TABS Analytics Blog

Maximizing the Summer Season

Summer is not only a time for sunshine and relaxation, it's also a festival of feasting, socializing, family get-togethers, picnics, and major holidays like Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day.

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Chaos to Cohesion - How Data Harmonization Unlocks Omnichannel Data

As the retailer landscape continues to shift between online and in-store, it is becoming increasingly important to get a solid understanding of consumer sales within the omnichannel universe. 

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How Data Harmonization Can Help CPG Companies Win Both Online and In-Store

Retail eCommerce growth continues post-pandemic, with sales projected to continue to rise at 8 percent globally through 2024. Food and beverage categories have one of the highest projected eCommerce growth rates through to 2026, with health and beauty second.

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Super Bowl: One of the Year’s Great Snacking Events

According to Wikipedia, 30 of the top 32 most-watched single-network broadcast events in the USA have been the Super Bowl. (This excludes global events such as 9/11, royal weddings and funerals, moon landings etc. But for interest’s sake, the remaining two in the Wikipedia entry were the M*A*S*H finale and the 2016 presidential debates). Sportico says that the NFL represented 82 of the top 100 most-watched US TV broadcasts in 2022.

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2022 Annual Food & Beverage Study

Insights Gained from Our 2022 Annual Food & Beverage Study

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How to Identify the Optimal Price Point During Inflation

Inflation is pressing down hard on consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and their customers. If you manage sales for a CPG company, that pain is especially harsh. Rising costs are forcing your company to hike prices but striking that optimal price point—one that secures long-term profit without turning away customers—may feel impossible. 

However, there are nuances to setting pricing during inflationary environments that not all CPG companies know about. In this article, we lay out the proven ways to form a successful CPG pricing strategy during inflation.

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Taking the pain out of category reviews

Best-in-class category reviews don’t have to mean weeks of work and a brick-sized encyclopedic presentation deck.
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How to Determine Price Elasticity: What CPGs Should Know

For consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands, pricing can feel like a high-wire act. Set pricing too low, and your company could be missing out on margin. Price too high, and demand could snap altogether—and consumers may abandon your brand in the long run. That’s why identifying price elasticity is more important than ever.

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The Importance of eCommerce Data Harmonization

Retail eCommerce growth has not slowed post-pandemic. Sales grew in 2022 and are projected to continue. 

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What Is Data Harmonization? A Time-Saving Guide

Data is just like water—it’s everywhere and takes many different shapes. 

When collected and stored properly, you have what’s called a “data lake,” where you can swim in incredible, game-changing insight. 

But on the shadowy side of the data lake is the data swamp, where formatting issues, duplicates, junk, and missing data are aplenty. It can be a place of distress and confusion where there are so many data sources, analysts are drowning in data download and retrieval.

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