Insights

Trends in Pet Care Mirror Those of Pet Owners

Despite flat food sales, consumers are eager to keep their pets happy, healthy and pampered. Given consumers’ willingness to put their pets first, what’s the next lever that brands and retailers can pull to tap into a market with plenty of runway out in front of it?

Quarter By Numbers: Q4 2017

Navigating the FMCG landscape has become difficult. It’s not just the consumer path-to-purchase that’s grown in complexity. The playing field for manufacturers and retailers has evolved as well.

Total Consumer Report: March 2018

Navigating the FMCG landscape has become difficult. It’s not just the consumer path-to-purchase that’s grown in complexity. The playing field for manufacturers and retailers has evolved as well.

Meal Kit Mania: Innovation for Foodies

While the food retail landscape isn’t one that sees an over-abundance of frequent, market-shifting innovation, meal kits are proving to be just that. In just a few short years in fact, they have carved out a unique—and profitable—niche in the U.S. grocery landscape.

Curb Appeal: Are You Ready for Click & Collect?

In order to support the growth of e-commerce and address the unique challenges of online food shopping, companies are pioneering new ways of getting orders into their customers' hands. And from local delivery to ingredient subscriptions, shoppers are experimenting with them all.

What's Next Starts Now

In the face of rapidly evolving business and economic landscapes around the world, the importance of organizational intelligence and foresight thinking as a tool to unearth early indicators of change and unlock growth has never been greater.

Merging Tables and Aisles

For more than 100 years, the share of money Americans spent at the store for the food and beverages they would later eat at home remained fairly constant. But change is inevitable, and our habits have finally started to shift.