The Use of Credit Cards by Canadian Consumers

The Use of Credit Cards by Canadian Consumers

With stores closed and businesses locked down, Canadians turned to online channels and e-commerce for their purchases – and their favorite method of payment for these digital transactions was the credit card, which helped support both transaction volume and value.


The “Pandemic Pet” Riddle: Acquisition Offset by Attrition

The “Pandemic Pet” Riddle: Acquisition Offset by Attrition

In this pandemic era, the number of pet-owning households jumped unusually among upper-income households.


Food Gifting Boomed During the Pandemic

Food Gifting Boomed During the Pandemic

The ease with which e-commerce facilitates ordering and shipping made food gifting more popular during the pandemic.


Pet Cleanup Market Booms in Age of Pandemic

Pet Cleanup Market Booms in Age of Pandemic

Because just over half of pet owners agree that having pets inside the home is a household cleanliness and hygiene concern, litter and cleanup products have become an even more important part of pet ownership.


Spotlight on Digital Pet Care as a Driver of Change in Vet Services

Spotlight on Digital Pet Care as a Driver of Change in Vet Services

Digital pet care was taking off before the pandemic, and all sectors are poised for ongoing rapid growth.


Children’s Food and Beverage Trends During the Pandemic

Children’s Food and Beverage Trends During the Pandemic

The grocery market experienced much faster than average growth in 2020 and 2021 since people were staying at home more than usual due to remote work and schooling.


Fintechs Shake Up Commercial Card Market

Fintechs Shake Up Commercial Card Market

The digital backbone of global commerce is increasingly being bent by financial technology (fintech) innovators.


Allergy Friendly Food Trends

Allergy Friendly Food Trends

Prevalence of food allergies based on medical data is growing, and self-reported rates of food allergies, sensitivities, or intolerances encompass an even larger proportion of the population.

  • by Cara Rasch
  • December 13 2021
  • diet
  • food


The Rise of Low-Carb, Keto, and Paleo Snack Trends

The Rise of Low-Carb, Keto, and Paleo Snack Trends

The keto and paleo diet both feature lower carb content and have a generally healthy perception among consumers, leading to increased demand for keto and paleo food and beverage products.


Another Human Food Trend Crossover to Pet: Meatless Treats and Chews

Another Human Food Trend Crossover to Pet: Meatless Treats and Chews

The past several years have seen an increase in interest in meat-free and vegan options in the human food market.