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Blacksmith Applications acquires TABS Analytics

Blacksmith Applications acquires TABS Analytics

BOSTON — Blacksmith Applications, a leading provider of SaaS-based trade promotion management and optimization software to the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the acquisition of TABS Analytics. The combined entity brings together the market-leading trade effectiveness, data analytics, category management and shopper insights solutions of TABS with the technical acumen, trade management expertise and domain knowledge

Online grocery sees only slight uptick in new users

Online grocery sees only slight uptick in new users

SHELTON, Conn. — Despite more interest in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic, eCommerce grocery saw only a slight increase in sales from new users this year, according to the TABS Analytics Annual Food and Beverage Consumables Study. Overall, online grocery transactions increased 15% year-over-year, as existing buyers made more frequent purchases, and smaller eCommerce

Study: Online grocery loyalty grows, but success costly

Study: Online grocery loyalty grows, but success costly

SHELTON, Conn. –  Consumers are more frequently shopping for groceries online, according to the TABS Analytics 7th Annual Food and Beverage Consumables Study. E-commerce grocery purchases nearly doubled in the past year, with 66% of consumers noting their loyalty to shopping through this channel and Amazon, Walmart and Target making the largest gains in penetration.

Former Unilever exec joins TABS Analytics board

Former Unilever exec joins TABS Analytics board

SHELTON, Conn. — Arthur Drogue, who has held executive roles at Unilever, Best Foods, Nabisco Brands Inc. and other consumer packaged goods companies, has joined TABS’s Analytics board of directors. “We are pleased to welcome Art to the TABS board,” said Kurt Jetta, executive chairman and founder of TABS Analytics. “Art’s background, experience and knowledge

Walmart tops in home products

SHELTON, Conn. — Walmart is the leading venue for sales of household products, according to research by TABS Analytics. Walmart accounts for 16.4% of sales in the $75 billion household products market, TABS revealed in a recent webinar. That compares to 14.9% for food retailers, 9.5% for dollar stores, 9.3% for home improvement stores. E-commerce

TABS Analytics webinar to dissect beauty market

TABS Analytics webinar to dissect beauty market

SHELTON, Conn. — TABS Analytics next week plans to release the results of its third annual TABS Analytics Beauty Study, shedding some light on the ever-changing buying habits of consumers in a core mass retail market. Surveying 1,000 women ages 18 to 75 in October, the study looks at what types of beauty products shopper