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  1. Technology & Innovation
An Amazon Just Walk Out technology powered store has opened at Lesley University in the US. Lesley University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Its students can now experience a frictionless shopping experience on campus, with the likes of snacks and drinks available to buy. In a LinkedIn post, Brisbane Vaillancourt, Regional Vice President […]
  1. CPG: Beverage
NEW YORK — For the first time in over three years, Coca-Cola has added a new permanent flavor to its iconic portfolio in North America with the debut of Coca-Cola Spiced. The all-new innovation blending the taste of Coca-Cola with raspberry flavors and spiced notes.  Hitting shelves in mid-February, Coca-Cola Spiced and Coca-Cola Spiced Zero […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Fortune writes about how, while “Amazon will soon top Walmart in overall sales,” it continues to lag in the critical area of grocery sales. Not that Amazon is a laggard:  “After announcing blockbuster financial results from the holiday quarter and its largest operating profit ever last week, Amazon is now worth nearly $1.8 trillion.  The […]
  1. CPG: Beverage
Monster Reserve Orange Dreamsicle has been added to the brand’s Reserve range. Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has expanded its range with the arrival of Monster Reserve Orange Dreamsicle, alongside the launch of price-marked multipacks (PMPs) for Monster Juiced Mango Loco and Monster Zero Sugar Lewis Hamilton.… This story continues at Monster adds new flavour to Reserve […]
  1. Data & Insights
Imagine you’re shopping for a new dress. You have a vision of your colorful, dream dress, but you haven’t been able to find it anywhere online or in-store. But what if you could create it yourself with the help of artificial intelligence (AI)? Generative AI is fundamentally reshaping the product development process, offering many unique […]
  1. CPG: Beverage
The Coca-Cola Company and Pernod Ricard have announced Absolut Vodka & Sprite is now available to purchase in the UK. Bringing together two brands, the new pre-mixed alcohol ready-to-drink cocktail is made with premium vodka, Absolut, and lemon-lime sparkling soft drink, Sprite. James Davies, senior… This story continues at Absolut Vodka & Sprite now available […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Fanatics Commerce, the fan gear designer, manufacturing and retail division of the Fanatics digital sports platform, has made three new executive appointments to drive its next phase of growth.   In the C-level, Fanatics Commerce has appointed Valerie Love as its new Chief People Officer and Justin Tsai as Chief Product Officer. As Chief People Officer, […]
  1. CPG: Beverage
Coca-Cola on-pack promotion is giving shoppers the chance to win 25,000 Domino’s pizza vouchers and four exclusive city escapes to Naples. Coca-Cola is giving shoppers the chance to win a £20 pizza voucher from a pool of  25,000 Domino’s pizza vouchers and run in a… This story continues at Coca-Cola to give away 25,000 pizza […]
  1. Associates & Employees
The Associated Press has published an extensive investigative story about how many of America’s most popular and successful food brands are benefitting from what essentially is slave labor under a different name. An excerpt: “Intricate, invisible webs … link some of the world’s largest food companies and most popular brands to jobs performed by U.S. […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
  If you ever wondered why, you might pay just a little bit more for a global legacy branded product, stop wondering.  You don’t become a global brand without first producing a quality consumer approved, accepted, and apricated product. According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® they become a global […]
  1. Media & Marketing
In the dynamic terrain of brand management, the journey from an eager entry-level Assistant Brand Manager rising up to a seasoned Chief Marketing Officer is challenging and exhilarating. My professional experience through the ranks at Johnson & Johnson, backed by experience at General Mills and Coke, has been a testament to the joy and turbulence,  […]
  1. CPG: Beverage
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has launched a brand-new X Games experience promotion for its Monster Energy brand, to help retailers tap into Monster fans’ love of extreme sports. The X Games has grown to be one of the world’s biggest extreme sports competitions, with both… This story continues at Monster teams with X Games Or […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
“RangeMe is not necessarily the place where you are going to close a deal, though it has happened for us. What it does is move a cold lead into a warm lead and starts to build that buyer relationship.” With this statement, Sara Delaney, Founder & CEO of beverage brand Sarilla, concisely summarized how best-in-class […]
  1. CPG: Beverage
Variety has a story about how a new Coca-Cola advertising campaign “emphasizes its broad portfolio of drinks, not just a single product such as Fanta, Diet Coke or Dasani as has been the company’s typical marketing strategy over the years. The TV commercial, which will appear in both 30- and 90-second versions, is believed to […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
  All food retailers know what their current customers bought from them in 2023.  However, have you wondered just what your customers were buying from your competitors when they were not buying from you?  Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® suggest that you read what recent Grubhub report found consumers were […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Do ads wear out? The short answer is no. If they do, it takes a lot longer than most brand/agency teams think. Creativity is the biggest variable when it comes to ad effectiveness so if an ad works well, it should be used for as long as possible. Coca-Cola’s ‘Christmas Caravans’ ad has been used […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter and owned by Elon Musk, is reportedly in conversations with to incorporate itself into the e-commerce company’s ad-buying software, The Wall Street Journal reported. The news outlet reported that the potential collaboration would aim to target small and midsized businesses on Amazon’s marketplace and convince […]
  1. Department & Category
Last week I referenced a Ted talk by restaurateur Will Guidara, in which he described a customer service epiphany that changed his approach to business and inspired what he calls “unreasonable hospitality.” Which led MNB reader Kiran Smith to write: Thank you so much for sharing this! It was a great reminder that we all […]
  1. Department: HBC
Lots or response to yesterday’s FaceTime, in which I went to McDonald’s to road test the supposedly new-and-improved burgers that have been seven years in the making. MNB reader Barbara Watters wrote: Love the morning FaceTimes.  Your McDonald’s segment had me remembering my recent Big Mac a few weeks ago.  Blah and bleg.  The flavor […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Simon Miles, VP of Global Omnichannel Customer Platforms at the Coca-Cola Company joins the CPG Guys in conversation at the recent Groceryshop industry conference in Las Vegas Nevada. Follow  Simon Miles on LinkedIn at: Coca-Cola on LinkedIn at: Coca-Cola online at: Simon answers these questions: Retail media is a fast changing landscape […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Got the following email regarding my conversation with ReposiTrak’s Randy Fields and Dr. Benjamin Miller, executive vice president of regulatory and scientific affairs of The Acheson Group (TAG): Thank you for presenting the discussion about the FDA’s new traceability requirements.  People in our industry are simply not aware of the impending, major disruption in logistics […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Confer With, a 1:2:1 video commerce platform built for retail and e-commerce firms seeking to scale personal shopping, emerged victorious this week as the Overall Winner at the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards. After a rigorous judging process and amidst strong competition across various categories, Confer With received praise not only for its individual contributions but […]
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ZAANDAM, The Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported solid results for its fourth quarter and 2023 fiscal year, with full-year sales and earnings per share in line with expectations. Fourth quarter net sales were €23.0 billion ($24.65 billion), up 1.9% at constant exchange rates and down 1.4% at actual exchange rates. Comparable sales, excluding gas, increased […]
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The Wall Street Journal reports that “Walmart is shopping in the TV aisle to help grow its advertising business.  The retail giant is in talks to buy smart television-manufacturer Vizio for more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. The move would give Walmart more places where it can sell ads and pitch […]
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We just launched the YipitData Consumer Spend Index (YCSI),  a measure of overall and category-level non-seasonally adjusted US retail sales as observed in a large transaction panel.  In January, YCSI showed consumer spending Y/Y growth (ex-gas stations) decelerated slightly from December. Y/Y growth in core retail sales was relatively stable over this period. YCSI saw […]