Consumer Goods

Grocers are Refusing to Give Up in the Fight Against Food Waste

By: Nicole Silberstein Despite some recent high-profile failures, food retailers still clearly believe that successfully reducing food waste has financial and competitive upsides that make it worth the fight. In this ongoing series, Schieber Research is focusing in on...

Got CBD? The Rising Star in Functional Food, Beauty, Supplements

Our recent post on Consumer Health and Wellness Trends mentioned the rising interest in CBD by consumers. Beyond the inherent on-trend characteristics of CBD - it is Plant-based, keto-friendly, anti-inflammatory, naturally full of omega-3 and anxiety / stress-reducing...

2019 Food and Beverage Trends: Innovators & Disruptors

Our trend forecasting is based on 4 aspects - Macro-Trends (technological and digital trends, regulation, mega-trends, economic changes etc.), Innovators and Disruptors (emerging comanies that make the formerly impossible - possible and create new expectations), Best...

Last Mile Grocery Round-Up: Walmart, Target, Kroger and Amazon

Amazon continues to be the online grocery leader in the US, but more people purchase groceries in-store/online from Walmart than other leading food retailers and supermarkets, according to Packaged Facts. 59% of grocery shoppers have purchased groceries from Walmart...

CAGNY 2018: Consumer Goods Strategies, Trends, Innovations

Here's our 2018 summary of the Consumer Analyst Group NY conference, which took place in February and hosted the leading North American, and global, consumer goods companies - F&B, personal care, household goods, OTC, ingredients and more. CLICK TO VIEW  We...

Buying Flipkart Gives Walmart an Edge Well Outside of India

By: Nicole Silberstein, Hamutal Schieber Walmart’s recent acquisition of Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart will give the world’s largest retailer a stronghold in one of the hottest growth markets of the moment, but the deal also has the potential to give Walmart...

Amazon to Focus on Grocery, Alexa: Webcast Recap

Amazon today (Feb 1) announced its financial results for Q4, 2017 and full year 2017. Net sales increased 38% to $60.5 billion in the fourth quarter, compared with $43.7 billion in fourth quarter 2016. For the full year of 2017, net sales increased 31% to $177.9...

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