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.


Packaged Facts in the News - "Pets Are Going Digital: Brands Pioneering In The $565M Market For Smart Pet Products"

Packaged Facts in the News - "Pets Are Going Digital: Brands Pioneering In The $565M Market For Smart Pet Products"

Forbes: "While smart-pet products is small with sales of $565 million in 2018; it is rapidly growing, up 11% from 2017."


Wealth Share Analysis: African American Consumers

Wealth Share Analysis: African American Consumers

When it comes to various multicultural consumers, financial parity is still a long way off.


Government Shutdown Sheds Light on Gig Economy

Government Shutdown Sheds Light on Gig Economy

The Gig Economy is getting a spike from federal employees who are financially ambushed by the government shutdown.