11/18/2014 - 11:15am

Researchers found that online and offline consumer conversations and recommendations account for 13% of consumer sales. 

 

11/17/2014 - 7:48pm

Pepsi has entered the artisanal beverage space with Caleb’s Kola, a drink made with cane sugar, kola nut extract and a blend of spices packaged in 10-oz. glass bottles. Each bottle has 110 calories and 29 grams of sugar.

11/17/2014 - 7:48pm

In response to the growing popularity of soft drinks sweetened with cane sugar and the spike in demand for “MexiCoke,” Coke has started distributing the product itself in the United States.

11/17/2014 - 7:48pm

It’s a new era for carbonated beverages. Sales have been falling for a decade as consumers have shifted away from traditional sodas sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup and are avoiding diet sodas due to concerns about artificial sweeteners.

11/13/2014 - 2:22pm

Tic Tac is asking consumers to add some variety to holiday stockings this season with the introduction of new limited-edition Candy Cane Tic Tac mints.

11/13/2014 - 12:49pm

According to Nielsen’s 2014 Holiday Retail Sales Forecast, nearly 25% of consumers polled had already started their holiday shopping in September.

11/13/2014 - 8:45am

IRI recently took a closer look at current shopping trends and provided a road map on how marketers can protect and grow share in the CPG marketplace in the new Times and Trends report, “Channel Migration: The Road to Growth Has Many Lanes.”

11/12/2014 - 2:54pm

North Carolina-based brand Cheerwine is bringing to consumers a special beverage for the holidays. For the first time ever, it will offer a pre-mixed blend — Cheerwine Punch — in two-liter bottles. 

11/12/2014 - 12:20pm

The Global Market Development Center on Wednesday released a new whitepaper that explores external drivers of change that will significantly impact the North American retail landscape over the next five years.