Vegans on the Rise
Everyone knows the answer: the consumer’s favorite stores. For nearly 20 years, PLMA’s annual Salute to Excellence Awards have filled in the blanks by giving recognition to retailers for innovation and quality. This year’s Awards will be announced at the show in Chicago but you can get a preview of some of the most interesting products that the judges selected. Join news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff for this month’s edition of PLMA Live and a special report from Bob Vosburgh and Carol Angrisani. Click here for video.
More Europeans are pursuing plant-based lifestyles, and it’s catching on with American consumers, too. Judith Kolenburg gives the industry something to chew on.
Research and Technology: Store-in-Store Boom
Amazon and Aldi inside Kohl’s… Carsaver inside Walmart... Local businesses inside of Whole Foods’ 365 stores. Roy White details how retailers are leasing out parts of their bricks-and-mortar sales floors for non-competing or complimentary operators in a modern twist on traditional concessions. Click here for video.