Hass Insights: Retail Data and Research Newsletter - March 2013

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Retail Data Report
MARCH
2012
Hass Insights: Retail Data and Research Newsletter from the Hass Avocado Board
 
COMING NEXT MONTH
Are you and your retailers missing out on the bagged avocado segment? According to the Hass Avocado Board's breaking report being published next month, bagged avocados' retail dollars grew 80% during the three-year analysis from 2010 to 2012! See how you can tap into this underdeveloped category. You'll discover what bag count size is the top seller, what total avocado category and distribution trends are leading the way, and how avocados are performing in the total U.S. and regional markets. Don't miss out on this valuable information. Look for HAB's Retail Sales Opportunity Analysis: Bagged Avocados report featured next month.

AvoScore cards for Total US

AvoScore Card 2012

See how your Region scored in the fourth quarter and for total 2012. Click on your Region below to view your Avoscore Card.
California
Los Angeles
San Francisco

Northeast
Boston
Buffalo
New England
New York
Philadelphia

Midsouth
Baltimore
Richmond

Southeast
Atlanta
S. Carolina

Great Lakes
Chicago
Columbus

Plains
St. Louis
Tampa

South Central
Dallas
Houston

West
Denver
Phoenix
Portland
Seattle
BUSINESS BUILDER

REGIONAL COMPOSITE 2012

Regional Composite
The Northeast Region closed the year with the highest Regional volume trend of +54%, which was +15 points over the national average. The Northeast and Great Lakes Regions both delivered dollar trends of +17% for the year, outpacing the national average by +6 points.

Find out more about the Northeast and all other regions by viewing the full report.

View Full Report

Total U.S. - Volume (LBS):

Category units posted a strong gain of +39% in 2012 after experiencing a unit decline of -14% in 2011.
Top arrows

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Total U.S. - Dollar ($):


The category achieved strong dollar growth in 2012 of +11%, building on 2011's dollar trend of +8%.

RETAIL REVIEW
Supervalu sells five grocery banners, hiring
a new president/CEO, and reorganizing its corporate structure. The Packer,
January 10, 2013.
Harris Teeter eyes sale and has engaged J.P. Morgan to evaluate its strategic alternatives. Supermarket News, February 18, 2013. Ahold Chairman of Supervisory Board
Rene Dahan to Resign in October 2013. After joining Ahold's Supervisory Board in 2004, Dahan served for nearly a decade. AndNowUKnow.com, March 6, 2013.
Whole Foods sets June opening for Detroit store
set in the city's Midtown area, the store is expected to appeal to young urban professionals. The Detroit Free Press, March 1, 2013.
Jewel closing three grocery stores by April 5, in Chicago, Niles and Aurora that together employ 300. Chicago Sun Times, February 6, 2013. Aldi to open 30 stores in Houston with nine stores scheduled to open April 11, with a total of 30 expected in the greater Houston area in the next two years. The Packer, March 7, 2013.
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