SPINS Welcomes Timothy Alvis as President of Retail Applications

CHICAGO – March 15, 2018 – SPINS®, the industry-leading source in health & wellness retail intelligence, providing retailers and brands actionable insights, activation tools, and product transparency to improve the lives of consumers, announces its new President of Retail Applications, Timothy Alvis. Alvis’s chief focus is to help retailers build and strengthen relationships with both their vendor partners and their shoppers through GroceryPress™, the only consumer engagement platform built uniquely for today’s health & wellness marketplace, and other digital applications.

Alvis brings a wealth of knowledge and experience personalizing solutions to help clients achieve their goals. Prior to joining SPINS, Alvis spent 18 years leading successful initiatives and driving groundbreaking products to market with Amazon and Microsoft.

“As the industry’s most trusted health & wellness advisor, SPINS is able to deliver unparalleled consumer insights, allowing retailers to build loyalty and personalized incentives that help consumers discover and purchase new products, increase trips, and deliver better results at checkout,” Alvis said. “Through unique offers with leading natural and specialty brands, our retail partners can leverage a powerful network and exclusive insights to foster discovery and forge lasting relationships with their shoppers.”

“Timothy Alvis understands the new digital marketplace and the types of products and solutions that are necessary for retailers to compete,” said SPINS CEO Tony Olson. “SPINS is excited to bring the wealth of knowledge Tim gained at Microsoft and Amazon to SPINS’ retail and brand partners in order to grow a consumer base aligned with our mission to increase access to health & wellness products and to help them to live more vibrant lives.”



SPINS is a passionate advocate of brands and retailers that promote healthy living. As the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics reporting, and consulting services for the Natural and Specialty Products Industries, its business offerings are helping retailers in this high-growth area to connect people with the brands they need and love.