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Data Points 2011

January 2011

January 3: Ads Illuminate Marketing Directions
January 10: Consumers Opinionated on Food Safety
January 17: CPG Merchandising on the Rise
January 24: Prices Boost Holiday Sales
January 31: Media Influences Grocery Shopper Actions

February 2011

February 7: Wal-Mart’s Urban Excursion
February 14: Shoppers Cite Store Annoyances
February 21: Sales Gains in the Meat Case
February 28: Signs of CPG Improvement

March 2011

March 7: Print Ad Blocks on the Rise
March 14: Shoppers Notice Shelf-Price Increases
March 21: Women Gain Interest in Natural OTCs
March 28: Largest Traditional Supermarkets Shed Stores

April 2011

April 4: Sustainability and Disposable Diapers
April 11: Supermarkets Score High for Technology
April 18: Supermarket Shoppers Show Health Interests
April 25: Opportunities in Diabetes Management

May 2011

May 2: Advertising Wine and Spirits in Supermarkets
May 9: Delighted Customers Recommend Favorite Stores
May 16: Coupon Use Remains High
May 23: Economy Tops Retailers' 'Worry List'
May 30: Retailers Reassess Risks

June 2011

June 6: Shoppers Tire of Economizing
June 13: Retailers Lead With Their Private Brands
June 20: Growth in Natural Products
June 27: CPG Firms Bounce Back

July 2011

July 4: Retailers Boost GM Print Ads
July 11: Gas Prices Impact Shopping Behavior
July 18: Young Shoppers Express Optimism
July 25: Consumers Need Their Caffeine Fix

August 2011

August 1: Shoppers Indicate Loyalty for Publix, ShopRite
August 8: Coupon Distribution Down, Redemption Up
August 15: Using Mobile Devices
August 22: Costco, Whole Foods Get Social Media Raves
August 29: Target Edges Wal-Mart on Food Prices

September 2011

September 5: Supermarkets Lose Volume, Gain Share in Magazine Category
September 12: Economy Weighs on Shopping Decisions
September 19: Retailers Increase Candy Advertising
September 26: Club, Mass Channels See Private-Label Growth

October 2011

October 3: Millennials Sour on ‘Old School’ Supermarkets
October 10: Retail CFOs More Optimistic
October 17: Shoppers Eye Allergen-Free Halloween Candy
October 24: Supermarkets Top Choice for Specialty Food Shoppers
October 31: Converting Shoppers to Buyers in Frozen Foods