News
2/22/2016
Information Resources Inc. got its start as a big data company—decades before the term existed.


2/8/2016
Progressive Grocer's second annual PG FMI Midwinter interview series, filmed during the Food Marketing Institute's 2016 FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Miami Beach, Fla.

1/26/2016
Fresh foods are surging at retail, but the biggest opportunities lie in understanding key trends and avoiding a one-size-fits-all mentality.


1/8/2016
Beauty manufacturers are rethinking newness to improve profit and customer loyalty



12/11/2015
Among other things, 2015 can be noted as being a year when location intelligence providers were in demand as partners for app developers, programmatic platform engines, agencies, and Big Data companies.

12/11/2015
IRI's shopper sentiment index is signaliing a lukewarm Holiday shopping season

12/4/2015
Know which consumer your brand will target, where the brand will be sold and whether price-discount promotions make sense, says IRI.

11/16/2015
Snacking is a significant macro trend driving trends in the US market and demand for healthier products is on the rise.

11/16/2015
CPG marketers rely heavily on promotions to drive growth, and in 2015, the reliance on merchandising activities escalated across nearly half of CPG categories.

11/16/2015
With volumes flat or declining in many CPG categories, and dollar growth coming primarily from price increases, manufacturers are increasingly relying on promotions to drive engagement, but find they are becoming less and less effective, according to a new report from IRI.


10/19/2015
The year was 2009, and CSP was publishing its fi rst story on the growth of snacking amid the trend toward around-the-clock consumption.


10/8/2015
If having a lot of hurdles makes for an exciting industry, then consumer packaged goods is indeed fortunate.


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