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Retail that gets it right

Posted by Anita Baldwinson on September 18, 2018
Being part mind-reader, part strategist, helps

So much is in the news about how retail is stumbling, sinking, closing and shuttering. It is true. There are many dying retailers. As times change and customer demands evolve, retailers must keep up or stay ahead. Actually, the successful retailers are the ones that anticipate what their customers want before the customers know themselves – part mind reader, part strategist all wrapped in the most enticing of packaging.

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Topics: Distribution, retail re-alignment, front-end management, product cut-in, resets, product movement, logistics, delivery, DSD, trends, millennials, Merchandising, general merchandise

2017: The year of the home cook?

Posted by Anita Baldwinson on January 3, 2017

According to The Shelby Report, Peapod and ORC International recently conducted a national survey to see what food resolutions will be topping many lists this year.

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Topics: millennials, foodies, trends, boomers

Kitchen Gadgets Millennial Foodies Will Love

Posted by Danielle Crilley on July 14, 2016

Millennials take their food very seriously. A quick search on Instagram of #foodie brings up nearly 3 million posts! Foodies describe themselves as people with an ardent or refined interest in food or alcoholic beverages who seek to make food a hobby rather than simply eating out of convenience or hunger.

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Additional trigger words  used to describe Millennial preferences in the kitchen include

  1. Convenience
  2. Freshness
  3. Health
  4. Variety
  5. Natural
  6. Organic

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Topics: Retail, general merchandise, foodies, millennials