Why Banks and Creditors Can Bet on Affluent, High Net Worth Consumers Even During Recession

Why Banks and Creditors Can Bet on Affluent, High Net Worth Consumers Even During Recession

As prognosticators attempt to call the beginning of the next recession, one thing is fairly certain: Affluent and high-net worth families are an intriguing recession bet.


CBD Shining a Bright Light on the U.S. Pet Supplements Market

CBD Shining a Bright Light on the U.S. Pet Supplements Market

From medicinal marijuana to CBD-infused chewing gum, the human health and wellness market has experienced a surge of interest in cannabis products, a development that has spilled over with gusto into the pet supplements market.


Food Marketers Get Creative Helping Families Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Food Marketers Get Creative Helping Families Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Food industry players and marketers are aligning as allies to parents in the battle to get kids to eat fruit and veggies through the “stealth health” movement, among other efforts.


Gift Cards: Mother’s Day Among Select Billion Dollar Occasions

Gift Cards: Mother’s Day Among Select Billion Dollar Occasions

40% of U.S. adults purchased a gift card in the past year


Tax Day 2019: A Look at Walmart Tax Services

Tax Day 2019: A Look at Walmart Tax Services

Survey: 3% of respondent Walmart purchasers have used a Walmart tax service in the last 12 months at a Walmart store by: picking up their tax refund in cash, receiving assistance from a tax professional, or getting a tax refund advance at a Walmart location.


What We’re Reading: “Record Number of Buyers, Booths and Exhibitors at Global Pet Expo”

What We’re Reading: “Record Number of Buyers, Booths and Exhibitors at Global Pet Expo”

The record-breaking numbers are in. In total, 17,207 attendees--including David Sprinkle and Jeff Miller of Packaged Facts--took part in this year’s Global Pet Expo, reports Pet Age.


Pet Market Upgrades to Brighter Future

Pet Market Upgrades to Brighter Future

A number of trends will reshape the pet business for years to come.


The Expanding Role of Online and e-Grocers in the U.S. Beverage Market

The Expanding Role of Online and e-Grocers in the U.S. Beverage Market

Beverages accounted for 13% of total online grocery sales in 2018.


Sweet Success: Cookie Sales Continue Growth

Sweet Success: Cookie Sales Continue Growth

The U.S. packaged cookie market savored total retail dollar sales of $11 billion in 2018.


Online Sales are Key to Pet Food Growth

Online Sales are Key to Pet Food Growth

The pet food market is in the midst of a retail channel show-down, with online juggernauts Amazon and Chewy pulling out stops while putting pricing pressure on pet specialty and mass retailers and eroding the divide between them.