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BCG and IRI Research Study Reports Promising CPG Growth in 2018

March 12, 2019

After years of challenging industry dynamics, research released today by IRI® and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found slightly accelerated growth for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies in 2018.

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IRI Finds Current Flu Season Starting Earlier, Lasting Longer and Affecting Fewer

March 11, 2019

New IRI Research Reveals Millennials Harder Hit. Flu Season Starting Earlier in Recent Years and Health Care Product Sales Declining, Sometimes Dramatically

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NYU Stern for Sustainable Business and IRI Launch New Sustainable Share Index™

March 11, 2019

New, seminal research shows that sustainability is driving market growth in CPGs

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IRI to Discuss Strategic Shifts Happening In-Market and at Walmart at Bentonville E^HACKATHON

March 08, 2019

On March 26, IRI’s Sam Gagliardi will discuss shifts in industry trends taking place both in-market and at Walmart. IRI is partnering with Edge by AscentialTM for this one-day event with industry leaders, hacking the future of e-commerce. At the hackathon, attendees will learn...

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IRI’s Kristin Hornberger and Nishat Mehta Present at CHPA Annual Executive Conference

March 07, 2019

On March 18, IRI’s Kristin Hornberger will showcase the Consumer Healthcare Industry and its competitive landscape and prospective growth opportunities for manufacturers in 2019 during her session titled, “The Evolving Competitive Landscape.”

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IRI Outlines Key Trends Shaping Confectionery Marketplace at NCA Conference

March 04, 2019

During a session titled, “State of the Industry,” IRI’s Larry Levin and Sally Lyons Wyatt will outline key trends shaping the confectionery marketplace.

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IRI’s Sally Lyons Wyatt to Speak at AFFI-CON and The NGA Show

February 22, 2019

During a session titled “The Power of Frozen,” at AFFI-CON, IRI’s Sally Lyons Wyatt will discuss the why, where and who behind frozen food aisle growth with president and CEO of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) Alison Bodor, and 210 Analytics, LLC principal Anne-Marie...

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IRI Appoints Baljit Dail as President of IRI Global

February 13, 2019

IRI®, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, today announced the appointment of Baljit “Bal” Dail as president of IRI Global, effective April 1, 2019.

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IRI Finds Consumer Confidence Making Big Impact on E-Commerce Growth

February 05, 2019

IRI Consumer Connect Survey Reveals Consumer Confidence Remains Favorable, with Millennials and Generation X Struggling the Most; 64 Percent of Omnichannel Growth Due to E-Commerce

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IRI and MFour Partner to Launch IRI OnSights

January 30, 2019

Unique Location Solution Provides More Accurate and Comprehensive Understanding of Consumption Behavior in Bars and Restaurants Nationwide

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IRI to Discuss Trends in Personalization and Fresh Food Departments at FMI Midwinter Executive Conference

January 23, 2019

During Food Marketing Institute’s Midwinter Executive Conference, IRI’s Nishat Mehta will speak on personalized offline marketing strategies, and Sally Lyons Wyatt and Jonna Parker will speak on consumers’ fresh food eating and shopping habits.

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IRI Unveils Campaign Conversion Feed to Power In-flight Programmatic Campaign Optimization

January 09, 2019

Solution Delivers IRI’s Real-Time, Purchase-Based Audience Analytics to Partnering Demand Side Platforms for Enhanced Sales Growth and ROAS Campaign Conversion Feed Shown to Increase Sales Lift 4x the Average Lift of Previous Digital Campaigns

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New IRI Capability Offers Retailers Solution to Recapture Millions of Dollars in Lost Sales by Optimizing On-Shelf Availability

January 08, 2019

AI-Driven Optimization Solution Helps Retailers Capture Incremental Sales, Improve In-Store Execution and Enhance Customer Experience

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‘AI for Marketing and Product Innovation’ Offers Unique, Practical Guide for Generating New Growth and Customer Loyalty

December 06, 2018

IRI’s Andrew Appel, MachineVantage’s A.K. Pradeep and Unilever’s Stan Sthanunathan Co-Author New Book That Arms Business Leaders With Road Map to Unlock Increased Revenues and Market Share

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New IRI Report Identifies Key to M&A Success Is Benefits-Based Consumer and Shopper Approach

December 05, 2018

Product innovation in the consumer packaged goods industry has become increasingly more challenging due to the ever-changing needs and wants of consumers, the impact of e-commerce on product assortment and pricing, and the success of smaller companies, which has leveled the pl...

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New Mountain Capital and Vestar Capital Partners Close Investment in IRI

December 04, 2018

New Mountain Capital (“New Mountain”) and Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar”) announced today that they have closed the transaction through which Vestar will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc. (“IRI”).

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IRI and Claritas Launch Multicultural Audience Solution for Brands to Connect with Hispanic and Asian Communities

November 27, 2018

IRI and Geoscape Acculturation Audiences blend IRI’s purchase behavior data and Geoscape’s multicultural segmentation

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Vestar Capital Partners to Lead New Investment in IRI

November 15, 2018

Transaction Supports Next Phase of IRI’s Growth, Fueling Further Innovation and Capabilities Expansion

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IRI’s KK Davey and Nagi Jonnalagadda to Address Forecasting Challenges in CPG and Retail at ARF FORECASTxSCIENCE

November 12, 2018

IRI’s KK Davey and Nagi Jonnalagadda will present “Can AI/ML Address Forecasting Challenges in the Dynamic World of CPG and Retail?” at the ARF FORECASTxSCIENCE conference.

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IRI Finds Consumers Still Turning to Private Labels Despite Growing Economy

November 08, 2018

Millennials Struggling and Purchasing Private Labels to Save Money; Private Label Dollar Sales Up in 2018

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