Acosta is the sales and marketing powerhouse behind most of the trusted brands seen in stores every day. The company provides a range of outsourced sales, marketing and retail merchandising services throughout the US, Canada and Europe. For 90 years, Acosta has led the industry in helping consumer packaged goods companies move products off shelves and into shoppers’ baskets. For more information, please visit www.acosta.com.
Acosta Senior Vice President, Fresh Foods Bryan Chartrand discusses what is driving the growth of fresh, how retailers can cater to consumers’ changing needs and what the perimeter department of the future will look like.
Rising commodity costs as well as growing transportation and packaging costs are driving price increases in the grocery sector. Experts from Acosta discuss which segments are most affected and what steps retailers and manufacturers should take.
The Health and Beauty Care (HBC) category represents a major opportunity for grocery retailers to increase the amount shoppers spend on each trip, according to a study completed by Acosta and the Food Marketing Institute.