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What to expect from FMI Connect

The Food Marketing Institute brings a revamped, annual show to Chicago.  The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) wants retail food professionals to see the future, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Upfront

Watch your mouth

The oral care category continues to grow with innovation. Years ago, the choices in oral care amounted to white (regular toothpaste) or blue/green (mint … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 05 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

For tobacco, change is in the air

E-cigarette companies continue to innovate the category, all the while waiting for the FDA to regulate them. The electronic cigarette industry is still young, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

NACS is smokin’

The rapidly growing smokeless tobacco category figures to generate much excitement at the NACS Show. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first-ever … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Frozen in time

Consumers are improving their diets and frozen food manufacturers are taking notice.  Consumers’ desire to eat healthy has had a chilling effect on frozen … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Center Store

Getting on board

Working with commodity boards can go a long way toward helping retailers boost sales.  Produce sales are strong in the spring and summer, and … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Packed…and ready to move

Innovations in packaging answer consumer demand for sustainability, freshness and safety. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Upfront

Thanks for stopping by

The Global Market Development Center launches the GMDC365 web portal to help buyers and suppliers connect.   Retail buyers will soon sit through fewer PowerPoint … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

What a (greeting) card

New and innovative products from greeting cards manufacturers are keeping the category alive and ticking. Nobody wishes their spouse a happy anniversary on Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Off the rack

Grocery remains a significant source of single-copy magazine sales. Consumers may be absorbed in all of the reading material available on digital readers, but … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Produce(ing) a new start

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions, often creating opportunities for retailers to promote fresh fruits and vegetables. After indulging in delectable treats … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Wellnes sales flout science

Sales in the wellness category remain strong, despite recent research questioning organics’ health benefits. Ever since organic foods made it onto retailer shelves, all … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Clean sweep

Cleaning product manufacturers say consumers are always on the lookout for items that will make their lives easier. It turns out spring cleaning is … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Stand by your brand

Marketing branded produce is different from marketing branded items in other sections of the store. While consumers are aware of various packaged goods brands, … Continue reading

Posted in Focus on Fresh