Today’s Supply Chain Disruption: Alternative Products are The Answer

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Why Retailers Need to Start Stocking New Items Now Perhaps no image better captures the earliest weeks of the pandemic than empty shelves and frustrated shoppers. The uncertain future sent customers stockpiling products until the supply chain was under a pressure test that no one expected. Replicate that throughout the world and you end up … Read more Today’s Supply Chain Disruption: Alternative Products are The Answer

SPINS Product Attributes Glossary: Understand Your Shoppers’ Needs

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What Are Product Attributes? Attributes are a unique combination of claims, certifications, nutrition facts, ingredients, allergens, brand positioning, and consumer ways of eating to deliver a complete view of the factors driving consumer decisions. SPINS Product Intelligence offers a variety of attribute types for products across the health and wellness market. Get to know more … Read more SPINS Product Attributes Glossary: Understand Your Shoppers’ Needs

Product Intelligence Data Capture: How to Go Beyond the Label to Boost Brand Visibility

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Make Your Products Stand Out with Retailers Using SPINS Product Hub The top highlight at Expo East was getting an up-close view of the latest innovative products that brands showcased and are poised to please natural shoppers. New items and updates to existing products gave us brand visibility into how manufacturers are adapting to emerging … Read more Product Intelligence Data Capture: How to Go Beyond the Label to Boost Brand Visibility

5 Innovation Trends Retailers Will Be Chasing Tomorrow: What Grocery Buyers Learned at the NGA Executive Conference

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Grocery Innovation Trends are Driving Today’s Natural Shopper The greatest business challenge of the last 18 months hasn’t been simply that there was a disruption to our daily lives, but rather that there was continuous disruption. Everyone was having to make decisions about their business with the hope that there would be some consistency to … Read more 5 Innovation Trends Retailers Will Be Chasing Tomorrow: What Grocery Buyers Learned at the NGA Executive Conference

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

5 Innovation Challenges for Pet Store Owners and How to Leverage Pet Retail Data

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Challenges for New and Established Pet Store Owners Coming out of the Pandemic are Real It’s not news that the last year has been (and continues to be) a challenging time for pretty much everyone. Pet store owners had a unique set of obstacles: Creating a safe store experience for customers and their employees, competing with big-box … Read more 5 Innovation Challenges for Pet Store Owners and How to Leverage Pet Retail Data

How Earth Fare Market Relies on Data for Insights, Innovation, and Convenience

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Earth Fare made its name as a pioneer in the natural grocery space, focusing on organic and natural products that don’t contain artificial ingredients. Throughout its history, Earth Fare has grown from a single store to a regional chain, and like all retailers it’s had to navigate a competitive market along the way. Today they’ve established themselves … Read more How Earth Fare Market Relies on Data for Insights, Innovation, and Convenience

Webinar: 2019 Trend Predictions

What’s ahead in 2019? Across food, beverage, supplements, and more, SPINS’ Director of Natural Insights Brent Coons and Sr. Manager of Natural Insights and Innovation Research Jessica Hochman forecast 10 market trends to watch in the year ahead and give a preview into what we’re watching for at Expo West this year.  Please fill out … Read more Webinar: 2019 Trend Predictions