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Circana research shows traditional Thanksgiving buying with emphasis on deals

- General News
The week prior to and the week of Thanksgiving are critical sales drivers, although consumers also shop early for spot deals.

IFPA collaborates with Circana for retail produce data platform

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has launched its new Produce Consumption Data Platform, giving IFPA members access to top-notch grocery retail sales data, including category specific insights and trends.

Fresh produce sees volume growth at retail in July

- Featured
While the Circana (formerly IRI) sales numbers showed little to no response or improvement in volume sales across most departments, fresh produce was a powerful exception, according to Jonna Parker, Team Lead Fresh with Circana.

Shoppers focus on fresh produce deals, buying less in June

- General News
Shoppers are looking for deals as inflation increased across all food, including fresh produce, in June.

Circana reports sharp decrease in household spending after COVID-era SNAP benefit cutoff

- General News
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), historically known as food stamps, has undergone recent changes, including the end of COVID relief benefits across the U.S. in March.

U.S. restaurant industry holds steady with May traffic

- General News
Quick service restaurants (QSRs) have historically represented the majority share of U.S. restaurant industry traffic, which means as quick service goes, so goes the industry.

Memorial Day sales show holiday boost opportunity

- Featured
Summer has arrived and with it the start of grilling season, outdoor entertainment and travel. According to the May Circana survey of 1,000+ primary grocery shoppers, summer travel may look a bit different this year.

Fruit demand rises amid lower inflation

- General News

The April Marketplace The deceleration of the rate of inflation continued in April 2023. “After many …


Lower inflation drives higher fruit demand in March, but is it enough?

- Retail
For the first time in many months, inflation for total food and beverages stayed in the single digits.