More and more British shoppers are now walking to their local shop; according to research commissioned by My Shop is Your Shop and Unilever’s leading brands Flora and Persil Small & Mighty. The...

American consumers aren’t feeling particularly jolly heading into the holiday shopping season this year with more than one-third (35 per cent) of American consumers across all income levels expecting...

In part two of our discussion of the economic crisis and its impact on different sectors of the food industry we shine the spotlight on supermarkets, manufacturers, gourmet retailers and convenience stores. Supermarkets Supermarkets,...

More and more American consumers are now turning toward the supermarket aisles for quick dinner options at the expense of fast-food restaurants. Three out of five consumers (62 per cent) who report purchasing...

Private label products, or store brands, are growing faster in convenience stores compared to other stores and represent a tremendous growth opportunity for the convenience channel, according to new research...

American consumers are balancing the need to save money on consumer packaged goods with the need to conserve petrol, so they are turning to major shopping centres to make fewer and larger shopping trips. Information...

7-Eleven, Inc. last week named Mars Snackfood as the recipient of its US Retailer Initiative Award for 2007. The annual honour recognises a “top supplier and partner who excels at supporting 7-Eleven...

Australian grocery and liquor wholesaler Metcash maintained earnings guidance of after tax profit of almost $197 million on the back of sales revenue expected to pass the $10 billion mark for the first...

NightOwl Convenience is set to expand its network into Victoria with the opening of its first Victorian store in Mornington. Australia’s sixth largest convenience store franchise is anticipated to...

An array of food and beverage manufacturers are now looking to consumers to provide ideas for new products and flavours as the internet opens up greater opportunities to connect with consumers. And it...