From Functional to Low and Non-Alcoholic Beverages: How Natural Alcohol is Driving Innovation to the Category

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Get to Know SPINS’ Alcohol Attributes and Categories Today’s alcohol aisles and coolers are filled with more variety than ever, offering natural alcohol options as well as non-alcoholic alternatives to appeal to the health-conscious shopper. Long gone are the days of simply asking someone if they would like a beer or glass of wine. Which … Read more From Functional to Low and Non-Alcoholic Beverages: How Natural Alcohol is Driving Innovation to the Category

Keep Up with Body Care’s Evolution into Clean Label with Better Data

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SPINS Refreshes Body Care Categories and Attributes The health and wellness industry has seen a monumental shift in consumers’ focus for better-for-you products. And while the spotlight typically falls on food and beverage, the clean label skincare audience has begun to follow suit. Today, shoppers are applying the same attention to body care ingredients that … Read more Keep Up with Body Care’s Evolution into Clean Label with Better Data

Cognitive Health Ingredient Trends and How Nootropics Are Helping Mental Performance

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Consumers Increasingly Look to Boost            Mental Health and Focus The core of the health and wellness market has always been about improvement. Better-for-you foods. Better-for-the-planet packaging. Better-for-your-skin body care. As this mentality gained widespread appeal, natural shoppers began to seek products that addressed specific concerns. That’s never been truer than … Read more Cognitive Health Ingredient Trends and How Nootropics Are Helping Mental Performance

3 Ways to Implement an Effective Omni-Channel Retail Strategy

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An Omni-Channel Approach to a Seamless Customer Experience An omni-channel retail strategy was once the innovative option to stay ahead of the competition. Today it’s table stakes if you just want to keep up with the competition. Now, after a year of lockdown and new habits, customers expect a shopping experience that reflects the digital … Read more 3 Ways to Implement an Effective Omni-Channel Retail Strategy

Learnings From the Lockdown: 4 Post-COVID Consumer Habits to Watch

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Why COVID-19 Will Change Consumer Habits for Good Right now, as more cities and states are easing restrictions, vaccination rates increase, and people find a hybrid of pre-and-post COVID life, the question on retailers’ minds is how COVID is changing consumer behavior for health and wellness products, and beyond?   Chances are that consumer behavior … Read more Learnings From the Lockdown: 4 Post-COVID Consumer Habits to Watch

The State of Plant-Based Products and 3 Tips to Stay Ahead of the Evolving Market

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Plant-Based Market Growth Continues to Impress Plant-based products might seem like a ubiquitous topic in the health and wellness industry, and it is—for a good reason. Today, plant-based products sit at the intersection of several consumer priorities, which create a business opportunity that retailers and CPG brands are paying attention to. With so much talk about how hot plant-based products are right now, you might … Read more The State of Plant-Based Products and 3 Tips to Stay Ahead of the Evolving Market

Natural Body Care Trends for 2021: Why Shoppers are Seeking Functional Ingredients and Natural Self Care Items (New Data)

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Savvy shoppers and functional wellness in body care While food and beverage trends usually take center stage when retailers and brands are trying to understand the natural and wellness industry, something interesting is happening in the body care aisle. Shoppers are expanding their commitment to healthier lifestyles when they’re shopping for soaps, shampoos, skincare, and … Read more Natural Body Care Trends for 2021: Why Shoppers are Seeking Functional Ingredients and Natural Self Care Items (New Data)

From Functional Snacking to Climatarian Lifestyles: Here’s What We Know About Dietary Trends in 2021

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New Year, New Lifestyle Mindset The perennial mindset of “New year, new you, new diet” isn’t quite the same in 2021: The pandemic is still on the rise, many people are still working from home, avoiding crowded places, and trying to keep up with their kids’ virtual schooling. People might be aiming to start fresh in … Read more From Functional Snacking to Climatarian Lifestyles: Here’s What We Know About Dietary Trends in 2021

2021 Functional Ingredients Trends: Food As Medicine Becomes a Priority for Shoppers

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Functional Ingredients Become a Type of Medicine The idea that a mindful diet can improve overall health is not exactly new—especially to anyone in the natural and wellness space. Last year, COVID led more shoppers to take this approach and consider the long-term health benefits of what they eat and drink. With a strong immune … Read more 2021 Functional Ingredients Trends: Food As Medicine Becomes a Priority for Shoppers

How to Use SPINS Data: 6 Ways Emerging Brands Use SPINS to Grow Faster

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Why Emerging Brands Use SPINS Data  Although all brands want to grow and expand their footprint, emerging brands are in a unique position. Your products are in the market, which means you’ve conquered the daunting pre-launch phase of their business, but you don’t have a wealth of historical data to work with. SPINS has helped … Read more How to Use SPINS Data: 6 Ways Emerging Brands Use SPINS to Grow Faster