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  1. Department & Category
The Washington Post has an extensive story about a new study suggesting that tobacco companies that “hooked people on cigarettes by making their products more addictive” used those same strategies to get people hooked on processed foods. An excerpt: “In the 1980s, tobacco giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds acquired the major food companies Kraft, […]
  1. Department: Food
WINNER! Twirl Xtra Mondelēz International In February, Cadbury expanded its popular Duos range by bringing its bestselling singles product into this increasingly popular format. Twirl Xtra features even more of the velvety Cadbury Twirl chocolate consumers know and love, with two longer pieces of chocolate in each consumer pack. The total duos market is growing by […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
    [[“value”:” Kroger has revamped a Signature store in Houston to include several features geared toward the area’s majority Hispanic population, according to reporting from the Houston Chronicle. In addition to bilingual signage, the newly remodeled store also includes some unique product offerings, including the chain’s first-ever assortment of fresh, store-made ceviche. The ceviche […]
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By Michael Prescott This blog post is the last segment in a three-part series that outlines our innovative approach to overcoming inventory challenges, delving into the application of product design, machine learning, and engineering technology. Here are Part-1 and Part-2 of the series if you want to catch up. In the first part of this series, we explored the […]
  1. Department: Food
Yesterday we took note of the lawsuit challenging fast feeders on the grounds that their advertising of various products is not consistent with the actual items. Well, the challenge is spreading. The New Yorker has a piece this week entitled “The Lies In Your Grocery Store,” which describes how one lawyer is targeting products sold […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Many marketers seek to obtain financial benefits from their brands by using the awareness, attitudes, affection, and loyalty associated with these brands by “extending” the brand to new and different products and product categories. Procter and Gamble used its Tide brand, which was associated for many years with a single powdered detergent, to expand into […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
​[[“value”:” This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Shein has inked a deal with Forever 21’s operator that would allow the fast fashion rivals to distribute each other’s products through both companies’ digital and retail channels, according to a news release Thursday. Under the deal, Shein will hold […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
ASD Market Week, the nation’s premier consumer goods trade show connecting retailers and vendors across categories that include home goods, apparel, accessories, beauty and more, will once again welcome the Independent Retailer + Sellers Conference produced by Retail Minded. Among the speakers at the upcoming Independent Retailer + Sellers Conference include the following industry leaders: […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Walmart reports that it has surpassed 10,000 safe drone deliveries and is revealing the most popular item delivered in this way – the Oreo Family Size Pack.   In celebration of the milestone, the US retail giant has teamed up with Oreo to create a two foot version of the well known cookie and film what […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
​[[“value”:” This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Wolverine Worldwide said Thursday that it has terminated CEO Brendan Hoffman and named Christopher Hufnagel president and CEO. Hufnagel joined the company in 2008, has served as president since May and previously held multiple leadership roles at Wolverine. Hufnagel joined Wolverine in 2008 “and […]
  1. Merchandising
“The digital capabilities required to execute in this domain are playing a crucial role to increase ROI [return on investment] and impact the shopper journey.” — Mert Damlapinar, Principal of CPG Digital Commerce Acceleration, EPAM Systems Digital now affects everything in commerce, and its impact continues to grow. According to Forrester, digitally influenced sales accounted […]
  1. Department & Category
SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion today announced that the Summers Without Hunger campaign surpassed its goal by providing more than 17.5 million meals toward diminishing food insecurity among the grocery retailer’s neighbors and their children. The campaign was aiming to provide 16 million meals this year through its partnership with hunger-relief organization Feeding America and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
School is out, families are on planning for vacation, the weather is good with outside activities garnering more and more time and attention.  All that means is consumers are looking of meal substitutes, meal replacements, and an excuse to eat all the fun stuff of summer.  Restaurants, service deli’s, conveniences store’s all want to fill […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Longtime MNB readers know that I have a strong affection for the work of mystery writer Robert B. Parker.  I met him several times, interviewed him once (in 1986, over beers in the bar of the original Ritz Carlton in Boston, one of the cooler things I’ve done in my career), and I got to […]
  1. Department: Beverage
CHICAGO – Circana, formerly IRI and The NPD Group, has released its 2022 New Product Pacesetters, the 28th annual report revealing the top new product launches across food and beverage and nonfood sectors. The report illustrates the enduring power of CPG innovation, revealing that consumer spending on new product offerings remained elevated last year despite challenges […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Retail TouchPoints and Design:Retail have unveiled the 2023 winners of the annual 40 Under 40 Awards, representing a dynamic and diverse class of executives who have contributed to industry progress.   The 40 Under 40 Awards have evolved to spotlight the personal and professional accomplishments of executives across the retail industry — from store design to CX […]
  1. International
Confirms progress in mission to lead the future of more sustainable snacking Reaffirms accelerated focus to provide transparent and measurable information for stakeholders on goals, policies, initiatives and programs through credible reporting Continues to create long-term value for business through ongoing investments in sustainability priorities
  1. International
CoLab is designed to build a venture pipeline of early-stage snack brands This year’s focus is on start-ups that are doing disruptive things to make snacks delicious Nine participants will receive access to Mondelēz International’s experts, global network, and a $20,000 grant
  1. International
WHIPPANY, N.J., May 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) today celebrated the grand opening of its new Global Research & Development (R&D) Innovation Center in Whippany, New Jersey. The state-of-the-art facility, which is supported by an investment of nearly $50 million, includes pilot and scale-up capability for cookies, crackers and candy […]
  1. International
First Quarter Highlights Net revenues increased +18.1% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +19.4% with underlying Volume/Mix of +3.2% Diluted EPS was $1.52, up 149.2%; Adjusted EPS1 was $0.89, up +17.3% on a constant currency basis Cash provided by operating activities was $1.0 billion, in line with prior year; Free Cash Flow1 was $0.9 […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Last year, Mondelēz International launched their brand-new website for retailers: Snack Display. To celebrate its launch, a competition was opened giving retailers the chance to win an incredible £1,000 worth of Mondelēz International stock. Treats up for grabs included bars and tablets of nation’s favourite chocolate, Cadbury, top-sellers from heritage favourites Maynard Bassets and packs […]
  1. CPG: Food
Cadbury Twirl is launching a brand-new limited-edition flavour, Twirl Mint to tap into the growing mint flavour category. The mint chocolate category is worth £66m and new flavour launches are one of the key drivers of sales within the chocolate confectionery category, especially among younger shoppers. The new addition also achieved an exceptional overall liking score […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
If you are one of the millions of consumers searching for both vegan and or dairy free new food products, today is your day.  Do we have something sweet for you!  Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®, stated, technology and years of trial an effort have combined to create both an […]

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Hy-Vee launched the full-scale version of its retail media network, called Hy-Vee RedMedia, at the Groceryshop 2023 conference this week in Las Vegas. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based retailer described the platform as a disruptor in the retail media landscape that will connect brands directly with Hy-Vee’s customer base across multiple platforms, including both online […]
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Instacart saw its share price erode in the two days following its initial public offering, after it rose 12.7% in its first day of trading on the NASDAQ exchange. The stock settled down to just slightly over its IPO price of $30 per share on Wednesday, its first full day on the exchange, then ranged […]
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#30DaysofRetailMedia | Day 21: Retail Media Metrics Metrics help brand advertisers measure retail media effectiveness. Key performance indicators (KPIs) span the full marketing funnel, as consumers can enter anywhere. Brand advertisers: 🎯 Choose KPIs according to their objectives📊 Measure baseline results for meaningful comparisons🌟 Review their metrics for data insights to optimize their processes and […]
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Experts predict slow growth in 2023 holiday sales as consumers tighten their belts in a tough economy, but e-commerce will remain a bright spot. Stores are filling with displays of holiday decorations and holiday-themed merchandise as retailers eagerly prepare for the annual shopping surge, but consumers may not be as excited. Forecasts for 2023 holiday […]