10-01-2014 Category News Published in Convenience Store Products
While working on its recently released global-snacking study, “Snack Attack: What Consumers are Reaching for Around the World,” research firm Nielsen was also at work on a report that reveals the snacking tendencies—and differences—of male and female snackers stateside.
08-25-2014 Category News Published in Convenience Store Products
FoodBytes, Datassential's monthly e-report, has an inside track on beverage goings-on, and it detailed several latent trends to monitor, including those of major players such as PepsiCo, The Coca-Cola Co., Nestle and Keurig.
07-28-2014 Category News Published in Convenience Store Products
Product innovation is the lifeblood of the convenience-store industry, and consumer packaged goods (CPG) firms do their part to keep the new-product pipeline robust by expanding into new categories. But how do legacy brands maintain their position in the marketplace and consumer mind space?
07-14-2014 Category News Published in Convenience Store Products
A growing number of convenience-store shoppers are seeking foods with a vast array of flavors. Baby boomers, for instance, increasingly look for bold flavors due to the dulling of their taste buds. Millennials look for a spectrum of exotic ingredients triggered by a desire for adventure and newness.