Dept. Pet

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  1. Trends & External Forces
[[ Getty Images Walmart-owned Sam’s Club on Thursday said it will open more than 30 new stores in the U.S., marking its most aggressive expansion in years. The warehouse club’s next store is expected to open in Florida in 2024. Sam’s Club also plans to open five fulfillment and distribution centers this year, with the […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Before you launch your brand in the United Kingdom, it’s important to know what’s going on in today’s U.K. retail market as it may differ from the markets your brand currently has a presence in. Whether the British market is familiar territory or completely new, here’s a deep dive into understanding the U.K.’s marketplace, retailers, […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
  According to the American Pet Products Association, 70 percent of U.S. households own pets—adding up to 90.5 million homes. With pet owners making up such a large portion of the market, brands could seize a major opportunity by marketing to this demographic—whether it’s through products specifically for furry friends or not. 
  1. Merchandising
When new products are introduced to the market, retailers have to decide which ones to stock on their shelves. This can be a tough decision, as there are many factors to consider. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the three main factors that influence a retailer’s decision to stock a new product. […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) today announced its first Albertsons Cos. Innovation Launchpad competition in search of small and independent brands representing emerging food, beverage and pet products. With this competition, Albertsons Cos. is giving new, innovative businesses the opportunity to apply and compete live at the Natural Products Expo West in California on Mar. 8. […]
  1. Department & Category
A story late last year in The New York Times about the proliferation of classes at elite business schools teaching “corporate social obligations and how to rethink capitalism” is emblematic of what has taken place with corporate social purpose over the past decade. Purpose has gone from an insurgent idea challenging capitalism to a mainstream part of 21st century capitalistic […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Sometimes the results of emphasizing diversity and inclusion are big, bold and easy to see; sometimes they’re subtle. An NRF 2023 panel discussion with Target CEO Brian Cornell and four of the company’s top executives showed how the retailer is making inclusion tangible at both ends of this spectrum. On the highly visible end, the […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  Most consumers buy 100 items from a grocery store per year.  Consumers buy the same 100 items as they need them over and over again many times only needing 8 to 14 items on a particular visit and do not want to walk through the entire store looking for them and spending 35 minutes […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
PR pros, here’s what you need to know. Now that we’re officially in the new year, there’s no better time to reflect on 2022. As always, there was no shortage of monumental moments throughout the tech space, with everything from artificial intelligence (AI) to augmented reality (AR) making waves. While many of 2022’s trends will […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation announced it will introduce a new Consumer Product Showcase at NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show. The program provides a forum for small businesses to feature their consumer-facing products for national merchandisers. The majority (84%) of products showcased will be from minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, disability-owned or LGBTQ+-owned companies. “Retailers are continuously looking to […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
What shoppers will be prioritizing in food, beverage, beauty, and pet care The new year is poised to bring a mix of trends that will meet shopper preferences and shape the health and wellness industry. Many of the trends that will make the biggest splash in 2023 aren’t brand new, but rather reaching new heights […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
When the family asks, What’s for Dinner, in 2023 at minimum 1 grocerant niche prepared food will found item will be found on 78.7 percent of dinner tables at home according to recent grocerant scorecards. No longer do consumers drive by restaurant, service deli, or convenience store according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru®at Tacoma, WA […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
2022 was a great year for innovation! There were so many great products launched on the Amazon Launchpad platform in 2022. Every month, our team checks out new arrivals on the Amazon Launchpad and highlight the products we feel that are innovative, solves a problem or issue, and has potential in retail someday.  Here are […]
  1. Department: Food
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  1. Department: Nonfood
Hotspots: 2022’s Top Trends Observations Hotspots brings you the Mintel Trends team’s top observations on product and service launches from around the world. This special edition brings our analyst’s top trends from the year in each region. From shampoo that contains popular skincare ingredients to a pet hotel, find out the most innovative global initiatives […]
  1. Holiday & Events
In the holiday spirit of giving, Tractor Supply Company helped 9-year-old Caroline Lantz, who is battling cancer, by granting her wish of supporting abandoned and neglected dogs. Lantz was surprised with a shopping spree at the Franklin, Tenn. Tractor Supply store. There, she chose supplies that were donated to local nonprofit Heaven Can Wait Animal […]
  1. Department & Category
PetPlate makes and sells dog food via subscriptions, having launched in 2016. The company’s in-house advertising exec describes acquisition tactics and more. The post PetPlate Exec on Selling ‘Human-grade’ Dog Food appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
  1. Department: Nonfood
In the holiday spirit of giving, Tractor Supply Company helped 9-year-old Caroline Lantz, who is battling cancer, by granting her wish of supporting abandoned and neglected dogs. Lantz was surprised with a shopping spree at the Franklin, Tenn. Tractor Supply store. There, she chose supplies that were donated to local nonprofit Heaven Can Wait Animal […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
When it comes to pet allergies, dogs are one of the most prevalent triggers. This is largely because dogs are the most popular pet in the U.S., with the most recent statistics showing that over 69 million households have a dog. According to WebMD, that’s approximately 37-47% of American households that have a dog! If […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
  Understanding the consumer is central to developing a valued brand that drives top line sales and bottom-line profits.  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® Curby’s Express Market will do just that. So, you don’t have to be a dog lover to recognize the friendly appeal of a happy […]
  1. Channel: Specialty & Other
PLANTATION, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chewy, Inc. (NYSE: CHWY) (“Chewy”), a trusted destination for pet parents and partners everywhere, has released its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2022 ended October 30, 2022, and posted a letter to its shareholders on its investor relations website at Fiscal Q3 2022 Highlights: Net sales of $2.53 […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Key takeaways Almost 1-in-4 shoppers spent the most at Amazon during Cyber-5 Home goods and furnishings retailers lost top wallet share lapping difficult pandemic comps Dollar stores and warehouse clubs gained top wallet share as consumers traded down on inflation Earnest Analytics First Choice Retailer Methodology The Earnest First Choice Retailer Rankings are based on […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In today’s virtual event Martech for 2023: The (Really) Big Picture — full video will be shared tomorrow — Frans Riemersma and I released a major update to the interactive martech landscape on We know: the martech landscape is overwhelming. In our latest update to the database, even after removing a number of solutions […]

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In a year when holiday spending on gifts, travel and entertainment was down 1 percent from the year prior, one age group bucked that trend in a huge way. Millennials, perhaps aided by increased incomes due to “The Great Reshuffle,” told us it would spend a whopping 11 percent more than it did in 2021, […]
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While some trends come and go, there were a few trends that have stayed with consumers throughout the year.   As online shopping continues to be a popular choice for consumers, physical stores can offer shoppers perks that e-commerce can’t replicate.    This week we look at trends to increase foot traffic and customer loyalty. […]