TOPICS & ANALYSIS

The Evolution of Eating

The Evolution of Eating

Report looks at how dining habits diverge by generation, temperament and other circumstances.…

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Security in an Insecure Retail World

Security in an Insecure Retail World

Cyber breaches are down, but retailers are responding by cutting their security budgets.  …

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The “Dark Side” of Trade Spending

The “Dark Side” of Trade Spending

A conflict has existed for too long between CPGs and retailers over huge, yet notoriously low performing, trade funds (also…

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New Features


‘Be Well’ No Longer Mandatory at Walgreens

‘Be Well’ No Longer Mandatory at Walgreens Walgreens is no longer requiring cashiers to say “Be well” to every customer in the checkout line, according to an…
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Republicans Seek Override of GMO Laws

Republicans Seek Override of GMO Laws Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to override state laws that mandate identification of GMOs on food…
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Trends
image Indulgent Outpaces Healthy in Snack Growth

Consumers spent more on indulgent snacks than on healthy ones last year, according to data from IRI.


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Industry News
image Price Chopper Moves into Des Moines

Price Chopper is moving into Des Moines, Iowa, with the conversion of five empty Dahl’s stores.


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International Business
image Danone Canada Reduces Yogurt Packaging

Danone Canada has made alterations to its cups of Greek yogurt that will reduce overall packaging by 25 percent.


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International Business
image Aldi’s New Space to Outstrip Rivals

On a square-footage basis, Aldi plans to open more new grocery space in Great Britain than mainstream rivals Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons combined. 


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Industry News
image Keurig: Pods Will Recycle by 2020

Keurig Green Mountain has pledged to come up with a fully recyclable version of its coffee pod by 2020.


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Trends
image Easter Shopping Projected at $16.4 Billion

 Easter shoppers will spend about $16.4 billion this year, much of it on consumable goods like candy, other food and flowers. 


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Industry News
image H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods to Merge

H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group today signed a definitive merger agreement to form The Kraft Heinz Co. The merger will create the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth largest food and beverage company in the world.


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