This year’s winners represent a wide range of business situations across food, beverage, personal and home care. Some transformed brands; others tacked challenges with competing in saturated categories; and some adapted heritage brands to stay relevant amid an evolving FMCG landscape.
Only 9% of U.S. consumers say they’re brand loyal, and consumers in Canada are on par with the global average of 8%. Compared with the global average, however, Americans are the opposite of adventurous: In fact, only 36% of Americans say they love trying new brands and products, a full 8...
With a massive 42% of global consumers actively on the hunt for new and different, there’s never been a more important time to look at your brand targeting strategies—things like acquisition and retention—and have clear insight into the implications of those strategies. And that’s what this...
By placing the shopper at the center of decision making, manufacturers can better collaborate with their retailer partners to address the inefficiencies of trade spend—one of the largest costs of doing business.
Using our uniquely integrated sales universe, we created our annual bracket that pits different areas of the store against one another to understand what area of the store is winning. This year, we ranked each of our 16 standard departments based on its 2018 volume sales. Departments advanced based...
With so many DMP vendors fighting to stand out, it’s no surprise that many marketers aren’t able to truly differentiate the competing solutions. And to be fair, from an eagle’s eye view, I don’t know that there is a way to.
Online grocery, which currently accounts for 3%-4% of total grocery sales in New Zealand, continues to drive growth, and we expect that growth to accelerate in 2019 as retailers meet rising consumer demand with the continued rollout of their e-commerce programmes.
Modern marketers have a number of tools to drive growth in the competitive environment which are supported by data to make confident decisions—like pricing, promotion, assortment and media. But when we talk to marketers about growth, no lever is cited more often than innovation.
In the latest year, mainstream U.S. retail outlets have sold more than $56 billion in beverages, representing year-over-year sales growth of $1.8 billion (3%) and 2% unit volume growth.
A look at how companies in a crowded segment like craft beer can tap into growth after the initial innovation buzz fades.