Articles about Nestle

  1. Data & Insights
  Yes, you read that right, Zaxby’s, the premium quick-service restaurant, beloved for its Chicken Fingerz, wings and legendary Zax Sauce, has partnered with Alabama-based gourmet popsicle brand Frios to introduce sauce-flavored popsicles. Zaxby’s ‘Saucesicles’ that went online for free Sept. 19, 2022 through, first come first served, while supplies last. The frozen treat will feature two […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
The context in which a brand is used can provide huge positioning opportunities for brands either by understanding the context in which a brand is already used or by associating your brand with a specific usage occasion (for example, “Take a Break, Take a KitKat”). Another example is Beats by Dre, which became the leading […]
  1. CPG: Food
Popular cream cheese brand Philadelphia is launching a new, soft white cheese product this month: Philadelphia Intense. Made with natural ingredients and available in two flavours, Garlic & Herbs and Herbes de Provence, the launch of the new Philadelphia Intense range will add a soft white gourmet cheese line to the category. It’s described as […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The retail sector is evolving continuously. The evolution is necessary to serve the increasing needs of modern consumers. However, retailers need to communicate the same to their target audience. Hence, they are actively using marketing to make the consumers aware of the new changes being implemented in the sector. Consumers have moved online. Hence, retail […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Gary Rogers, former Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream CEO and Levi Strauss Chairman, used to encourage his teams not to obsess too much on “worm races.”   “Worm races” were Gary’s nickname for line charts that showed competitive market share over time.  He observed that marketers often spent too much time focused on what their competitors […]
  1. Data & Insights
Key Takeaways DoorDash continues to be the primary leader in the third-party delivery space, and has continued to grow through 2Q22.  Smaller cities such as Memphis and Sacramento have experienced massive growth in total third-party sales in 2Q22.  Of the top 100 brands for 2Q22, the majority of them experienced QoQ growth, with Pizza Hut […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
CNBC reports that “Walmart-owned Sam’s Club said Wednesday it will raise its annual fees this fall, as the warehouse club’s membership hovers at a record high and inflation-pinched shoppers seek deals on bulk items.  Fees will increase to $50 from $45 for club members and to $110 from $100 for members of its higher-tier level, […]
  1. Department: Beverage
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Raley’s has reopened its Bel Air location in Arden Park. The redesigned and remodeled store is tailored to meet the needs of the local community, the company says. Inspired by Raley’s vision to infuse life with health and happiness, the Bel Air store has an wide variety of natural and organic […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Got the following email from MNB reader Monte Stowell: Regarding Target’s latest sales results. If you have not been in a Target for awhile, the reason their sales looked dismal is simple. Of all the major retailers, their out of stock position in many food and non- food categories was horrible. Thank goodness for DSD […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Inflation has impacted the entire food and beverage sector, and the grocery industry is no exception. According to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey, online grocery orders reached $7.8 billion in July, an increase of 17% over the same time last year. For the month, 68 million households bought groceries online. “COVID-19 concerns coupled […]
  1. Department: Food
Ice Cream brand Häagen-Dazs is launching a “hyper-personalised” marketing campaign targeting affluent London borough, Wandsworth. The brand is working with retailers to drive sales, with POS merchandising displayed in over 100 independent retail stores in Wandsworth and a two-for-one promotion available in wholesalers DWF and Consort. Waitrose Wandsworth will also receive a special Häagen-Dazs makeover, […]
  1. Department: Beverage
  Supply chain problems?  When it comes to retail foodservice including C-stores, delis, and restaurants Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believes the same way Joseph Bona & James Owens do. Joseph Bona is founding partner and president of Bona Design Lab and James Owens, AIA, NCARB, is a vice president and […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
In this Momentum Commerce 360 report, Momentum Commerce provides detailed paid and organic share of voice (SOV) data across seven different Baby Products subcategories on Amazon. The data not only emphasizes the dramatically differing market dynamics between these subcategories, but Best Seller Rank (BSR) survivorship data makes it clear that staying on top is a […]
  1. CPG: Food
Kitkat has launched a new, limited-edition caramel version of its Chunky range, Callum Smith, assistant brand manager for KitKat, said: “We think fans will be delighted with our latest innovation. “Caramel is officially the nation’s number one flavour, and we’ve taken it to the next level by combining a delicious layer of runny caramel with our […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Urban, a popular UK-based startup that allows customers to find self-employed massage therapists who can be booked to attend customers’ homes, has been named in an investigation into alleged abuse by unlicensed freelance therapists. The startup has raised $35.7M from investors that include the likes of Felix Capital, Passion Capital, the London Co-Investment Fund, angels from […]
  1. Data & Insights
RETHINK Retail’s Solution Spotlight shines a light on industry vendors and what makes them distinct. This vendor spotlight is on parcelLab, the leading global Operations Experience Management platform. parcelLab brings people and brands closer together with unique post-sales experiences tailored to customers’ needs. Over 550+ brands trust parcelLab, including top retailers, like IKEA, Lidl, Bose, […]
  1. Retail Operations
The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Veeral Shah, VP of Commercial Strategy & Development at Nestlé USA, the world’s largest CPG manufacturer. Follow Veeral Shah on LinkedIn at: Nestlé USA on LinkedIn at: Nestlé USA online at: Veeral answers these questions: 1) Your story starts at […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Last month, at the same time that the London-based venture firm Felix Capital was announcing that it has closed its fourth and newest fund with $600 million in capital commitments, we had a separate chat with Felix’s founder, Frederic Court, about how competition in Europe has changed, given that so many U.S. venture firms have […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
“Growth, to a certain extent, means nothing if it’s not profitable in the long run, if it’s not sustainable. So, I think it’s very crucial for any brand [that is] currently selling or is going to sell on Amazon in the future to really ask themselves the question, ‘Okay, how do [we] reach profitability?’” — […]
  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. Media & Marketing
Three new “coffee-shop-quality” cookies are being launched by sweet baked goods brand Rich’s in collaboration with Nestlé. The range, which is available in a thaw-and-serve format, includes Matchmakers Zingy Orange, Aero Peppermint and Little Rolo. They are designed for retailers who want to offer a fresh cooked option but do not have the space for […]
  1. Department & Category
A coalition of over 400 global organisations, including Greenpeace, The Women’s Institute and The Muslim Council of Britain have joined forces today, on World Refill Day, to demand that five muti-national food producers do more to tackle plastic pollution. The five “biggest plastic polluters” have been named by the coalition as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestle, Unilever, and Procter & […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Pet food brand Purina has introduced “designed to be recyclable” pet food packaging. The Nestle-owned producer says that the wet cat food Gourmet is the first to use the new pouches on its Mon Petit range and that other products will follow suit. This new packaging will be introduced in more than 20 countries across […]

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CFO Richard Galanti says customers not trading down to private label Costco Wholesale has followed up one strong fiscal year with another. The Issaquah, Wash.-based warehouse club chain posted double-digit net and comparable sales growth for its fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and full year, while topping Wall Street’s consensus earnings-per-share forecast for both periods. Related: Costco […]
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RTIH rounds up the retail systems ventures whose funding rounds have been making headlines, including Swiftly, Ryft, Instant Commerce, and 1MRobotics. 1. Ryft Ryft, a PSD2 compliant payments system firm, has raised a seed round, led by SFC Capital. Additional investors include the ex-founder of Shutterstock and the founder of LoveFilm. This brings Ryft’s total […]
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Axios reports that “Walmart+ members in some U.S. markets will be able to schedule to have returns picked up from their doorsteps starting the first week in October … ‘Return Pickup from Home’ is scheduled by app.” Walmart says that “members won’t need to provide a box or a label – simply hand off the […]