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On-the-Go Snacking: Omnichannel Implications for In-Store Shopping

Grocery retailing around the globe is changing rapidly as several new trends disrupt traditional models. These trends are changing the way consumers shop for snacks. This session will identify these emerging threats and offer several strategies companies can use to adapt to these changes.

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The Power of Storytelling at Retail

The concept of storytelling has been around for quite a long time now, but specifically relating to how brands communicate with consumers out-of-store, never shoppers in-store. There is a belief that a brand’s shopper communications should talk about product attributes, promotions, and price. It …

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Bricks & Clicks Retail: From Enemies to Allies

This provocative seminar will flip the narrative between retailers who sell online and physical locations by answering the question “What if they went from enemies to allies?” Kavanagh will will explore how brick-and-mortar retailers can win in the digital age and how online retailers …

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Driving Profit Through Balance at Retail Checkout

Discover the facts on public opinion, consumer insights and shopping behavior at retail checkout for shaping sensible front-end strategies grounded in research data. You will gain insights from the most current research on how retailers can contemporize their checkouts by providing shoppers a broader …

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2018 State of the Market: E-Commerce for Candy, Snacks and Specialty

E-commerce is driving disruption and creating unlimited opportunities for candy, snack and specialty, manufacturers and retailers. This session highlights the latest trends and outlines five essentials in the world of e-commerce. Presented at the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo.

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2018 State of the Market: Specialty

As specialty continues to provide increased margins, this session offers the latest insights from the experts at SPINS to help retailers capture the untapped potential of the specialty category. Presented at the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo.

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2018 State of the Market: Candy and Snack

This session highlights the most current performance, insights and trends for candy and snacks, combined with a look forward to opportunities to grow each category. Presented at the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo.

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The Final FSMA Frontier: Intentional Adulteration [Presentation Recording and Deck]

The purpose of FDA’s Final Rule: Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration is to prevent intentional harm to the public, such as terrorism involving the food supply. The rule requires companies to develop a plan to identify vulnerabilities and mitigation strategies for high risk …

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2018: April 22 IRI Retail Sales Data

2018 Continues to Track Ahead While March sales were boosted by the early Easter, the 52 weeks ending April 22 show continued sales gains for candy and gum, at +1.4 percent. As has been the case for much of the past three years, non-chocolate …

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Current Regulatory Status of Partially Hydrogenated Oils [Presentation Recording and Deck]

In June 2015, FDA announced its determination that partially hydrogenated oils are no longer considered to be “generally recognized as safe” with a compliance deadline of June 18, 2018. When granting the three-year compliance period, FDA stated this would be sufficient time for the …

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