SNAPSHOT: Trends to Check Out This Week

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on March 29, 2017

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Are you looking for a quick dose of industry trends?

Our Research and Insights Team has rounded up can't miss articles and hot trends you want to check out -- all in one handy snapshot. 

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." -John Quincy Adams, diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives and Sixth President of the United States 

Stop. Read. Learn. Here are five things to think about: 

 

1. Für das Geschäft Anregend Sein 

Hard discounters Aldi and Lidl between them will steal significant share of U.S. food retail sales in coming years, but their influence will exceed their reach, say experts. Weiterlesen (Supermarket News)

 

2. Because Brown Chocolate is Boring 

White chocolate M&M's on shelves all year as of... oh, the suspense (People)

 

3. Feeling Like a Local 

Giant and Stop & Shop parent Ahold USA teams up with online platform RangeMe as part of efforts to make its store feel more like neighborhood grocers... Keep on reading (Retail Info Systems)

 

4. Rush or Ramble?

Target targets two types of shoppers with a new prototype store. Get the who and how here (AP) 

 

5. Lux Travel Trends: Not What You Think 

An earlier list of trends made claims for 2017, but as we get closer to the "traditional travel season" will they hold true? Refresh here (National Geographic)