FOOD DISTRIBUTION GUY’S HIERARCHY OF NEEDS FOR A SUCCESSFUL GROCERY STORE LISTING!

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a motivational theory in psychology comprising a five-tier model of human needs, often depicted as hierarchical levels within a pyramid. He stated that people are motivated to achieve certain needs and that some needs take precedence over others. For business, a successful grocery store listing caps off their dreams. Like […]

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CANADA’S ORGANIC FOOD SECTOR – PROSPERING MARKET WITH CONSUMERS!

When organic products were first introduced into the Canadian market, shopping for such foods required a special trip to a natural foods store or farmers market. As interest in organics grew, organic foods became widely available in conventional supermarkets, but premium prices usually meant only affluent shoppers could afford them. Today, the Canadian organic food […]

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BABY BOOMERS – THE FORGOTTEN CONSUMER!

The talk of the town for food marketers today is how to connect and engage with the Millennial and Generation Z consumer. Rightly so given how they have shaped today’s food trends and how they represent the emerging sectors for food manufacturers. Yet, many CPG manufacturers seem to ignore the Baby Boomer as this generation […]

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GROCERY WARS – “CONNECTNG WITH CONSUMERS ON AN EMOTIONAL LEVEL IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS”!

When CPG brands connect with consumers on an emotional level, there is in most cases a strong anticipated ROI. For instance, “Within a year of launching products and messaging to maximize emotional connection, a leading household cleaner turned market share losses into double-digit growth”. (The New Science of Customer Emotions, Scott Magids, Alan Zorfas, Daniel […]

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