Mini collectibles and collectible trading cards are hot segments in the toy market. They are “on point with what kids want, aren’t expensive and keep kids coming back,” according to Adrienne Appell, a representative for the Toy Industry Association.
The personal massager category still is small at only $3.2 million for the 12 weeks ended Sept. 4, according to SymphonyIRI Group data across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), but the growth rate is trending at a 20.6% clip.
The diabetes patient has long been identified as a coveted higher-trip, higher- market-basket opportunity for pharmacy operators. And now Rite Aid has created a loyalty card program specifically for that diabetes patient.
Vitamin D has been one of the fastest-growing segments in the VMS market since 2010, a factor that has been in step with the number of positive clinical studies establishing the need for vitamin D supplementation.