How Attributes Helped a Retailer Improve Category Growth

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Setting up Long Term Success for Category Assessment Category assessment can be challenging for retailers: They want to understand what their customers are looking for so they can update their inventory accordingly, enhance the shopper experience, and improve category growth without chasing the wrong trends. No one wants to be overstocked on items that were only fleetingly popular. Fortunately, … Read more How Attributes Helped a Retailer Improve Category Growth

Clean Label Attributes in Body Care: Claims and Ingredients Shoppers are Avoiding and Why

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The Growth of Clean Label in Body Care Grocery shoppers have been moving toward clean label diets over the last several years. Rather than focusing on dietary preferences, shoppers have been reviewing product labels to find high quality, additive-free ingredients that they can pronounce. The clean skincare audience has begun to make that same shift, … Read more Clean Label Attributes in Body Care: Claims and Ingredients Shoppers are Avoiding and Why

Are You Ready for the Holidays?

Get geared up for the holidays with SPINS experts as they explore how customer purchasing habits, shopper behaviors, and Ecommerce will affect holiday shopping. In this webinar we will cover: Customer purchasing habits permanently shifted – How will this affect holiday shopping? Shopper behavior changes – What can you expect? Ecommerce is essential – How can … Read more Are You Ready for the Holidays?

Plant-Based Attributes: A Guide to the Evolving Definitions in Today’s Plant-Based Market

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Plant-Based Attributes are Evolving The growing popularity of plant-based options has helped push sales of plant-based items up year over year, with this year’s pandemic-induced stock-up accelerating that growth. While meatless, vegetarian, and vegan options have been around for years, they are only part of today’s plant-based market. The scope of today’s plant-based options is … Read more Plant-Based Attributes: A Guide to the Evolving Definitions in Today’s Plant-Based Market

3 Trends Driving the Growth of Organic

The organic industry continues to have an exciting if not unusual year, thanks in large part to ongoing effects of COVID-19. Recently, Jeff Crumpton, SPINS’ manager of Retail Reporting Solutions joined other industry leaders for Weathering the Economic Storm, a webinar from the Organic Trade Association, to discuss the organic industry’s ever-changing landscape.   Organic products performed … Read more 3 Trends Driving the Growth of Organic

2020’s Top Trends in Natural and Organic

Spark Change Kicks Off: An Update on the Natural and Organic Market Last week, Spark Change, a Natural Products Expo, kicked off its virtual 2020 event. To start the event off, Carlotta Mast from New Hope Network and Nick McCoy from Whipstitch Capital gave attendees an update on the state of the natural and organic industry in this very unusual year.  With COVID-19 … Read more 2020’s Top Trends in Natural and Organic

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

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

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Plant-based categories are growing at double digits and the pandemic has already brought 2 million new customers to the category. And that’s just a fraction of the market share that plant-based has the potential to reach. It’s beyond just a trend; it’s a way of life for more and more of your customers. On July … Read more Plant-Based is Booming! “Now What?” for Retailers

3 Pandemic Shopping Trends that are Guiding Spending

Today’s Budget-Conscious Shoppers Are Focused on Wellness and Good Prices Price always matters to shoppers, but it takes on a new level of importance during a recession and a pandemic. Since the start of lockdown, shoppers have been balancing more at-home meals with a desire to stay healthy and also watch their budgets. Yet, the pandemic shifted … Read more 3 Pandemic Shopping Trends that are Guiding Spending

The New Normal for Retailers: 4 Trends Retailers Can Learn From in 2020

What the First Half of 2020 Has Taught Us To put it mildly, 2020 has been filled with surprises and plenty of learning opportunities. Everyone was thrown into a surprising situation earlier this year and now, several months later, we’re still navigating it. We know for sure that COVID-19 has already begun to change the retail … Read more The New Normal for Retailers: 4 Trends Retailers Can Learn From in 2020