Unlike Christmas and birthdays, shoppers do not typically plan ahead for Valentine’s Day. Forty-six percent of consumers say they will start shopping in early February for their loved ones; however, the majority of spending for Valentine’s Day takes place the day before and the day of the actual holiday. But with Valentine’s Day falling on…

Planning for the Super Bowl? With an estimated 190 million Americans planning to watch the game this year and to serve guacamole as the centerpiece snack, make sure your Super Bowl produce displays are set early and fully stocked not only with avocados, but with tomatoes, onions, limes, and all the guacamole fixings! Read More

Growth in organic food sales continues to outpace total food sales. Organic produce is leading the way, as it is the primary point of entry into organic food for most consumers. It’s an essential part of a comprehensive department assortment, a key point of differentiation when well-executed, and a tremendous opportunity for retailers of all…