Tag Archives: SymphonyIRI Group

SymphonyIRI Group Rebrands to IRI

SymphonyIRI Group announced that it is embracing its founding name of Information Resources, Inc. and rebranding as IRI.  Andrew Appel, IRI’s president and chief … Continue reading

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A numbers game

The Grocery Headquarters annual State of the Industry Almanac takes a comprehensive look at dozens of supermarket categories. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Dairy queen

Decadent flavors and enticing variations, coupled with stellar sales, solidify ice cream’s position as the royalty of the frozen food aisle. When the proprietors … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Center Store

SymphonyIRI Channel Migration Report Finds Consumers Focusing on Value Proposition

As consumers continue to exhibit concern about the economy and their personal financial situations, it’s no surprise that they are continuing to shop frugally. … Continue reading

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Cutting it close

While the shaving category has had a few flat years, observers say new products should spur growth. by Nora Caley It is no fun … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Ice cream social

The summer months provide retailers with ample opportunity to promote and sell frozen treats. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Center Store

Squeezing the juice

Manufacturers hope to invigorate the shelf-stable juice category with lower-calorie, healthful options. Getting people, especially kids, to eat the USDA daily-recommended allowance of fruits … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Center Store

Beers’ fighting spirit(s)

Beer companies have ramped up their efforts with new products, increased promotion and creative packaging to help retailers lift beer sales. As if the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Center Store

CPG Industry Will Focus on Consumers Wanting to Live Well with Less in 2012, According to SymphonyIRI Report

From the unstable economy and stubborn unemployment rates to frugal consumers and high commodity prices, there has been endless discussion around the challenges facing … Continue reading

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The spices of life

The growing popularity of ethnic cuisine and the trend toward healthier eating has led to increased spice and seasoning sales. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Center Store

Slam Dunkin’

New varieties, better-for-you offerings and line extensions of old favorites are making a splash in the cookies and crackers aisle. There is no unemployment … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Center Store

Maximizing private label profits

Grocers can use private label products as a springboard to enhancing general merchandise and health and beauty care sales. The opportunity is there. Grocers … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit