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.


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.


Snacking Is the New “Big Cheese”

Snacking Is the New “Big Cheese”

Marketers are aggressively trying to spur and meet demand for what many consumers look for in cheese: dairy goodness, indulgence, and new flavor experiences.


Kids’ Food and Beverage is a Tricky Business

Kids’ Food and Beverage is a Tricky Business

The kids’ food and beverage market is a tricky business and requires a special approach to both innovation and marketing


Online Grocery Mambo #5

Online Grocery Mambo #5

How are long-standing online grocers such as Instacart outshining newer entrants into the space? Find out…


Natural Foods Shoppers are Calling Retailer Shots

Natural Foods Shoppers are Calling Retailer Shots

America's perennial enthusiasm for health and wellness is expressed in their food product choices, and natural & organic retailers are often the first to meet this demand.


Meal Kit Service HelloFresh Considers IPO

Meal Kit Service HelloFresh Considers IPO

HelloFresh's consideration of an IPO comes on the heels of the underwhelming response to the Blue Apron public offering.


Amazon Online Grocery Sales Surge with Whole Foods Acquisition

Amazon Online Grocery Sales Surge with Whole Foods Acquisition

Whole Foods’ branded product web sales reached $500,000, after Amazon placed about 2,000 items from Whole Foods’ 365 Everyday Value brand on its site.


Whole Foods and the Transformation of Amazon Fresh

Whole Foods and the Transformation of Amazon Fresh

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods should push product choices higher in relatively short order. And that is just the beginning.


With Whole Foods, Amazon Goes for the Grocery Gold

With Whole Foods, Amazon Goes for the Grocery Gold

Even before the acquisition, it was hard to escape the sense that time was on Amazon’s side rather than Walmart’s, especially in terms of growth.