Monthly Archives: January 2013

  • Are your new product ideas attractive enough
It’s a common dilemma. You have multiple new product ideas, but how do you know which ones are the most attractive in terms of consumer/customer interest, market size and growth and where you and your customers can make the most...
Momentum in consumer spending as the year ended On Jan. 15, Reuters announced that U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in December, suggesting momentum in consumer spending as the year ended. According to the Commerce Department, retail sales increased 0.5 percent after a...
If you are a manufacturer or marketer of kitchen tools and gadgets, cookware, kitchen appliances, food storage, or any other food prep product category, the single most important consumer trend you should be monitoring in the coming years is the...