Packaged Facts’ holiday guide to the food gifting demographic

Packaged Facts’ holiday guide to the food gifting demographic

This blog is based on Food Gifting in the U.S., 4th Edition. For more insights from the report click here.

Behold the food gift, that wonderfully trendy present that combines two things people love: yummy morsels that tantalize the taste buds and the thrill of being the recipient of someone else’s thoughtfulness. On the strength of gift-giving centric occasions such as birthdays, Valentine’s Day and winter holidays (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa), U.S. food gifting sales reached an estimated $2...


Ancient grains - Not all about quinoa

Ancient grains - Not all about quinoa

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Two ingredients no trendy restaurant would dare leave off the menu these days are kale and quinoa. Although some recent media reports suggest that quinoa fatigue has started to set in and another ancient grain is about to steal the show, quinoa fans need not despair. The sustained appeal of quinoa, and ancient grai...


What’s next for co-branded and affinity credit cards?

What’s next for co-branded and affinity credit cards?

For more insights from Co-branded and Affinity Credit Cards in the U.S. visit the report product page here.

With credit cards offering ever richer rewards tier architectures (is 3-2-1 already passé?), many wonder whether the card industry is trading rewards for lower profit margins. So far, we think this concern is overblown: rewards costs are indeed rising; but as they move toward lower-cost digital channels, card member acquisition and communication expenses are falling.

But acquisition m...