Hass Insights: Retail Data and Research Newsletter - December 2014

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Buffalo Was the Fastest Growing Market in Total 2014



Avoscore cards are your primary source for up-to-date Regional and Market level Avocado retail trends.

How Does Your Market Compare?

Click on your Market below to find out.

California
Los Angeles
San Francisco

Midsouth
Baltimore
Richmond

Plains
St. Louis

Southeast
Atlanta
S. Carolina
Tampa

West
Denver
Phoenix
Portland
Seattle

Great Lakes
Chicago
Columbus

Northeast
Boston
Buffalo
New England
New York
Philadelphia

South Central
Dallas
Houston

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Small Hass Avocados (4046) Drove Total 2014 Category Growth


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What Insights Do These Reports Offer?
The regional composites offer insights in a simple, easy to understand format. Some information you will see in these reports:
  • Key insights summarized in one-sentence headlines
  • Avocados vs. Total Produce opportunity
  • Individually segmented quarters in addition to YTD sales
  • Spotlight on key PLU drivers
  • At-a-glance regional sales per store comparisons

How Did Your Region Perform?

Click on your Region below to find out how your Region is doing.

You will find one Regional Composite for each Region below as well as one for Total U.S.


California
Great Lakes
Midsouth
Northeast
Plains
South Central
Southeast
West
Total U.S.

TOP CATEGORIES


Category units grew +5% YTD for the fourth quarter of 2014, an -8 point decrease from +13% in 2013.

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Category dollars grew +12% YTD for the fourth quarter of 2014, down -2 points from +14% in 2013.

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NEW RETAIL REPORT

Regional Composite

Each year HAB tracks and monitors the retail trends, changes and challenges that impact the retail and produce industries. HAB developed the Retail Report to provide the industry with key information in a quick and easily digestible format. The report focuses on fresh produce with topics including:
  • Retail Store Performance and the Retail Landscape
  • Trends in Breakfast and Snacking
  • Organic, Locally Grown, Food Safety and Sustainability
  • Targeting Millennials and Hispanic Shopper Consumer Demographics
Click here to read the full report.
RETAIL REVIEW
 
 
Albertsons and Safeway Finalize Merger - After nearly a year in the works, it's a done deal for the complex and often controversial Albertsons and Safeway merger, which has created a new private company operating 2,230 grocery stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Progressive Grocer January 30, 2015
 
 
 
 
Target to Open 15 Stores This Year - Target announced plans to open 15 new stores this year, including eight small-format TargetExpress stores meant to offer quick-trip convenience to urban shoppers. Target also plans to open six new general merchandise stores this year. Chicago Tribune February 2, 2015
 
 
 
 
Family Dollar Holders Accept $8.81 Billion Dollar Tree Bid - Family Dollar Stores Inc. shareholders approved an $8.81 billion takeover offer from Dollar Tree Inc. after a six-month battle, spurning a higher offer from Dollar General Corp. that they considered too risky. Bloomberg January 22, 2015  
 
 
Meijer to Enter Wisconsin - Meijer will be expanding its Midwest footprint this summer to Wisconsin. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer announced plans to open four stores in the Milwaukee area this summer - two in Grafton and Kenosha in June and two in Oak Creek and Wauwatosa in August. Supermarket News January 28, 2015
 
 
 
 
Giant Eagle's Remodeled Waterworks Market District Leads the Way for Indiana - This is the year that Giant Eagle crosses the border into the Hoosier state, opening a Market District supermarket in the Indianapolis area along with a GetGo convenience store. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 22, 2015
 
 
 
 
Target Appoints Tesco Vet McNamara as New CIO - Target Corp. said Tesco veteran Mike McNamara will assume the role of EVP and CIO. As the company's top technology leader, McNamara will further advance Target's digital transformation and help Target become a leading omnichannel retailer. Supermarket News February 3, 2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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