11/15/2012 - 6:34pm

With more people working from home, the office products category continues to expand.

11/15/2012 - 6:34pm

This holiday season will be both a splurge and save season for toys. Parents will splurge for one or two toys, but will round out their holiday shopping with less expensive items, according to Adrienne Appell, a spokesperson for the Toy Industry Association.


11/15/2012 - 6:34pm

While daily coffee consumption is dominated by ground coffee — 35% of consumers drink roasted ground coffee every day — premium-priced single-cup coffee is gaining popularity and has led the growth in the coffee category between 2010 and 2012, according to Mintel.


11/15/2012 - 6:34pm

After several lackluster years, cookie sales were up in 2011 and are likely to show slight gains this year.

11/15/2012 - 6:34pm

Sales of facial anti-aging products continued to slip — perhaps as consumers continue to watch their spending or try to navigate the inundated anti-aging market — while sales of facial moisturizers experienced an uptick, according to data from SymphonyIRI Group.


11/15/2012 - 6:33pm

Men’s shaving/grooming and deodorants may continue to dominate the male grooming segment, but there’s no doubt that guys are increasingly taking greater notice of skin care products — a trend that is expected to gain greater momentum going forward.


11/15/2012 - 6:33pm

RH Labs just launched a line of intimacy health products endorsed by Laura Berman, a well-known sex and relationship expert who hosts the show “In The Bedroom” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Berman collaborated on the design of every product in her line, the company noted.


11/15/2012 - 6:33pm

As more Americans join the ranks of diabetics, the opportunity to target these consumers at the shelf becomes more crucial. 


11/05/2012 - 2:03pm

New introductions should put some heat back into the soup category. The category’s performance — according to a recent report from Mintel — has been lukewarm, with a compounded annual growth rate of only 1% from 2006 to 2011.