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Walmart’s e-commerce sales increased 21%

February 21st, 2019

Walmart’s e-commerce sales increased 21% in its fourth quarter, continuing to benefit from the expansion of grocery pickup and delivery. The chain’s U.S. same-store sales increased 6.8% in the quarter, while… Read more »

Local food is the new organic

February 21st, 2019

Packaged Facts has listed four disruptive food trends for 2019: Local foods, entrepreneurial brands making waves in the marketplace, restaurant-quality food at home and gut health at breakfast. “There’s no… Read more »

ALDI scores well in study against supermarkets

January 31st, 2019

In a recent report billed as the “2019 U.S. Supermarket Experience Study,” the Retail Feedback Group (RFG) compared U.S. supermarkets to deep-discount chain ALDI and the nation’s largest retailer Walmart… Read more »

Cheese

January 31st, 2019

Americans may be drinking less milk, but consumption of US-produced cheese products continues to grow, according to Rabobank. Full story

Active Beauty

January 31st, 2019

Since we unveiled the Active Beauty Trend at the end of 2016, it has gone from strength to strength. Here, we analyze the past, the present and the future of… Read more »