What’s Happening in Body Care?

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A look at shopping behavior, innovation, and trends affecting Body Care Thanks to inflation concerns, ongoing supply chain issues, and pandemic-affected shopping habits, 2022 is proving to be an eventful year. That’s especially true of the body care category, which is experiencing noteworthy price changes, sales growth, and innovation.  During periods of inflation, natural products … Read more What’s Happening in Body Care?

U.S. plant-based food retail sales hit $7.4 billion, outpacing total retail sales, despite supply chain interruptions and pandemic restrictions creating widespread volatility in the food industry

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 Diversifying our food system with plant-based meat, dairy, and eggs provides an opportunity for sustainable food system security in a retail world shaken by supply-side volatility and inflation. WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 24, 2022) — Amidst turbulent economic conditions amplified by the pandemic, supply chain issues, and inflation, new data released today by the Plant Based … Read more U.S. plant-based food retail sales hit $7.4 billion, outpacing total retail sales, despite supply chain interruptions and pandemic restrictions creating widespread volatility in the food industry

Expo East 2021 Recap: 6 Trends at Natural Products Expo and the Brands Behind Them

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As SPINS’ Marketing Data Analyst and Trade Show Insider, Scott covers the latest trends and insights within the Health and Wellness Industry.  After going virtual in 2020, Expo East returned to an in-person experience in Philadelphia this year. Even though we were all wearing masks and practicing safety precautions, it felt like old times. Brands … Read more Expo East 2021 Recap: 6 Trends at Natural Products Expo and the Brands Behind Them

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

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

Consumer Panel and Natural Channel Data Help a Brand Understand Their Shoppers

Revenue numbers tell a story, but any leadership team knows that they don’t tell the full story. You want to keep those numbers up, but do you know the contributing factors? The most effective way to reach revenue goals is to understand where your business’s strengths and weaknesses are. One growing natural produce brand was ready to dig deeper, so they came to SPINS.   … Read more Consumer Panel and Natural Channel Data Help a Brand Understand Their Shoppers

SPINS TradeROI Helps a Beverage Brand Maximize their Trade Dollars

Executives at a beverage brand knew their product was performing well in retailers, but they couldn’t pinpoint where they were having the most success. Which retailers were giving the most return? Which seasonal promotions attracted the most customers?   In an effort to maximize their investments, they implemented the SPINS TradeROI solution at 5 of their key retailers, which accounted for $1.5 million of their … Read more SPINS TradeROI Helps a Beverage Brand Maximize their Trade Dollars

COVID Weekly Trends Week Ending 4/5/20

We are happy to share SPINS COVID Weekly Insights, which highlights the category performance indicators we are seeing through April 5. A few key insights you’ll find inside this edition: Total store performance vs. a January Baseline Consumer behavior shifts during Stay at Home orders The fastest growing categories vs. a January Baseline Performance of … Read more COVID Weekly Trends Week Ending 4/5/20