May 23rd, 2016
In the United States, food and drinks with at least one ethical label accounted for 45% of value sales in 2015. The largest contributors to this were the kosher label with US$118 billion, the widely recycled label with US$114 billion and the all natural label with US$25 billion in sales. Strongest category performers were carbonates, […]
May 10th, 2016
This week the Food and Drug Administration announced it would reconsider what is allowed to be labelled as “healthy.” The decision is a major step in the FDA catching up with what Americans already considered to be healthy. The change was prompted in large part by a Citizen’s Petition by Kind LLC, maker of popular […]
May 10th, 2016
La industria del retail en el continente americano experimenta resultados mixtos. A pesar de la desaceleración económica observada en diferentes países de América Latina, la industria mostró un crecimiento moderado o saludable en moneda local en la mayoría de los países. Los consumidores se han vuelto más cautos a la hora de gastar dinero, no […]
May 10th, 2016
The year 2015 brought mixed results for the retailing industry in the Americas. Despite the various economic slowdowns throughout Latin America, most countries saw moderate to healthy growth in their local currency. However, consumers have become more cautious spenders in regards not only to the brands that they are buying but also the retail channels […]
April 27th, 2016
USA is the undisputed king of beauty with the lion’s share of the global industry. Currently worth US$80 billion, the US market is expected to increase by a further US$18 billion by 2020, with a strong boost from the premium segment. Growth has accelerated significantly in colour cosmetics but still leaving room for further expansion […]
April 21st, 2016
US consumers enjoy consuming espresso-based drinks in specialist coffee shops and increasingly want to recreate these beverages at home.
April 4th, 2016
Name: IDEA 2016 Event Link: http://www.inda.org/idea16/ Event Date: May 3, 2016 Event Location: Boston, Massachusetts | Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Description: IDEA 2016 is INDA’s largest event. IDEA is part of a three-year event cycle held in conjunction with our counterparts in Europe (EDANA has INDEX) and Asia (ANFA has ANNEX). IDEA attracts over […]
April 2nd, 2016
People are happy to talk the talk but not so enthusiastic about walking the walk. Exercise is a game of two halves in much of North America, half the population are avid participants and the other half have thrown in their gloves.
March 31st, 2016
There is currently a strong and highly publicized movement against antibiotic use in meat and poultry in the United States, with more and more producers pledging to forego the use of antibiotics in some capacity.
March 23rd, 2016
The current generation of North American consumers may be more connected and tech savvy than any that has come before, but many aspects of college life remain fundamentally unchanged.