U.S. consumer product goods sales growth accelerated to 3.1% last year — the strongest growth since 2012, and a significant gain over 2014’s 2.3% rate, according to the fourth annual CPG industry report from The Boston Consulting Group and IRI.

Nexium 24HR topped IRI's 2015 New Product Pacesetters for non-food products, taking in $270.6 million in first-year sales. T

Launch of the latest product in its e-commerce suite, IRI’s proprietary e-commerce measurement and tracking service, E-Market Insights™.

How customization—in marketing, advertising and consumer reach—will drive future retail

Research firm IRI, which polled an unspecified number of shoppers for its Q1 2016 Consumer Connect report, suggested this increased confidence could encourage them to "splurge" on certain FMCG goods.

These days, a typical person sees an average of 5,000 advertisements per day, up from 500 viewed 30 years ago.

The recent report "Taking Stock of CPG Past and Future: Gear Up Now for a Year of Growth" from IRI Worldwide illustrates what those fastest-growing categories are and what growth trends are pushing companies forward in 2016.

Information Resources Inc. got its start as a big data company—decades before the term existed.

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.

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

Beauty manufacturers are rethinking newness to improve profit and customer loyalty

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.

IRI's shopper sentiment index is signaliing a lukewarm Holiday shopping season

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