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Cool vibes in China: Making ice cream a ‘mood food’ treat

As ice cream’s popularity grows among urban Chinese consumers, Mintel advises transforming the tasty treat into a ‘mood food.’ The good vibe move is...

AccuStore scorecards up for CSP Best New Product

AccuStore’s new store scorecard feature has been selected by CSP magazine as a finalist for its 2017 Retailer Choice Best New Product Contest. The...

More teas please: Young Brits want variety, pairing with food

Young Brits are seeking variety when it comes to tea. But it doesn’t stop at flavors. For instance, these consumers are also interested in pairing with...

Modern Store Equipment ranks among fastest-growing U.S. companies

Inc. magazine has recognized Modern Store Equipment for the second straight year on its annual Inc. 5000 List of the nation’s fastest-growing private...

Research reveals physical stores are engines of online growth

New research revealing a symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical stores and its e-commerce platform was recently published by British Land, a...

Environmental Lights continues rapid growth

Environmental Lights, a provider of LED lighting solutions, has been named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for the fifth year...

No siesta in Mexico

Retailers and brands might want to think twice about ignoring current opportunities in Mexico. The nation accounts for the greatest increase in retail...

Candles cast bright glow on U.K. air care market

Londoners are turning to air care products to tackle pollution. New research from Mintel points out that while those in the capital are the most likely to...

American consumers crave affordable organic foods

Price-savvy Americans say affordability ranks as the prime motivator when determining whether to fill their carts with more organic foods. They’ll also be...