Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Consumers are Hooked on Seafood. But Will Higher Prices Make Waves?

2019-02-15T16:27:49+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

For years, Americans have been encouraged to eat seafood more often as it’s a good source of protein, vitamins and nutrients – plus it’s low in calories and saturated fat. The health benefits are helping to drive the demand for fish at a faster pace than beef, pork and poultry.

The 6.2 percent increase in U.S. […]

Four Lessons to Learn from Sears

2019-02-15T16:27:49+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Unfortunately, the collapse of Sears appears to be imminent and it may just be a matter of when. The 130-year-old retailer has posted four straight years of losses, amounting to nearly $9 billion. It has delayed the end for at least another year or two by selling off important assets and relying on 8% loans […]

Millennials’ hunger for healthy, local brands causing indigestion for big food manufacturers

2019-02-15T16:27:49+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

So why should we care what they eat? Well they’re now a larger group than the Baby Boom generation with numbers exceeding 75 million. In fact, Millennials (ages 18-36), now represent the largest segment of the U.S. workforce and have significant spending power.

The group has a strong appetite for high quality, natural foods and are […]

Lidl is Coming! Why Trader Joe’s Should be Concerned

2019-02-15T16:27:49+00:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Lidl, (pronounced leedle), the giant German food retailer plans to open 100 stores on the East Coast over the next 12 months. Lidl is Europe’s largest grocery discount chain with revenues of $62 billion in 2014. Its stores in Europe are similar to Aldi’s in the U.S.

But speculation is that Lidl’s U.S. stores will more […]

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