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TABS Analytics Named Best-in-Class Vendor for Post Event Analytics, Dashboard, and Data Management in POI 2020 TPx Vendor Panorama Report

POI continues to focus on improving holistic enterprise planning process centered around trade promotion and enabling technologies in the 2020 Vendor Panorama Report

Shelton, Conn. – August 31, 2020TABS Analytics today announced that for the 5th year in row it has earned best-in-class distinctions in the Promotion Optimization Institute’s (POI) 2020 TPx Vendor Panorama report. This year TABS Analytics was recognized in three categories: Post Event Analytics, Dashboard and Data Management.

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Online Grocery Sees Only Slight Growth in New Users in COVID-19 Era, Reinforcing Need for eCommerce Strategy Changes, According to New TABS Analytics Survey

Walmart Overtakes Amazon as Leader in eCommerce Grocery as Smaller Retailers Make Sizable Gains

Shelton, Conn. – August 17, 2020 – Despite more interest in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic, eCommerce grocery saw only a slight uptick in sales from new users this year, according to the TABS Analytics Annual Food and Beverage Consumables Study. Overall, online grocery transactions increased 15% year-over-year, as existing buyers made more frequent purchases, and smaller eCommerce retailers saw massive surges in new buyers. Walmart was one of the beneficiaries of the shift to online, as it overtook Amazon in share of transactions for the first time.

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TABS Analytics and Brewers Advisors Partner to Make Nielsen Data More Effective for Craft Breweries

Collaboration focuses on helping brewers increase trade promotion ROI by identifying spend effectiveness and improve sell-in to wholesalers and retailers

Shelton, Conn. – July 13, 2020  TABS Analytics, a Nielsen Connected Partner, announced today that it is collaborating with Brewers Advisors to launch a powerful software and analysis platform designed specifically for breweries that simplifies the use of Nielsen scan data. TABS Market Insights Connect™ clearly identifies sales problems, opportunities and indicated actions.

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Online Grocery Loyalty Grows, But Success is Costly, According to TABS Analytics

7th Annual Food & Beverage Study Shows Gains in Organic and E-Commerce Driven by Changing Lifestyle of Millennials

Shelton, Conn. – September 24, 2019 – Consumers are more frequently shopping for groceries online, according to the TABS Analytics 7th Annual Food and Beverage Consumables Study. E-Commerce grocery purchases nearly doubled in the past year, with 66 percent of consumers noting their loyalty to shopping through this channel and Amazon, Walmart and Target making the largest gains in penetration. However, the greater demand is revealing significant structural problems – low margins and unpredictable shipping and fulfillment costs – that will impact the profitability and sustainability of the business model.

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Former Unilever Executive Art Drogue Joins TABS Analytics Board of Directors

Drogue Offers Significant Tier 1 CPG Experience as TABS Continues Strategic Evolution

Shelton, Conn. – July 22, 2019TABS Analytics today announced that Arthur (Art) B. Drogue, who held executive roles at Unilever, Best Foods, Nabisco and other major Consumer Packaged Goods companies, has joined TABS’s board of directors.

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After Meteoric Rise, Online Vitamin Sales Supplements Plateau, According to Latest TABS Analytics Vitamin Survey

2019 Report Offers Analysis of Top 10 VMS Trends Defining the Past Decade

Shelton, Conn. – June 27, 2019 – Mass market brick and mortar stores, like Walmart and Target, and eCommerce retailers have seen the most success in attracting buyers of vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements (VMS), according the TABS Analytics 12th Annual Vitamin Study. However, after more than doubling in the past decade, overall online penetration has plateaued at about 17%. This stagnation in online purchasing leads to questions about whether eCommerce can ever exceed more than one-fifth of the total market in any consumer package goods (CPG) categories.

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TABS Analytics Enters Joint Venture with CPGToolBox to Deliver Integrated Trade Promotion and Optimization Solution

Single platform to provide manufacturers with unprecedented, full-spectrum analytics suite for their trade promotion spending

Shelton, Conn. – June 20, 2019TABS Analytics today announced that it is collaborating with CPGToolBox to deliver an integrated trade promotion and optimization solution for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers. The joint venture brings together the two organizations’ best-in-class solutions to forecast, plan, settle and analyze promotions, and then conduct a rigorous analytical overview of the optimal promotional strategies and tactics for clients' brands.

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TABS Analytics Joins Forces with Industry Leader Decision Insight

Addition of Leading Virtual Shopper Research and Retail Strategy Firm Enhances TABS's Data Analytics Expertise and Extends Platform to Support Expanding Array of Clients and Categories

 

Shelton, Conn. – May 7, 2019TABS Analytics today announced that it acquired Decision Insight, a Kansas City, Mo.-based global shopper marketing research and analytics firm with expertise in both brick-and-mortar and online shopping environments. Decision Insight is a pioneer in virtual shopping research, providing shopper insights and retail strategies about shopper behaviors and motivations for manufacturers, retailers and restaurants.

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TABS Analytics Announces Acquisition of Hybrid Intelligence

Strategic Acquisition Enhances TABS Analytics' Integrated Planning Solutions

Shelton, Conn. – March 25, 2019TABS Analytics announced today that it has acquired Hybrid Intelligence Inc., a Shelton, Conn.-based company that develops technology and provides services to operationalize data and analytics capabilities. Hybrid Intelligence specializes in enterprise integration, data management, analysis, planning and analytics for consumer-packaged goods (CPG), manufacturing and industrials.

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TABS Analytics Projects Recessionary Times Ahead for Cosmetics Industry

5th Annual Color Cosmetics Study Shows Multi-Year Declines in Purchasing by Heavy Buyers and Key Demographics, and Less Overall Consumer Engagement in the Sector

Shelton, CT – November 27, 2018 – Faced with fewer heavy buyers in key demographics, declines in purchasing across all product types and generally less consumer engagement in stores and online, the cosmetics industry is on the precipice of recession, according to the TABS Analytics 5th Annual Color Cosmetics Study. The study offers insights into cosmetics purchasing trends, including who buys cosmetics, the specific products consumers buy, the outlets at which they make purchases, the factors influencing purchase decisions, and year-over-year changes in behavior and attitudes.

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