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Topic: Grocery

Yes, Shoppers Actually Do Like Those Adventurous New Food Flavors Data backs up brands' snack experiments

Food marketers are constantly experimenting with crazy flavors to get consumers to try new products. Those gimmicks are successfully piquing shoppers' interest (regardless of how something actually tastes), according to…

November 25, 2014, 2:16 PM EST

This Grocery Store's New Look Was Inspired by Everything From Pixar to BuzzFeed Lowes Foods gets a bold rebrand from agency The Variable

Sure, megachains like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's can pull off a hip, millennial-savvy vibe. But what about those old-school regional grocers? Lowes Foods, with around 100 locations in the Carolinas…

November 18, 2014, 11:16 AM EST

Waitrose Skips the Whimsical but Still Warms Hearts in Its Christmas Ad And you might actually remember what's being advertised

Christmas storytelling is an annual rite of advertising one-upsmanship in Britain. But how can you weave a heart-warming tale while still keeping your product front and center? U.K. grocery chain Waitrose…

November 7, 2014, 11:10 AM EST

When a Competitor Was Caught Upselling, This Grocery Chain Had the Perfect Response A quick-thinking coup for Lidl U.K.

British supermarket chain Sainsbury's had a bit of an awkward social media moment this week, when a customer noticed a sign encouraging employees to squeeze patrons for more money. The sign,…

October 2, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

9 Sneaky Marketing Tricks We Fall for Every Time We Shop From decoy pricing to BOGOs, a catalog of manipulations

We all know we're being manipulated every time we shop, but it can still be unnerving to see the true extent of mind games being played on us. That's why I…

August 6, 2014, 1:59 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: May 2-9 These hot and cool spots crossed borders. Vote for your favorite

As the tulips pop and the winter garb is tucked away in the backs of closets, some of the brands that gave us our biggest ad hits of the week…

May 9, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

A Look at How Women Grocery Shop They focus on health, and prefer to squeeze their produce in person

These days, ladies are all about the labels in the grocery store. With the help of mobile devices and coupons, they tend toward the healthiest food at the best prices,…

April 2, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

This Is How Men Grocery Shop 65% say they’re open to trying new brands

Men today are no longer deterred by traditional gender stereotypes. They're putting family before career! They're taking care of the kids! They're doing housework! So it's no surprise that, as…

February 25, 2014, 10:48 PM EST

This Family Gets Awesomely Excited About Cheap Thanksgiving Meat And, of course, cheap yams

No Thanksgiving meal is complete without a hearty helping of cheap, cheap meat. This seasonal spot from Price Chopper and agency DeVito/Verdi has some fun with the reputation that discount grocers…

November 27, 2013, 2:22 PM EST

Twinkies Are Back! Now What? As the 83-year-old snack returns to shelves, the road ahead may not be soft and spongy

When Hostess Twinkies return to store shelves next month, they’ll epitomize one of branding’s rarest feats: a return from the dead. But while the snack’s resurgence (courtesy of a $410…

June 27, 2013, 12:42 PM EDT

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