Gen Xers had the highest average income before taxes last year, of roughly $95k, according to the latest annual Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they averaged the most spending, too.
Grocery apps are some of the fastest-growing apps in the US. This year, 18.0 million US adults will use a grocery app at least once a month, up 49.6% over last year.
This infographic from Salesforce illustrates why and how storytelling is a crucial element of your marketing efforts.
When asked by Field Agent which categories were easiest to shop for online/in-app, 49% cited center store groceries. Only 5% said meat was easiest to shop for digitally.
This infographic from SERanking illustrates when, what, where, why and how of mobile search behavior.
Food is one of the most underpenetrated digital sales categories in the US: eMarketer expects only 2.8% of food and beverage sales will occur online this year.
This infographic from X-Cart illustrates the many ways in which Instagram is exerting its influence as a social media channel.
Buffer partnered with BuzzSumo to analyze more than 43 million posts from the top 20,000 brands on Facebook in one of the largest studies of 2018. The most enaging topics posted as video content to Facebook include food, fashion and beauty, animals, do-it-yourself, and humor. The least engaging topics include finance and stocks, real estate, marketing and cars.
Despite persistent gloom and doom surrounding the retail industry, the first half of the year has been positive for most product categories. According to the newly released monthly retail sales report from the US Census Bureau, for H1 2018, retail sales (excluding auto parts and gasoline) totaled $2.06 billion, up 4.9% year over year.
According to an April 2018 Market Force Information survey of US grocery buyers, 27% buy prepared food weekly or more, and 92% cited convenience as the reason.