HIM think tank – Page 2

  • Alice Dolling
    Blogs

    Beyond price

    2018-11-19T12:18:00Z

    With multiple players now in the market, it will be very important for discounters to start to differentiate themselves beyond price and value to have that competitive edge, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.

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    Blogs

    Healthier range, happier shoppers

    2018-10-26T11:33:00Z

    Understanding the core differences between the average shopper and the healthy snacking shopper is essential, writes HIM’s Zoe Jag-Nathan.

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    Blogs

    Fuelling growth at the forecourt

    2018-09-21T10:33:00Z

    Shoppers are increasingly turning to forecourts for their weekly top-up needs, writes Giorgio Rigali.

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    Blogs

    The healthy snacking offer

    2018-08-24T10:28:00Z

    As many as 27% of shoppers want more healthier options to be available within meal deals so tap into this trend, says Giorgio Rigali.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    Beating the discounter

    2018-07-24T15:01:00Z

    More shoppers are using the discounters to top up, creating a huge challenge for the convenience sector, writes Giorgio Rigali.

  • Dominic Burrell
    Blogs

    Winning during the World Cup

    2018-06-26T15:11:00Z

    It’s crucial retailers are catering for viewers’ needs, tempting them through quality ranges, eye-catching displays and enticing cross-promotions, writes HIM’s Dominic Burrell.

  • Heidi Lanschuetzer
    Blogs

    Following the healthy agenda

    2018-05-31T12:01:00Z

    Making it easy for shoppers to choose a healthier option over a not-so-healthy one is paramount, writes HIM’s Heidi Lanschuetzer.

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    Blogs

    The challenges of new legislation

    2018-05-02T16:37:00Z

    It is imperative that BWS suppliers begin to understand the threats and opportunities Minimum Unit Pricing may present for their brands, says HIM’s Josh Clifton.

  • Heidi Lanschuetzer
    Blogs

    Healthy options

    2018-04-12T12:18:00Z

    There is a huge opportunity for retailers to take a proactive approach in making healthy foods more accessible and affordable to a wider population, writes HIM’s Heidi Lanschuetzer.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    Quick wins to influence shoppers

    2018-03-06T16:15:00Z

    Mission-led merchandising can be key to driving higher basket size and spend, says HIM’s Giorgio Rigali.

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    Blogs

    Don't forget the elderly

    2018-02-07T10:34:00Z

    HIM data shows that those aged 65 years and older make up almost a quarter (23%) of total c-store shoppers, writes Heidi Lanschuetzer.

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    Blogs

    New year, new starts

    2018-01-10T11:18:00Z

    It’s helpful to know that 32% of men and 42% of women are this year making a new year’s resolution, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.

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    Blogs

    The art and science of displays

    2017-12-01T13:56:00Z

    For the first time we can help retailers and suppliers challenge the conventional practices around shopper marketing, says HIM’s Blake Gladman.

  • Alice Dolling
    Blogs

    Make the most of Christmas

    2017-11-03T15:52:00Z

    While seasonal events are great at improving the in-store experience if cleverly planned, preparation needs to go beyond in-store experience factors, says Alice Dolling.

  • Matt Smith
    Blogs

    Tap into ethical values

    2017-10-04T12:36:00Z

    Consumers are becoming more demanding about information on sourcing, production and values, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    Clarity on policy

    2017-09-25T09:55:00Z

    This October there are big changes coming into force around Assured Advice, says James.

  • Matt Smith
    Blogs

    How to boost beer and cider

    2017-09-22T10:09:00Z

    Data suggests that the percentage of alcohol drinkers within the convenience base is declining, so retailers need to figure out solutions to offset the decline, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.

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    Blogs

    Know your shopper Ys and Zs

    2017-08-30T15:20:00Z

    Look after Generations Y and Z as they will ultimately look after you, says HIM’s Blake Gladman.

  • Louise Howarth
    Blogs

    Get ready for back-to-school

    2017-07-26T15:44:00Z

    As many as seven out of 10 of parents with school-age children say that they make a conscious decision to ensure their children eat healthily at school lunch time, writes Louise McWhirter.

  • Matt Smith
    Blogs

    Enhance the shopper's experience

    2017-07-03T12:50:00Z

    One way to differentiate yourself is by providing fantastic customer service and a great in-store experience, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.