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Consumer Expenditures Study

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about PG's Consumer Expenditures Study.

Grubhub details food trends for COVID-19 age

Meet the New American Grocery Shopper

Acosta report studies pandemic, post-pandemic consumer

Grocers Failing to Warn Shoppers About Recalls

U.S. Public Interest Research Group issues report card on food recall notifications

PG's annual Consumer Expenditures Study reveals gains by alternative retailers

Grocers must stay vigilant in preserving market share as disruptors rule

Methodology Progressive Grocer’s 70th Annual Consumer Expenditures Study (CES) is based on data collected by Schaumburg, Ill.-based Nielsen for UPC-coded products, as well as PG sales estimates for nontracked categories, including perishables and general merchandise.

Grocers must understand deeper motivations behind purchasing behavior

Fresh, prepared foods still present biggest opportunity for grocers

Data provided via Nielsen’s Total Food View, an inclusive data universe of UPC and non-UPC products (includes fresh random-weight retailer-assigned PLU and system 2 sales volume).

Fresh and perishable foods generated sales nearly 14 times as high as all online food and beverage sales this year, Nielsen notes in its June 2018 “Total Consumer Report.”

Products promoted as helping consumers with diet, nutrition goals are gaining popularity

Traditional is tops, but single-cup continues to be a hot spot

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