HIM think tank – Page 2

  • 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.

  • HIM
    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.

  • HIM
    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.

  • HIM
    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.

  • HIM
    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.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    Make easy shopping a priority

    2017-06-12T13:52:00Z

    For the first time ever, ease of shop has been voted of priority importance by shoppers, writes Laura Solomon.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    The healthy eating trend

    2017-05-02T15:51:00Z

    Retailers are beginning to understand the importance in stocking more healthy products in their store, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.

  • Alice Dolling
    Blogs

    Trust leads to loyalty

    2017-04-05T17:13:00Z

    Almost two-thirds of shoppers in c-stores agree that trust in a retailer brand is very important, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.

  • Louise Howarth
    Blogs

    Tobacco challenges

    2017-03-10T11:30:00Z

    Take care amid incoming legislation and declining usage, writes HIM’s Louise McWhirter.

  • Gary Shaw
    Blogs

    Get the basics right

    2017-02-10T15:23:00Z

    In terms of what shoppers are looking for from their c-store, it is very much a case of getting the basics right, says Gary Shaw.

  • Ruth Cousins
    Blogs

    How to gain from Free from

    2017-01-11T12:22:00Z

    C-stores should cater for the rapidly increasing number of shoppers that consider themselves to have food intolerances, says HIM’s Ruth Cousins.

  • Cameron Thorp
    Blogs

    Leaflets still have a role to play

    2016-12-02T15:10:00Z

    Despite all of the technology at their fingertips, surprisingly it’s younger shoppers who respond most positively to leaflets.

  • Ruth Cousins
    Blogs

    The magic of Christmas planning

    2016-11-04T15:45:00Z

    Here’s some quick wins to ensure you’re making the most out of the festive footfall driving occasion.