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IRI: Quick Trips Make Up More Than Half of All Shopping Trips

August 09, 2017

Smaller formats, click-and-collect increasing.

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Trend analysis highlights growth opportunities across retail channels

August 09, 2017

Grocery’s above-average year-over-year performance does mark a change for the CPG industry.

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Supplementing the bottom line

June 22, 2017

Americans want to be healthier, and they want healthier-for-you products in the self-care aisles to get them there.

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As VCs Once Again Shower Money On Food Delivery, Does Shipt Have The Keys For Success?

June 15, 2017

IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm that released a study Monday of e-commerce behaviors, says that only 8 percent of U.S. shoppers have used supermarkets’ delivery-buster “click & collect” model, where shoppers place orders online a pick up their groceries a retail loca...

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We Are What We Eat

May 25, 2017

Benefits positioning is a key growth driver for food and beverage manufacturers.

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Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: What snacks are hot and where consumers buy them

May 22, 2017

US consumers are snacking more than ever, according to IRI data, but an analyst for the market research firm warns that CPG companies shouldn’t take this upward trend for granted because while many shoppers reach for packaged products to satisfy their growing habit, competitio...

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Early View 2017: CPG Off to a Slow Start, but What’s Next?

May 22, 2017

In the wake of a mixed economy, the unknown of a new kind of presidency and a complex retail marketplace, U.S. consumers began 2017 with a lot of change and uncertainty. According to the latest IRI Consumer Connect™ survey, these factors contributed to 2017 getting off to a sh...

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Top Five Takeaways from the 2017 IRI Growth Summit

May 22, 2017

The Fung Global Retail & Technology team attended the 13th annual IRI Growth Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.

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IRI CEO on How “Artificial Intelligence Will Automate the Simple”

May 15, 2017

Starting at 5:25, IRI CEO Andrew Appel discusses the future of marketing and how IRI is helping companies create more personalized and relevant consumer experiences.

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US Consumers Show Signs of Caution About Spending

May 11, 2017

CPG unit sales decline as young people cite tight budgets

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Upstarts Are Calling the Shots in the CPG Space

April 05, 2017

More and more new hits are coming from smaller companies

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Future of US bakery and snacks driven by healthy indulgence, say analysts

March 31, 2017

Wholesome, convenient extravagance, gluten-free and ethnic breads are forecast to be the biggest drivers of US bakery and snacks NPD in 2017.

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IRI Joins Forces with Experian to Help Brands Identify Most Valuable Purchasers

March 31, 2017

IRI announced a strategic collaboration with Experian aimed to help marketers engage and identify customers with more relevant media to drive a better return on advertising spend and improve shopping experiences.

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Top CPG Performers Satisfy Both Nutrition & Indulgence

March 31, 2017

Ice cream, spirits, wines and salty snack sales grew.

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CPG Leaders Weathered Rough 2016 by Answering Demand for Nutrition, Indulgence

March 31, 2017

While last year was a lackluster year for U.S. food and beverage retail sales, many of the industry’s top performers in 2016 generated growth.

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IRI and Experian collaborate to expand database, personalize advertising

March 31, 2017

Market research company IRI has partnered with financial data firm Experian to add more dimension to IRI ProScores, a database of household purchase data that predicts the likelihood of consumers to purchase specific consumer packaged goods brands and categories.

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Nutrition, Indulgence Driving CPG Growth

March 31, 2017

Opposite desires dominate otherwise sluggish 2016: IRI

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IRI, Experian establish better marketing ROI through partnership

March 31, 2017

IRI on Monday partnered with Experian on a initiative designed to drive a better return on advertising spend for marketers and improve shopping experiences.

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E-commerce the ticket to Millennial candy and snack sales: Analysts

March 31, 2017

Confectionery and snack companies should up the focus on e-commerce sales in 2017, even though the online channel represents 1% of overall CPG sales volumes, say analysts at IRI and Barkley.

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Lowdown: Pritchard Advises CMOs to 'Dig In' on Media Issues

March 09, 2017

The Lowdown is Ad Age's weekly look at news nuggets from across the world of marketing, including trends, campaign tidbits, executive comings and goings and more.

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