2 Key Types of Market Research for Addressing Business Problems

2 Key Types of Market Research for Addressing Business Problems

Problem-identification research and problem-solving research are two basic market research categories that can help businesses recognize and solve important concerns.


E-commerce Accounts for 12% of U.S. Pet Medications Market Sales

E-commerce Accounts for 12% of U.S. Pet Medications Market Sales

E-commerce is a steadily growing channel for pet medications, representing about 12% of the $9 billion American pet medications industry.


6 Essential Questions for Evaluating Secondary Data Sources

6 Essential Questions for Evaluating Secondary Data Sources

The burning question: What is the best process for the evaluation of secondary data and sources?


African-Americans Help Drive Growth in Financial Services, but Missed Opportunities Persist

African-Americans Help Drive Growth in Financial Services, but Missed Opportunities Persist

Between 2006 and 2016 African-Americans were responsible for a significant portion of the growth in several key categories of financial services.


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


Yogurt’s Free-From Culture

Yogurt’s Free-From Culture

In the U.S. yogurt market, the free-from trend has brought to store shelves dairy-free, plant-based yogurt featuring ingredients such as soy, coconut, almonds, and cashews, as well as pea-based yogurt. Look for innovation to expand in 2018 and beyond.


ACH: Beat It or Join It?

ACH: Beat It or Join It?

In the U.S., electronic B2B payment value remains dominated by ACH: Packaged Facts in the report "Commercial Payment Cards: U.S. and Global Market Trends, 10th Edition" estimates that commercial cards comprised 3.7% of electronic B2B payment value in 2016.


Pet Food Sales Get Physical: Brick-and-Mortar Stores Preferred by Dog and Cat Owners

Pet Food Sales Get Physical: Brick-and-Mortar Stores Preferred by Dog and Cat Owners

Despite e-commerce uptick, 88% of dog owners, 93% of cat owners purchase pet food in a store


Prepared Foods, Packaged Facts, and Predictions for 2018

Prepared Foods, Packaged Facts, and Predictions for 2018

Forecasting the next big food & beverage trends is never easy, but “Prepared Foods” magazine recently released predictions for 2018, including insights from Packaged Facts.


What We’re Reading: "Walmart jumps into meal-kit fray as Kroger expands its offerings"

What We’re Reading: "Walmart jumps into meal-kit fray as Kroger expands its offerings"

Walmart.com recently began selling nearly 30 meal-kits while Kroger expanded its meal-kit program to 200 stores.