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THE LATEST: SPINS Resource Hub

2020 has been an eventful year, and it’s about to get even more exciting. Later this summer we’re expanding our channels to include pet and regional grocers, and we’re investing more in our product intelligence. See how we’re working to help you succeed and stay innovative in today’s competitive market. ...Read more

Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/24

June 15, 2020

Inside this week’s edition: Pricing Inflation Edible departments are witnessing a high increase in price throughout May as less promotions … Read more Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/24

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Building a Successful Retail Pitch: 5 Essential Data Points to Include When Pitching to Retailers

June 11, 2020

As if you’re not already busy enough just handling all the surprises 2020 has thrown at you, it’s once again … Read more Building a Successful Retail Pitch: 5 Essential Data Points to Include When Pitching to Retailers

Why You Should Join the SPINS Retail Community

June 11, 2020

Understanding your customers is an essential part of your success, but it’s not always easy. Shoppers have diverse tastes and … Read more Why You Should Join the SPINS Retail Community

THE IMPACT: COVID-19 Coverage

Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 6/14

June 29, 2020

Inside this week’s edition: The focus on immunity remains high while health-minded shoppers expand their purchases beyond this traditional view … Read more Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 6/14

Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/24

June 15, 2020

Inside this week’s edition: Pricing Inflation Edible departments are witnessing a high increase in price throughout May as less promotions … Read more Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/24

Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/17

June 1, 2020

Inside this week’s edition: SHOPPERS UNDER PRESSURE Consumers are experiencing perceived and real pricing pressures in today’s environment. Other key … Read more Infographic: Emerging Trends -Week Ending 5/17

CUSTOMER SUCCESS: Case Studies

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SPINS Solutions Propel Household Cleaner Brand into Exponential Growth

August 4, 2020

Store-level Data Inspired a Cleaner Company to Update Its Offerings—and Revenue Grew by 735% A cleaning company focused on creating … Read more SPINS Solutions Propel Household Cleaner Brand into Exponential Growth

How Store Level Data Helped a Smoothie Company Understand Distribution Voids and Innovation Opportunities

July 29, 2020

Two mountain bikers looking for a refreshing—yet healthy—energy boost created a smoothie pack company. Today, they have seen a 190% … Read more How Store Level Data Helped a Smoothie Company Understand Distribution Voids and Innovation Opportunities

Snacking Company Uses SPINS Store Level Data to Energize Sales

July 23, 2020

A 3 year-old, snacking company offering a meat snack (an alternative to jerky) had been selling into 2 retailers but they … Read more Snacking Company Uses SPINS Store Level Data to Energize Sales

Community Perspectives: Interviews

The Challenges and Opportunities for Pet Specialty Retailers and Brands

July 13, 2020

IPP Pushes Boundaries to Remain an Incubator for Advancement When Jon Martinek was approached by Independent Pet Partners, he was looking for … Read more The Challenges and Opportunities for Pet Specialty Retailers and Brands

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How Data Helps Sendik’s Food Market Prioritize Shelf Space

June 25, 2020

For 3 generations, Sendik’s Food Market’s has made the customer experience its focal point. Ted Balistreri, owner of Sendik’s, describes … Read more How Data Helps Sendik’s Food Market Prioritize Shelf Space

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How Dr. Praeger’s Takes Data-Driven Risk to Innovate and Grow

June 18, 2020

Dr. Praeger’s began in 1994 when two heart surgeons and best friends, including the namesake Dr. Praeger, wanted to create … Read more How Dr. Praeger’s Takes Data-Driven Risk to Innovate and Grow

LEARNING CENTER: Webinars

Insights on Today’s Natural Customer Buying Trends

Webinar: Insights on Today’s Natural Customer Buying Trends

April 21, 2020

In the past month or so of COVID-affected consuming, buying patterns are changing rapidly. Join SPINS and KeHE as we … Read more Webinar: Insights on Today’s Natural Customer Buying Trends

Expo West Webinar

Webinar: Tips & Trends for Expo West

February 25, 2020

With over 3,600 exhibitors, 86,000 industry professionals and 580,000 square feet of exhibits, you’ll need a strategy to make the … Read more Webinar: Tips & Trends for Expo West

Webinar: Top 2020 Pet Trends

February 17, 2020

Looking for the Pet Trends to watch in 2020? SPINS’ data experts analyzed the data collected in 2019 to bring … Read more Webinar: Top 2020 Pet Trends

TRENDING: Trends & Research

Who Is The Plant-Based Shopper?

July 23, 2020

By now you know that plant-based products are booming. Plant-based sales outpaced overall food sales throughout the beginning stage of lockdown shopping. Retailers … Read more Who Is The Plant-Based Shopper?

From Vitamin D to Collagen: Supplements and Functional Ingredients Are in High Demand

July 8, 2020

Supplements sales were on the rise even before COVID shook up consumer habits earlier this year. Dating back to 2018, … Read more From Vitamin D to Collagen: Supplements and Functional Ingredients Are in High Demand

What Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 4 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season

June 30, 2020

The 4th of July is here, which means we have hit peak grilling season. This year the BBQs might not … Read more What Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 4 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season

BLOG: SPINSights

5 Local Brands to Put in Your Basket This Week

August 3, 2020

Chicago is a bustling hub for the natural products industry, so look no further than your own backyard (or the … Read more 5 Local Brands to Put in Your Basket This Week

3 Reasons Why Plant-Based Is Growing So Quickly

July 29, 2020

Innovation, Nutrition, New Customers: The Factors Driving Plant-Based Growth 2020 has been a big year for plant-based products. They have been outpacing all … Read more 3 Reasons Why Plant-Based Is Growing So Quickly

Store Level Data growth tactics

What is Store Level Data? 4 Ways Brands Use it to Adjust Their Growth Tactics

July 29, 2020

4 Ways You Can Get Tactical With Store Level Data For brands, getting access to the right data can be … Read more What is Store Level Data? 4 Ways Brands Use it to Adjust Their Growth Tactics

RETAIL: Resources

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

July 29, 2020

What the First Half of 2020 Has Taught Us To put it mildly, 2020 has been filled with surprises and … Read more The New Normal for Retailers: 4 Trends Retailers Can Learn From in 2020

How to Build a Successful Plant-Based Strategy for Retailers

July 15, 2020

Plant-based food choices have been on the rise for years and the momentum accelerated in the earlier part of 2020 thanks to pandemic shopping. The variety … Read more How to Build a Successful Plant-Based Strategy for Retailers

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5 Benefits of SPINS Data for Retailers: Why Joining the SPINS Retail Community Leads to Innovation

July 9, 2020

Successful retailers know that strong relationships with their customers are vital to success in today’s competitive market and for future … Read more 5 Benefits of SPINS Data for Retailers: Why Joining the SPINS Retail Community Leads to Innovation

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