Retail & shopper insights

New beverage launches at Natural Products Expo West

What's hitting the shelves: New beverage launches at Expo West

By Rachel Arthur

Functional beverages have been out in force at this year’s Expo West: as has a host of fancy and exotic flavors ranging from Tahitian lime to raspberry lychee and lemondrop hops. With the show serving as a key launchpad for the latest innovations in natural,...

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Uber to shut down alcohol delivery app Drizly

By Rachel Arthur

Drizly – North America’s largest online marketplace and delivery app for alcohol – will be shut down in March this year: three years after Uber acquired the brand.

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Euromonitor predicts consumer trends for 2024

By Olivia Brown

Euromonitor International has published its 2024 consumer trends report, which spotlights new demands for convenient and effective wellness support, transparency around brand sustainability, and the implementation of AI to personalise the customer experience.

C-store consumer habits: balancing impulse purchases with nuanced usage occasions

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C-store consumer habits: balancing impulse purchases with nuanced usage occasions

By Deniz Ataman

C-stores can attract and retain customers who are looking for a quick and easy meal or snack by offering a variety of fresh and convenient food options, as well as bundling deals that offer discounts on popular products, Kathy Risch SVP, shopper insights...