July 20th, 2018
Lean Cuisine is introducing new vegan and vegetarian meals. It is also updating its line with organic ingredients and healthy swaps such as mashed cauliflower: “The company said it was broadening options for consumers by presenting on-trend ingredients in innovative ways. For example, the entrées feature cauliflower in lieu of mashed potatoes, lentil pasta and lasagna with layers of feta cheese and butternut squash.” P.S. Legacy brands are learning that they can’t rest on their laurels. Have you reviewed and updated...Read More
July 20th, 2018
The NRF has signed on to a federal jobs initiative which will do its part to promote retail industry careers: “On Thursday, the NRF signed the White House’s “Pledge to America’s Workers.” The move positions both the NRF Foundation’s Rise Up job training program, and student program that exposes college students to career opportunities in the retail industry to help create enhanced career opportunities for 250,000 individuals over the next five years.” P.S. Are you prepared for working with the next...Read More
July 19th, 2018
Think that Millennials are your target market? You may want to reconsider. Generation Z is coming into its own: “That makes the members of Generation Z, the oldest of whom were born in the mid-1990s and the youngest in the early 2000s, difficult to undervalue from a retailer perspective. At more than 74 million members, Gen Z is expected to account for 40% of all U.S. consumers by 2020, according to Adweek. As they grow, their spending likely will as...Read More
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