Mind the Store

Retail industry news you can use

Outdoor participation is down 1 billion adventures, with changing demographics

Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition, Food & Beverage

The  Outdoor Foundation’s much-awaited Outdoor Participation Report was released a couple weeks back coinciding with the annual Outdoor Retailer...

Tumultuous Weeks for Organics Retailers

Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition, Food & Beverage

As grocery floor space diminishes, where does that leave natural and organic brands? ThirdChannel commits to bringing actionable tips to make the most of your in store presence during the ups and...

Where to find growth with consumers in the Naturals Market?

Industry Trends, Health & Nutrition, Food & Beverage

“Naturals” accounted for a whopping 27.4% of the growth within the food and beverage industry during 2019. According to SPINS 2019 State of the Natural Industry report, the natural food and...

The Secret to Long-Term Brand Sales? A Great Customer Experience

Data Insights, Food & Beverage

It’s no secret that today’s customers are looking for a better in-store shopping experience. While 64% of Americans still prefer shopping in brick-and-mortar stores, most shoppers agree that...

Whole Foods Can Partner with Brands to Improve Customer Experience

Industry Trends, Food & Beverage

It’s no secret that tensions between Whole Foods and its suppliers and vendors have been on the rise in recent months. As Whole Foods revamps its in-store strategy, it has started charging vendors...

Will Target’s Latest Moves Help it Compete Better With Amazon and Walmart?

Industry Trends, CPG, Food & Beverage

Target’s been busy recently bolstering its supply chain and eCommerce operations to excite any shoppers looking for convenience. And let’s face it, that’s pretty much all of us.

Who’s Responsible for In-Store Sales: The Brand or The Retailer?

State of In-Store, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene, Food & Beverage

Recently, I was reminded of the story of George Saunders, who ran a grocery store in Memphis back in the early 20th century. In those days, each customer would give their shopping list to the...

Why Aren’t Millennials Shopping at Grocery Stores?

Industry Trends, Food & Beverage

Millennials are a hot topic when it comes to disrupting the traditional norms of various industries, and the food retail industry is no exception. The largest US population spends the least amount...

Top 10 Tips for Next-Generation Demos and Assisted Selling in Stores

Data Insights, CPG, Home, Home Improvement, Health & Nutrition, Pet, Consumer Electronics, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene, Food & Beverage

At a time when nearly half of retail CIOs say growth is their top priority for 2018, brands and retailers are searching for ways to make the physical store more engaging for customers, and...

The Recipe for an Impactful Sales-Driving Demo (Infographic)

Data Insights, CPG, Home, Home Improvement, Health & Nutrition, Pet, Consumer Electronics, Beauty, Cosmetics & Hygiene, Food & Beverage

It's hard for brands to stand out on a crowded store shelf. That's why so many invest in product demos: they're a trusted strategy for driving product trials and sales.

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