Trends: Manufacturer

Articles on trends in CPG and other manufacturers

  1. Technology & Innovation
The values-oriented consumer is at the heart of CPG innovation. Innovation is an inescapable term. It’s used to describe so many businesses, products, and technologies that the word has almost lost meaning. People often zero in on one form of innovation and that becomes the default definition in their mind. In truth, innovation is an […]
  1. Data & Insights
Advantage Solutions is out with a new “Advantage Outlook” survey, including that “product manufacturers are no longer attempting to innovate on lower-price-point products to compete on value. Instead, nearly all manufacturers — 98% — are investing in innovation on mainstream or premium-priced products with a heavy emphasis on health and wellness, and products that offer […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Jenny Frazier Omni-Solutions Commercial Leader for the US & Justin Belgiano SVP NA Retail Measurement Products at NIQ, the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, reveals new pathways to growth for retailers and consumer goods manufacturers. With operations in more than 100 countries, NIQ delivers the most […]
  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. Shopper & Customer
The digital surge during COVID-19 accelerated the introduction of direct-to-consumer CPG brands selling online, but three interlocking trends could hobble their continued growth. One is simple competition: more brands and more products competing for consumer wallet and mind share. The second is inflation, which is causing consumers to adjust their purchasing patterns. In the U.S. […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As another tumultuous year ends, we eagerly anticipate what’s to come in the following twelve months. Here are the top CPG and retail trends we predict will be top-of-mind for retailers, brands, and consumers in 2023: 1. Direct-to-consumer Direct-to-consumer (DTC) is a retail model where brands sell directly to new customers, eliminating the need to […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The CPG (consumer-packaged goods) industry is on an exciting and transitionary path. Virtually everything about the category has changed over the last 15 years, from the way brands develop and bring products to market to how consumers learn about and purchase them. Obstacles that once protected legacy brands’ share of the market and prevented new […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Despite the global economic downturn, investments in manufacturing technology remained stable in Q2 2022. The use of 3D printing is growing. The post Charts: Trends in Manufacturing, 3D Printing appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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  1. Department: Consumer Durables
  2. Department: Consumer Durables
  3. Corporate Strategy
Danish toymaker Lego has reportedly abandoned a prominent initiative to eliminate oil-based plastics from its bricks. This decision comes after the company discovered that the new material, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (RPET), would result in higher carbon emissions. Lego’s CEO, Niels Christiansen, mentioned that extensive testing revealed it was challenging to find a material that met…
  1. Channel: Drug
  2. Shopper & Customer
  3. Trends & External Forces
  4. Stores & Formats
As the pandemic’s impact on brick-and-mortar retail lingers, the U.S. drugstore landscape is undergoing significant changes. CVS, the largest drugstore chain in America, is implementing a policy change that will lead to the closure of hundreds of stores over the next three years, aiming to optimize store locations based on population shifts and consumer buying…
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
  2. Corporate Strategy
  3. Media & Marketing
  4. Data & Insights
  5. Shopper & Customer
  6. Technology & Innovation
  7. Trends & External Forces
Amazon will invest up to $4 billion in Anthropic and gain a minority ownership position in the company, part of a deal that will have Amazon Web Services (AWS) become Anthropic’s primary cloud provider. Anthropic will make its future AI foundation models accessible to million of developers, as well as provide AWS customers with early […]
  1. Channel: Marketplace
  2. Partnerships & Alt Profit
  3. Media & Marketing
  4. Retailer Media
Shopify Audiences debuted last year with only Google and Meta. In January, Pinterest was added to the mix. Now TikTok, Snap and, notably, Criteo will be able to plug into The post Shopify Audiences Adds Criteo, Its First Open Web Ads Partner appeared first on AdExchanger.