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.


The Costco AnyWhere Visa: Off to the Races

The Costco AnyWhere Visa: Off to the Races

Industry watchers have debated the viability of the Costco Visa credit card program since Citi announced acquiring it, but the move could prove profitable sooner rather than later.