Brewing Up a Sustainable Future

5 Beer Trends That Will Shape the Next 5 Years. It’s an interesting time for beer. Total beer consumption has been on the decline for the better part of a decade now, even though craft beers and imports continue to grow. New beyond beer products are gushing into the market by the truckload, and stealing market share that used to sit safely in the hands of stalwart domestic beers. The winds of change are blowing,

Trick or Treat Trivia

Can You Guess These 7 Halloween Retail Fun Facts? Halloween is one of America’s favorite holidays. In fact, a 2015 Statista study found it ranked 3rd behind Christmas and Thanksgiving among favorites in the U.S., well ahead of others like New Years, Easter and Independence Day. Between the costumes, candy, decorations and pumpkin-spiced everything there is a lot of fun to be had. And for the retail industry, each of these things represents a multi-billion-dollar
Ride Share Company Acquires Online Grocer Cornershop. What’s Next? This past week, Uber made a sizeable step in their move into the grocery delivery game by acquiring Santiago, Chile-based online grocer Cornershop. Uber has been eyeing a move into the rapidly growing sector for the last couple of years. In 2018, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi described the move into grocery as “fundamental” for the future of Uber, and it’s a logical move to complement its successful
Our All-New Set of Tracks Will Prepare You for the Road Ahead. When we started planning the 2020 Category Management and Shopper Insights Conference, one of our primary goals was to ensure the Conference would feel completely new next year. Not just in terms of the location, look and speakers, but also in terms of the core tracks that will drive the content at the Conference. So, we started with our new theme, “Winning the
Consumers are snacking more than ever. Which trends are leading the way? One of the hot-button topics at Monday’s Wall Street Journal Global Food Forum was snacking. Globally, snacking has grown significantly in recent years. People are snacking an average of 2.5 times per day, up from 2X per day just a few years ago, according to an article in this week’s Wall Street Journal. Healthy snacks, especially, have grown, fueled by a customer base