Post Categories: September 2013

Global Industry News

The recession may be over, but consumers are still keen on saving. According to a recent report by Mintel, 68 percent of shoppers say they’re paying more attention to prices now than they were 5 years ago, and 52 percent wait for discounts to buy higher-priced items. -Progressive Grocer
A recent survey shows there’s still plenty of room to improve the grocery shopping experience. While 83 percent of shoppers say they’re satisfied with their usual grocery store(s), only 56 percent say they actually enjoy shopping and 18 percent actively dislike it. -Packaged Facts
Over the last 12 months, carbonated beverages brought in the highest category dollar sales for U.S. supermarkets ($11.3 billion), followed by milk ($10.5 billion) and fresh breads and rolls ($9.3 billion). -Supermarket News