Easter Food Gifting Could See Uptick Due to Coronavirus and Social Distancing

Easter Food Gifting Could See Uptick Due to Coronavirus and Social Distancing

Food gifts can be a preferable option for gift giving during the coronavirus pandemic because they are practical, easy to ship, comforting, and a good way to send treats to someone who cannot be visited because of social distancing.


Branding Cannabis and CBD at Retail

Branding Cannabis and CBD at Retail

There are important innovations and developments that bode well for a CBD market still in the throes of nascent-stage growth.


Restaurant Gift Card Use Trends Up

Restaurant Gift Card Use Trends Up

Growth in use of restaurant gift cards, much like growth in the use of restaurant coupons, is outperforming overall market trends, reports Packaged Facts in the recent market research study "Eating Trends: Restaurant Use."


What’s Next for Amazon: Expanding AmazonFresh Beyond Online Grocery and into Brick-and-Mortar Stores

What’s Next for Amazon: Expanding AmazonFresh Beyond Online Grocery and into Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Integrating AmazonFresh as a free benefit for Prime members is a masterstroke that increases the odds that the AmazonFresh brand will soon be displayed across physical storefronts, where Packaged Facts envisions that click-and-collect and home delivery will be offered for free to Prime members.


4 Ways Grocers Can Improve Outreach to Affluent Food Shoppers

4 Ways Grocers Can Improve Outreach to Affluent Food Shoppers

Packaged Fact identifies four key ways that U.S. grocers can better attract and meet the needs of this important and influential consumer segment.


Mobile Payment Trends Create Growth in Global Food E-Commerce

Mobile Payment Trends Create Growth in Global Food E-Commerce

China, India, and South Korea are among nations where mobile payments using smartphones to access the internet are more common than using laptops or tablets—hinting at momentum for food e-commerce growth in Asia.


Affluent Food Shoppers: Money Isn’t Everything

Affluent Food Shoppers: Money Isn’t Everything

The sheer volume of spending on food at home by affluent households—which is in excess of $100 billion—makes them an essential consumer segment for food manufacturers, marketers, distributors, and grocers...But, as Packaged Facts reports, it’s not money alone that sets affluent food shoppers apart.


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.


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.


Food Trend to Watch: Retailers Create Online Marketplaces, Collaborate with Local Producers

Food Trend to Watch: Retailers Create Online Marketplaces, Collaborate with Local Producers

The best way for major retailers such as Amazon and Walmart to engage with local producers and independent grocers is to allow them to use their online grocery marketplaces for a fee in the same way they have opened up their regular online marketplaces to other sellers.