional pet food and treats (+4%) Expect consumers to continue to purchase “healthier” food for their pets as they do for themselves CHICAGO, February 20, 2020 – Natural and specialty pet products continue to drive growth … Read more TOP PET TRENDS TO WATCH AT GLOBAL PET EXPO AND THROUGHOUT 2020, ACCORDING TO SPINS