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Selfcare Summit looks at future of retail

Selfcare Summit looks at future of retail

INDIANAPOLIS — This past weekend the Global Market Development Center | Retail Tomorrow (GMDC) held its inaugural Selfcare Summit 2019 conference, a three-day business development and educational event focused on the “consumerization” of health care and its impact on the future of retail here. The summit replaced GMDC’s annual Health Beauty Wellness (HBW) Conference to

Store brands surge 40% in mass retail channel

Store brands surge 40% in mass retail channel

NEW YORK — Store brands are proving to be a powerful weapon for mass merchandisers, club stores and dollar stores as they compete against both Amazon and other brick and mortar retailers the Private Label Manufacturers Association reported Monday. An analysis of the latest Nielsen data reveals that private label dollar volume in the mass retail channel

GMDC names Tom Duffy VP of member development

GMDC names Tom Duffy VP of member development

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Industry veteran Tom Duffy has been named vice president of member development at the Global Market Development Center (GMDC).  He will focus primarily on expanding the association’s reach within the retail and consumer product industry in order to create the best global network of those in the health, beauty, wellness and general

Most consumers will grocery shop online by 2022-2024

Most consumers will grocery shop online by 2022-2024

MIAMI — Within five to seven years, 70% of U.S. consumers will be doing at least some of their grocery shopping online, according to research findings released by the Food Marketing Institute and Nielsen at the FMI’s Midwinter Conference here. The second-year findings of the “Digitally Engaged Food Shopper” study estimates that American consumers will be

Data tracking tool for GMDC members gets upgrade

Data tracking tool for GMDC members gets upgrade

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A resource tool originally designed to help Global Market Development Center (GMDC) members track and understand marketplace data has been upgraded to provide a more intuitive user experience and deeper levels of analytics. The updated GM Hierarchy was launched on Wednesday by GMDC in partnership with Nielsen and Retail Insights LLC.

Nielsen strengthens relationship with Walmart

Nielsen strengthens relationship with Walmart

NEW YORK — Nielsen announced Thursday that it had been named Walmart’s preferred provider of point-of-sale data, and was expanding its partnership with the giant retailer. Nielsen chief executive officer Mitch Barns shared details of the arrangement during the the company’s Investors Day conference. According to Barns, Nielsen and Walmart are teaming up to create

Fred’s and Nielsen expand analytical relationship

Fred’s and Nielsen expand analytical relationship

NEW YORK — Fred’s Inc. and Nielsen recently announced an expansion of their long-term relationship with the renewal of data insights and analytics services. With this agreement, Nielsen will become the exclusive account-level data provider for Fred’s, covering metrics for all 601 Fred’s stores in 15 states across the southeastern U.S., as well as future

Navigating the connected retail marketplace

Navigating the connected retail marketplace

We are living through a time of creative experimentation: Retailers are innovating with new store sizes and formats, technology companies are building a physical presence, brick-and-mortar retailers are leveraging digital programs to connect with their shoppers, and everyone competes for the consumer share of stomach. Retailers have become manufacturers by building out private label programs

Study examines grocery trends

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Grocers Association released top-line results earlier this month from its consumer trends study, which for the first time segments independent supermarket shoppers from national chain shoppers. The consumer trends study was conducted online by Nielsen on behalf of NGA from December 7 through December 22, 2015, among 1,525 U.S. adults