Tag Archives: Millenials

Catching those elusive Millennials

Millennials are tough to pin down, but worth the effort, according to a PLMA survey. Forget about the Baby Boomers. Now, the Millennials are moving front-and-center … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Upfront

Value tops list of Millennials’ shopping priorities, says new PLMA study

A new nationwide study from PLMA for the first time casts significant light on the grocery shopping patterns of the Millennials, the 100 million … Continue reading

Posted in News

Store Category Blurring to Continue, KRS Study Predicts

The results of a Fall 2013 survey of over 1200 U.S. Millennial, Generation X and Baby Boomer consumers, conducted by retail design firm King Retail Solutions (KRS), emphasized … Continue reading

Posted in News

Demographic diversity

The face of the American consumer is changing. Can supermarket retailers, and their suppliers, change with it? Their overall business model may depend on it. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Sounding Board: Feeding the shark

Amazon’s foray into fresh groceries poses a potential threat to traditional grocers. If there is one truism in retail it is that customers always … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Columns

The Rise of Craft Beer in the U.S.

While the economic downturn has affected consumer spending across many sectors, craft and craft-style beers are defying recessionary trends with an impressive upward trajectory. … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Quarterly MarketPulse Survey Finds Gen-Xers Practicing Frugal Ways

Generation X, those born after the post World War II baby boomers, generally has a positive outlook on the economy, but that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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A Millennial Perspective… on blogging

Last week I received an e-newsletter from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board announcing the launch of its 3rd annual “30 Days, 30 Ways with … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Web-Exclusive Content

With a cherry on top

Fresh cherries have never been more popular and retailers are preparing for the short, yet profitable season. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt For many people … Continue reading

Posted in Focus on Fresh

Food Forum: Media matters

By Timothy P. McMahon, Ph.D. Generation Y, a segment of the population born between 1977 and 1994, encompasses 80 million consumers with more than … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Columns

Talking Shop with… Steve Ward

The vice president of national accounts for Heineken USA says the company is reaching Millennials with social media and other marketing initiatives. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop