Dept. Bakery

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  1. Shopper & Customer
With supply chain issues stressing physical inventory and inflation running high, consumers are turning to gift cards to fill the gap and stretch their spending power. According to a recent consumer survey from Fiserv, 58 percent of consumers said gift card promotions are motivating them to buy more gift cards during this inflation period. This […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Where are you selling food today?  Just this month retailer after retailer seems to be experimenting with a new format, platform, delivery type, or menu item that ‘travels well’, according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. These days, even the most regional restaurant chains are investing in new store prototypes […]
  1. Department: Food
To celebrate the highly-anticipated release of Minions: The Rise of Gru on 1 July 2022, Brioche Pasquier is giving buyers of Brioche Pasquier Brioche Rolls the chance to win the ultimate Retro Party Bundle. It includes a karaoke machine, space lava projector, mirror ball, a Bluetooth suitcase turntable, vinyl records, a Nintendo Classic Console with […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Poppets has announced the launch of new Price Marked Packs (PMPs) for three of its best-selling variants – Original Toffee, Salted Caramel Fudge and Mix Ups The PMPs, which have a MRRSP of £1 will be available throughout the convenience channel and in cash and carry stores from July 2022. The move comes at an […]
  1. Data & Insights
  Once again, the weather has warmed up and 7-Eleven is planning an extra-large celebration for its 95th birthday on July 11, aka 7/11. For the first time ever, 7-Eleven will hold Slurpee Day at all 7-Eleven, Speedway and Stripes stores and give customers 11 days to redeem their free small Slurpee drink. The Grocerant […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Our grandmothers did it really well: Taking leftover foods and turning them into something else. Scraps of vegetables and animal bones made stock; leftover bread turned into bread pudding; croutons became breadcrumbs.  What’s old is new again and companies are following grandma’s lead. And now it’s got a new fancy name: Upcycling. Upcycling means taking […]
  1. Department: Food
PHILADELPHIA — The GIANT Co. continues to expand its presence in this market, opening its latest store on Friday at 510 N. Broad Street. The 50,000-square-foot store, located about a half a mile north of Philadelphia’s city hall, operates from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week and employs approximately 150 full- and […]
  1. International
In this episode, PVSB speaks with Cristina Marinucci, Sr Director & Global Head of Shopper Insights & Analytics at Mondelēz International, an American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company. Follow Cristina Marinucci on LinkedIn at: Follow Mondelēz on LinkedIn at: Mondelēz online at: Cristina spoke to Peter while attending the 2022 Shoptalk […]
  1. Department: Food
A new brand of Minions sweets has been launched ahead of the release of the franchise’s new movie. The Rise of Gru premieres on 1 July and confectionery supplier Hancocks is marking the occasion by unveiling a range of five fruity Minions-branded treats. Customers can choose from three different types of fruit-flavoured Minion-shaped jelly sweets […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Boxed chocolate brand Toffifee has launched four limited edition pack designs for the summer. Rebecca Robert, marketing director, said: “The new limited edition packs are perfect to share with family, friends and loved ones this summer. With the brand’s growing loyalty, these new packs will help drive sales in-store by adding excitement and stand-out on-shelf.” […]
  1. Department & Category
  Don’t get me the wrong idea convenience stores are fast evolving into a viable new generational platform by selling fresh food fast that can be mix matched, and bundled into a customized family meal.  How are they doing that?  According to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. “they are selling […]
  1. CPG: NonFood
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 292 is a recap of US commerce in Q1, live from Google HQ for Zenith Basecamp. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? Sorry for the delay since our last show. […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
Ghanian accessory and jewelry brand Kua Designs will visit the U.S. this summer via a five-city pop-up tour that will include Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C. Ruby BuahPhoto courtesy of Kua Designs The following dates have been set: June 25, 2 to 5 p.m. at Atlanta’s The Bakery CoWork; July […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Gen Z and Millennial consumer insights startup, Knit, has announced an oversubscribed seed funding round of $3.55 million. The round was led by Silicon Road Ventures with participation from Bread and Butter Ventures, Alumni Ventures,, Operate Studio, and TiE Global Angels. Knit’s technology enables customers to tap into Gen Z and Millennial consumers to […]
  1. Department: Food
Uber Eats is collaborating with Filipino fried chicken brand Jollibee to launch a limited edition collection of unique, fried chicken inspired wedding cakes. The two companies have given the classic… The post Uber Eats and Jollibee launch quirky fried chicken wedding cake collection appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Stores & Formats
The St. Louis Business Journal reports that sandwich chain Panera Bread “has opened a ‘Panera To Go’ in Chicago, the first of three test stores it plans to open this year for the new pickup-or-delivery-only concept … The new ‘digital-only’ concept offers no seating and has a smaller so-called ‘front of house’ that will allow […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by: Melissa Jurgens, Chief Operating Officer & Lucas Blair, Chief Technical Officer at InContext Solutions, the global leader in 3D simulation software for retail that helps brands & retailers reduce the time, cost, and risk of developing innovative in-store experiences. This episode is sponsored […]
  1. Department: Food
CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. on Friday announced opening dates for two new Philadelphia-area stores that are set to debut in the coming weeks. The newest GIANT outlet within the city is set to open at 501 N. Broad St. on Friday, June 24 at 8 a.m. And a GIANT store about 25 miles […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Nisa is offering a range of “budget-friendly” Father’s Day deals for its retailers to stock in the run-up to the event next Sunday (19 June). The promotion features deals on branded lines across gift-friendly categories including confectionery and alcohol, with options starting from £1.50. “Almost half of all consumers will be looking for a gift […]
  1. Data & Insights
Over the last few years, convenience was the driving factor that got people into stores. People wanted to be in and out with minimal human interaction. The combination of warmer weather and a general lack of human interaction by many consumers has resulted in a complete shift in foot traffic trends. This week we make […]
  1. Department & Category
NEW YORK, NY (June 9, 2022) – The Specialty Food Association (SFA) has released its annual State of the Specialty Food Industry Report, revealing that the specialty food market reached total sales of $175 billion in 2021, up 7.4 percent versus 5.8 percent the year before, when foodservice’s steep decline offset outsized gains in brick-and-mortar […]
  1. Department: Food
In the months when chocolate bars can all too easily melt in your hand, sugar confectionery – that much-loved accompaniment to many a car journey – has traditionally found its moment to thrive. This makes sugar confectionery a vital element of the wider confectionery category, which itself is now worth £5.5bn in annual sales, with […]
  1. Merchandising
Bonds of London is offering retailers new display stands for the sweetmaker’s Shaker Cups and Pun Box ranges. The Shaker Cups stand has six shelves which can display the shaker cups three deep, stocking 90 cups. The display unit for the Pun Box range displays 72 boxes. There is also a dual display for both […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Mars Wrigley has launched a dark chocolate version of its Maltesers brand, the first innovation in its classic range for more than ten years. The new dark Maltesers have 65% more cocoa and 30% less sugar and are intended to take advantage of the market trend towards dark chocolate. Leah Dyckes, brand director for Maltesers, […]
  1. Department: Food
Family-owned sweetmaker Swizzels has launched several new products for the summer, as part of a limited edition Minions range to coincide with the release of the latest movie in the series. The range, sales of which should be boosted by the opening of “Minions: The Rise of Gru” on 26 June, includes Minions Banana and […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Demographers say that aside from an apocalyptic event, demography is destiny. A global pandemic can be considered an apocalyptic event. Covid-19 did not just eliminate the lives of millions worldwide. In developed nations, Covid-19 upended or fast-tracked existing trends that have now changed the landscape of dozens of categories. The effect on brand-businesses has been […]

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Today in data, continued inflation and fears of a recession have contributed to a drop in the Consumer Confidence Index. Data $267.2B: Orders last month for manufactured durable goods, a sign that consumers were still spending despite inflation 98.7: The Consumer Confidence Index, down from 103.2 last month, and the lowest level since February 2021 43.2: Decline in […]
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This spring, we announced that iconic Fenway Park now offers Caper Counter’s AI-powered, contact-free checkout for fans in partnership with Aramark Sports + Entertainment. With the introduction of Caper Counter, baseball fans, concertgoers and more can now seamlessly access their favorite beverages and snacks – by simply placing items on the Counter where they are […]