PMG Data and Research News

The other day, someone asked me if I like to eat papayas, to which I responded, “What kind of papayas?”It’s a pretty legitimate question, I thought. Instead of receiving an answer such as “solo or sunrise” or “maradol” or “formosa” — or, even for that matter, something more descriptive like “the jumbo kind” or “the cute little guys.”The inquisitor started to explain to me what a papaya was. Apparently, a papaya is a...

Online grocery sales aren’t dropping anytime soon.Total U.S. online grocery sales for July jumped 17% year over year to $7.8 billion, driven by inflationary pressures and strong demand for delivery and pickup services triggered by ongoing COVID-19 pandemic concerns, according to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey conducted July 29 and 30.During July, more than 68 million households went onlin...

A new private-label study revealed findings on retailers and consumers that can inform fresh produce branding decisions: Aldi, Amazon and Target have the fastest-growing private label brands, but despite perception, low-income households buy private labels the least.And while Walmart dominates in household penetration with four of the five top private-label brands, smaller format grocery retailers lead in private lab...

In the tight battle of shopper priorities, these days, cost is king over convenience.That’s one finding in a survey of more than 1,000 shoppers conducted in the third quarter of 2022 by stor.ai, a digital commerce service provider.While it’s no shocker a majority of shoppers are more price-conscious than they were a year ago, they still want the convenience and digital ease they found during the earlier days of the C...

The window for imported citrus in the summer has widened so far and so fast, it’s like a double garage door has rolled open. The expansion of U.S. citrus imports over the past 20 years has been fueled by Southern Hemisphere supply during the spring and summer months.Total U.S. citrus imports in 2021 were valued at $1.6 billion, up 17% from $1.4 billion in 2020 and 30% higher than $1.2 billion in 2019.The share of U.S...





Featured Companies

Become a Member Today