Health & Wellness Best Practices: Retail Partnering to Serve the Shopper with Diabetes

Health and wellness has emerged as a leading concern among consumers of all ages and ethnicities, creating rich opportunities for retailers and their suppliers. More than many other areas, health and wellness presents a broad scope for collaboration, as manufacturers in the healthcare space can bring unmatched expertise and understanding of highly complex health issues. In addition, tectonic shifts in …

Why Food Prep Matters

A combination of factors have revived interest in cooking and made the kitchen once again a major center of activity in the home. As a result, perhaps more than ever kitchenware is emerging as a natural complement to food purchases and is one of the most important purchases according to shoppers when making decisions about their health and wellness. Download …

Why Baby Products Matter to Retailers

Actionable insights within this study will highlight evolving opportunities in one of the most important and promising categories for food and drug retailers: BABY CARE. Read “Why Baby Products Matter to Retailers” to learn more about how to: Consolidate your baby businesses and make them a destination department. Leverage shopper loyalty data to understand Mom better. Take advantage of digital …

Bring Beauty Back to Retail

Whether searching for the perfect frizz taming spray or for the longest-lasting deodorant, women and men, young and old are shopping the beauty aisle. And it’s about time the industry paid more attention. In fact, 99% of all U.S. households purchase beauty products, spending an average of $257 annually. Today, total U.S. beauty sales are estimated at $47.9 billion. Beauty is one of those categories that touches …

Retail 2020: Answering the “So What?”

On Friday, May 29th, 2015, Dan O’Connor, President & CEO of RetailNet Group, was the keynote speaker at the 2015 General Merchandise Conference. Dan highlighted key drivers of change for Retailers, opportunities and challenges they are facing, and what the retail environment will look like by 2020. The full white paper is available by clicking on “Read Executive Summary”. Download …

Why Pet Products Matter to Shoppers in Grocery & Drug

The answer is simple: opportunity. True, pet is already the top-selling general merchandise category in grocery, with annual sales of $6.64 billion. In drug, understandably, it plays a much smaller role, not making the 10 best-selling GM categories in the channel. When it comes to sales growth, though, the picture is reversed… Download Executive Summary Login for Full Whitepaper

Canadian Retail Outlook: The Next 18 Months and Beyond

In a GMDC*Connect videocast, Tim O’Connor, Vice President of RetailNet Group, presented “Canadian Retail Outlook: The Next 18 Months and Beyond.” This whitepaper for GMDC members summarizes O’Connor’s exploration of the key drivers of change that are significantly impacting and will continue to impact the Canadian retail landscape over the coming years. Download Executive Summary Login for Full Whitepaper