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Consumer Insights & Trends

Meal Kit Trends Post COVID EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsOther
September 14, 2020

5 Consumer Trends Driving a Resurgence in Meal Kits Right Now

For the meal kit industry, 2020 will be remembered as the year of the comeback. What consumer trends are driving the resurgence of meal kits right now? Many of the early consumer behavior shifts we saw this year were directly related to COVID-19. However, now months into the pandemic, we’re…
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Chowbotics Sally the Robot Grocery Trends
Consumer Insights & TrendsOther
August 20, 2020

The Mother of Invention: Pandemic Induced Innovation in the Food Industry

If necessity is the mother of invention, then the pandemic has produced the mother of all necessities. Innovation has accelerated to levels never even dreamed of in the retail food industry because rapid and dramatic change is currently essential to survival. Forty-five percent of consumers have changed at least one brand preference since…
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Food Brands' Values Build Consumer Connection And Loyalty EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsOther
July 21, 2020

Food Marketers, You’re Now Being Measured By Your Actions As Much As Your Products

From the pandemic to the Black Lives Matter protests and subsequent boycotts and buycotts, food marketers are navigating the most complex marketplace in recent history. This environment has made consumers even more deliberate about the brands they support based on how they treat their employees, the planet and the communities in which…
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Grocery Trends Following COVID EHY
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
June 29, 2020

The New Grocery Landscape, Is It Fleeting or Here to Stay?

With all the changes wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, only a crazy person would try to predict which of those changes in the grocery industry will stick and which will fall by the wayside. Well ... here I go. In July 1848, Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, editor of Le Figaro and a novelist (mostly romances), wrote,…
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Shoppable Recipe CA Walnuts EH
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigitalOther
June 18, 2020

Monetizing Recipe Content: How Food Commodity Boards Can Capitalize as Online Grocery Surges

If there’s anything food marketers have learned over the past couple of months, it is how important an e-commerce channel strategy is. With consumers urged to stay home, online grocery shopping has grown exponentially. Home delivery has become an essential service for those who are elderly or immunocompromised, and it has…
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AR Food Menu Halolamp EvansHardyYoung
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigital
April 15, 2020

The Food Industry is Pushing Innovation to New Heights

There’s a lot we can learn from the leaders who decided to be proactive rather than reactive, who quickly identified the potential benefits of technical innovation and created advantages during a time when few seemed to exist. They’ve offered us a glimpse of how the food industry is capable taking…
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Empty Grocery Shelves COVID-19 EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
March 31, 2020

Record Sales & Empty Shelves: The Short- and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on Supermarkets

Businesses all over the country are shutting down as responses to COVID-19 increase daily. Meanwhile supermarkets are working around the clock. And they are one of the very few remaining places where people can’t avoid coming in close contact with each other. As supermarkets scramble to stay ahead of rapidly…
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Kroger Mobile Delivery EvansHardy+Young Food Marketing
Consumer Insights & TrendsOtherRetail
March 5, 2020

Grocers Take Drastic Measures in Effort to Gain Consumer Approval

Supermarket operators are trying tactics to satisfy their customers in ways that even just a few short years ago would have been unthinkable. A store where you just pick up your choices and walk out – with no checkout and no scanning? This model, Amazon Go, is being tested by any number of…
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Consumer Research Rating EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsFood Campaigns
February 9, 2020

Who Cares What Your Customers Think. It’s How They Feel That Matters.

With a larger percentage of marketing budgets being spent on analytics YOY, you likely know more about your customers’ behaviors than ever before. Yet according to Brandwatch, more than 50% of marketers in 2020 feel they don’t have access to the right data that can help them know their customers…
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