Despite increased investment in trade promotion by CPG manufacturers in recent years, IRI data demonstrates that companies are generally earning less for it.
The lack of online grocery adoption creates a huge opportunity for CPG manufacturers and retailers to leverage the latest e-commerce insights to identify and act on significant growth pockets.
Dairy has been seeing some particular challenges in recent years, including with the rise of dairy alternatives and plant-based proteins, as well as other challenges.
As retailers and manufacturers struggle to understand the purchase dynamics of each category, consumers are roaming the aisles to find products that satisfy their individual needs.
Low fat, no fat, less fat, whole fat. It sounds like the beginning of a Dr. Seuss rhyme but it’s actually the evolution of Americans’ discussions around diet, nutrition and, yes, fat.
IRI was the Presenting Sponsor for the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Benton County’s annual Cherishing Children dinner and award presentation attended by more than 900 people.
Although digital is currently influencing the vast majority of all retail sales and offers numerous opportunities for brand awareness and growth, OTC medicine manufacturers are in a unique situation.
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It’s no secret that competition for shoppers is fierce in the rough and tumble world of retail.
Advertisers have started talking with their dollars, as some of the world’s largest CPG brands have reduced or reallocated ad spending.
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The importance of eating local food and supporting local businesses is growing, especially among younger consumers.
When was the last time you picked up takeout from a favorite restaurant and ate it at home? How often have you picked up a side dish or salad from a grocery store for the sake of convenience?
While digital and e-commerce have forever altered the consumer path to purchase – and it continues to evolve – CPG brands and retailers have new opportunities to uncover growth.
Holistic health is the new consumer-based definition of health and wellness, and it requires companies to take a 360-degree view of all consumer activities that revolve around health.
Media targeting strategies often fall short, whether it’s with lower sales, irritated consumers and/or wasted advertising dollars. Find out the main pitfalls to avoid when targeting your campaigns.
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