The Rise of Artisanal Brands

The Rise of Artisanal Brands

No question, artisan foods are increasing in popularity. As consumer concern for healthy eating escalates, so has the interest in handmade, authentically made products. Everything from baked goods and specialty snacks to beverages, are joining the family of artisan...
Digital Meets Brick and Mortar with Amazon Go

Digital Meets Brick and Mortar with Amazon Go

By: Patti Cerami Today’s consumers have ever increasing choices when it comes to grocery shopping. The retail landscape is constantly evolving – whether it’s independent grocers like Nugget Markets, Sprouts or Fresh Market or e-comm options like Amazon...
Navigating the Changing Meat Category

Navigating the Changing Meat Category

It’s Dana’s turn to do the grocery shopping this week and Dana, a busy working mother of three, has many factors to consider. She wants steaks for date night with her husband, and burgers for a weekend barbecue, plus food for the week that will appease all three of...
So, What’s it Going to Cost?

So, What’s it Going to Cost?

Two early questions I get asked by clients who are just putting their toe in the water with shopper marketing are “How much should I budget overall?” and “How do I allocate the funds once I have them?” There are a lot of factors involved in determining how much money...