Last week, the Sweets & Snacks Expo took over McCormick Place in Chicago for the final time before it calls Indianapolis it’s home starting next year, 2024. From May 23-25, thousands of manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, brokers, and exhibitors filled the halls to see what exciting innovations are coming to the sweets and snacks aisles. We … Read more 6 Takeaways from Sweets & Snacks 2023
Leading a successful retail business requires a combination of skills and resources but finding that balance can be difficult. No one knows better than Liz Williams, president and CFO of Foxtrot, and Cullen Gilchrist, CEO and founder of Union Kitchen. Both leaders have helped their respective businesses grow, build a reputation for innovation, and earn … Read more Retailers’ Formula for Success: Use Data to Understand Shoppers
Fragmented audiences create a unique challenge for brands and retailers Product innovation is one of the most exciting aspects of the health and wellness industry—and it can also be one of the most overwhelming. Within one year, SPINS channels tracked 71,000 new brands, with 65% of them specifically within the health and wellness space. This … Read more How the Values-Oriented Shopper Is Shaping Modern Commerce
USDA Certified Organic is foundational in the landscape of today’s sustainability standards. SPINS looked at the top 10 categories for certified organic sales as well as several other initiatives driving change today for a more sustainable tomorrow. Fill out the form below to access and download SPINS’ infographic on The State of Sustainability.