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Kronenbourg samples a new approach for the holidays

To capitalize on growing “year-round” beer consumption, Carlsberg has been enforcing a premium positioning by activating at holiday markets.

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Sampler enters grocery retail with UNFI deal

A partnership with North America’s largest wholesale distributor gives shoppers the ability to add a sample to ecommerce orders.

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Handfuel innovates its way into a competitive new space

The healthy snacking brand has launched a new nut cluster product on the heels of a packaging refresh and retail expansion.

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Most-read of 2021: Shopper Marketing Report

From new products to new ways to use promo spend, the stories SMR readers were most interested in this year.

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California Prunes returns to sampling to meet new buyers

The first event at Union Station since the start of the pandemic drove consideration for an often overlooked snack.

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Campbell’s took a ‘surgical approach’ to marketing amid supply chain issues

The CPG says soup sales also helped it beat expectations.

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Well Juicery sees opportunity beyond grocery

From Shopper Marketing Report: The fresh pressed brand is coming to Starbucks to tap interest in ginger drinks.

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McCormick and General Mills team up to tempt spice seekers

Frank’s RedHot Pizza Pops combines two brands to test how the partnership could expand its target of young men.

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Loblaw takes a multidimensional approach to relaunching the Insiders’ Report

The grocer is running its “biggest program ever” for the magazine’s return to print, including a nostalgic campaign and in-store holograms.

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How are global crises shaping food trends?

From Shopper Marketing Report: How generational divides, sustainability and purchase habits will shape the year ahead.

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What’s looming for men’s grooming?

According to Caddle insights, spending on body care products is up, while ingrained grooming habits will mostly remain.

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Hershey is making sure it’s impossible to miss its Kisses in store

The CPG’s big displays aim to capture attention during an increased-frequency holiday shopping period.

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Lactalis is making drinkable yogurt appeal to parents

According to the CGP, Iogo Nano’s practical size and sugar content is resonating with its target during back to school.

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Sales for cold, cough and flu products expected to be flat

Numerator data shows lifting restrictions haven’t had a major impact (yet).

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How to launch a product in today’s retail world

Social Nature’s Jessica Malach explains how things like community generation are critical to a brand’s success.