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Industry Needs Reinvention Before Recovery, Nielsen Says

Retailers and brands need to navigate three distinct time horizons toward economic regeneration in a post-coronavirus world, predicts Nielsen's Scott McKenzie.


CPG Industry Grew 2.2%, Finds BCG, IRI Report

Eighth annual study highlights role of acquisitions, private brands, surgical pricing, e-commerce and consumer-trend fulfillment in fueling short- to mid-term growth.

WGB's editors give 2020's latest products a test

The coronavirus has provided an unprecedented wake-up call to be agile and relevant. How can brands respond?

Pantry and paper product purchases taper off to make way for more goodies, Acosta’s latest COVID-19 survey finds.

Mediterranean food brands produce Gyro meat, pitas, hummus and more

A month into the concerns over coronavirus, consumers' “new normal” includes online ordering and pantry stocking.

The Lempert Report: Unilever is updating its principles for marketing food and beverages to kids, and putting people and health above profits.

New research from Acosta tracks how consumers’ buying behaviors are changing amid the coronavirus crisis.

Officials of General Mills say they are pulling some April promotions with retailers as they adjust to demands of operating in a pandemic.

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