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

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

13 Trends at SuperZoo 2021 that are Shaping the Pet Industry

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As SPINS’ Marketing Data Analyst and Trade Show Insider, Scott covers the latest trends and insights within the Pet Industry.  After a year away, SuperZoo returned to Las Vegas to once again bring together the pet industry’s most innovative brands and trend-setting retailers—not to mention plenty of stylish pets. It was great to be back … Read more 13 Trends at SuperZoo 2021 that are Shaping the Pet Industry

5 Takeaways From The Sweets & Snacks Expo 2021

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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.  As we wrap up The Sweets & Snacks Expo in Indianapolis, the first in-person trade show SPINS attended in over a year and half, we can reflect on what has happened and where we are going from here.  The … Read more 5 Takeaways From The Sweets & Snacks Expo 2021

What Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 3 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season

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With cities across the country lifting their lockdown restrictions and vaccines becoming more readily available, summer BBQs are sure to make up for lost time. As you begin to plan out your summer celebrations with friends and loved ones, you’ll be happy to know that all the meals, snacks, and drinks you’ll be consuming don’t … Read more What Natural Shoppers Are Buying for the BBQ: 3 Data-Backed Shopper Trends for Grilling Season

In Time for Summer, Sports Drinks Clean Up

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By Jill Failla   May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, when the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition encourages everyone to get outside and “Move in May.” And when it comes to exercising in the hot summer sun, in May and beyond, hydration is key. Knowing that many consumers turn to sports … Read more In Time for Summer, Sports Drinks Clean Up

Who’s Really Buying Natural and Organic Products: Unlocking the Market with Consumer Segmentation from SPINS and IRI

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by Jill Failla Which shoppers make up the core natural and organic segments? SPINS’ and IRI’s NaturaLink™ consumer segmentations show it’s the True Believers and the Enlightened Environmentalists, who represent about 20% of the total population but contribute 38% of total natural and organic dollar sales. Focusing on these two groups is a high (and … Read more Who’s Really Buying Natural and Organic Products: Unlocking the Market with Consumer Segmentation from SPINS and IRI

TrendWatch: Snacking in Summer of ’17

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Dive deep into the snacking segment with SPINS to see what’s hot in the summer of ’17. Here we use our panoramic view of retail plus our proprietary product attribution to discover exactly where snacks are growing and what the trends are. We also feature hot finds from this year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo. Read … Read more TrendWatch: Snacking in Summer of ’17

Hot Trends in Frozen Desserts This Summer and Beyond

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by Jill Failla Can frozen desserts provide indulgent treats to please discerning health & wellness shoppers? Certainly! Natural frozen desserts that satisfy special diet needs – and even those claiming functional health benefits – are stealing share of the freezer shelf this summer. In the FZ ICE CREAM subcategory, items in SPINS’ Natural Positioning Group … Read more Hot Trends in Frozen Desserts This Summer and Beyond

Natural Pet Products

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With proprietary product attribution and data from two proprietary retail channels (Natural and Specialty Gourmet), SPINS data dives deeper into the natural trends that influence the marketplace. So what’s happening in the pet space, and how do natural products factor in? Here we examine the pet segment from a vantage point that only SPINS can … Read more Natural Pet Products