Journalists from leading national publications and industry journals lean on Puro Research for authoritative insights.
National press has included the New York Times, Bloomberg, Fortune, CNBC, Reuters, and The Washington Post. Trade press has included Convenience Store Decisions, Supermarket News, Pet Product News, Veterinary Practice News, Pet Age and Candy & Snack TODAY. Mr. Puro’s work was also heavily featured in a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) report on the pet medications industry.

Recent news mentions of Puro Research:

March 11, 2019: Convenience Store Decisions, Chocolate Rules C-Store Candy Sales
July 18, 2018: Pet Product News, How Pet Retailers are Making Private Label Lines Stick
March 20, 2018: Convenience Store Decisions, New Approach for Gum, Mints
March 19, 2018: Convenience Store Decisions, Tracking New Candy Trends
December 2017: Store Brands, The Big Chill: Cold Brew an Up-and-Coming Beverage as Consumers Fall for the Taste
September 2017: Pet Product News, Veterinarians sell 62% of pet drugs
July 2017: Grocery Headquarters, Grocers Work to Remain Relevant to Pet Owners
June 1, 2017: Dallas News, Dallas-Based CityVet to Expand Beyond North Texas
March 30, 2017: Bloomberg, Horse Market Stays in the Race, Despite Decade Long Decline
March 16, 2017: Convenience Store Decisions, Whipping Up Chocolate Sales
February 17, 2017: Convenience Store Decisions, Chocolate Attracts Snackers
January 2, 2017: New Brunswick Today, Stats Show Increasing Popularity of Ready-To-Drink Coffee Products
December 21, 2016: Supermarket News, Specialty Coffee on the Rise
September 7, 2016: Fortune, Pets are Basically People
October 7, 2016: CNBC, China’s Sweet Tooth for Chocolate Melts with Economic Slowdown
May 2016: Frommers, Which Are the Most Pet-Friendly U.S. Hotel Chains (And Which Ones Just Claim They Are)?
March 10, 2016: USA Today, Greek Yogurt Makers Aim for Sales Boost with All-Day Appeal
February 12, 2016: Progressive Grocer, Pet Marketing Goes High-Tech
February 7, 2016: Bloomberg Moneywatch on CBS Radio, Interview on Bloomberg Moneywatch about pet-friendly hotels
February 3, 2016: Convenience Store Decisions , How to Sweeten Up Chocolate Sales
January 14, 2016: Reuters, YOUR MONEY-High-end hotels roll out the red carpet for Fido
January 14, 2016: Time, Luxury Hotels Are Catering to a Surprising Clientele
November 22, 2015: Bloomberg Moneywatch on CBS Radio, Interview on Bloomberg Moneywatch about dog food
November 16, 2015: The Seattle Times, Lasagna? Beef Stroganoff? Pet-Food Makers Adopt Eat-Like-Your-Owner Strategy
November 9, 2015: Confectionery News, Chocolate market to exceed $26bn by 2018: Packaged Facts
October 30, 2015: The New York Times, Music to Cats’ Ears
October 28, 2015: Fox Business, Sweet News: Chocolate Sales To Hit $26 Billion By 2018
October 26, 2015: Veterinary Practice News, Report Predicts Continued Growth in Pet Drug Sales
July 25-26, 2015: Bloomberg Moneywatch on CBS Radio, Interview on Bloomberg Moneywatch about pet medications
May 27, 2015: Federal Trade Commission (FTC), FTC Report on Pet Medications Industry Finds Veterinarians Face Increasing Competition from Non-Veterinary Retail Outlets
February 12, 2015: The Sacramento Bee, Yogurt market gets creative as craze over Greek variety fades
February 6, 2015: FoodNavigator-USA, Yogurt industry must move beyond Greek to continue growing
January 30, 2015: Mediapost’s Marketing Daily, Pet Market Driven By Uptick in Small Dogs, Aging Pets
December 22, 2014: Mediapost’s Marketing Daily, Martha Stewart Holiday Items Abound At Retail Alliances
December 15, 2014: Washington Post, PetSmart’s goldmine: Americans are spending more than ever on fancy dog food
December 9, 2014: FoodNavigator-USA.com, 5 marketing tactics helping premium chocolate sales outpace overall category
November 20, 2014: Veterinary Practice News, Petco Buying Drs. Foster and Smith
October 27, 2014: The New York Times, The Chocolate Halloween Candy in the Trick-or-Treat Bag
July 30, 2014: Examiner.com, Purina revamps ‘Beyond’ brand
July 28, 2014: FOXBusiness, Pet Parents, aka Big Spenders
July 7, 2014: Mediapost’s Marketing Daily, Pet ‘Humanization’ A Boon For Marketers
May 22, 2014: Veterinary Practice News, PetSmart Joins Petco In Eliminating Chinese Pet Treats
March 27, 2014: Mergermarket, Consolidation in the Pet Insurance Industry Now Running on All Fours – Industry Sources
March 21, 2014: Mediapost, U.S. Pet Meds Sales Hit $8 Billion
February 16, 2014: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pet Medication Market Opens Up
January 6, 2014: Pet Age, Profits Are Up
January 2, 2014: Pet Age, Pet Insurance On the Rise
December 30, 2013: Veterinary Practice News, Rapid Growth Seen for Pet Health Insurance
February 18, 2013: Supermarket News, Frozen Greek Yogurt Packs a Protein-Rich Punch
December 11, 2012: Private Label ⇒ Store Brands, Latino Culture Influencing American Cuisine
August 2012: Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, The Appeal of Private Label Teas
May 2, 2012: Convenience Store Decisions, Sweeten the Deal for Chocolate
March/April 2012: Candy & Snack TODAY, Boxed Chocolates Face Challenges
March 13, 2012: Convenience Store Decisions, Customers Crave Premium and Value-Priced Tea

Press mentions of Puro-authored reports:

Coffee & Tea in the U.S.
December 13, 2016: World Tea News, Steady Tea Growth Through 2020
U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2016-2017
July 7, 2016: The Seattle Times, Quinoa? Leg of Lamb? Pet Food Goes Gourmet

Pet Medications in the U.S., 4th Edition, October 2016
October 26, 2015: Health Care Packaging, Pet medication sales see 7% increase over last year
October 16, 2015: Pet Product News, Pet Meds Projected as High Growth Area for Pet Retail
The Yogurt Market and Yogurt Innovation, 2nd Edition, January 2015
June 2, 2015: The Wall Street Journal, Fat is Back…The Rise of Creamy Yogurt
March 16, 2015: Star Tribune (Minneapolis), General Mills’ Yoplait yogurt business looking healthier
Chocolate Candy in the U.S., 10th Edition, July 2014
February 12, 2015: Food Navigator-USA, FDA finds some dark chocolate includes undeclared milk
September 12, 2014: Mediapost’s Marketing Daily, Halloween Chocolate Candy On The Rise
U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2014-2015, April 2014
September 12, 2014: PR Newswire, Private Equity Bidding War for PetSmart Shows Confidence in Pet Market
Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, January 2014
April 3, 2014: NewStat, Veterinary Breaking News, U.S. Pet Medication Sales Projected to Hit $10 Billion by 2018
Pet Insurance in North America, September 2013
November 13, 2014: Bloomberg, Dogs Loved Like Children Fuel Pet Insurance Sales
June 9, 2014: Reuters, YOUR MONEY-How Much Would You Spend To Save Your Pet?
May 28, 2014: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Staying Afloat: Pet Health Insurance Helping More Pet Owners Afford Optimal Care
U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2013-2014, June 2013
May 27, 2014: The Wall Street Journal, More Pet Brands Target Owners Who Like to Cook Their Own Dog Food
March 10, 2014: MMR, Pet products become more sophisticated
February 2014: The Progressive Grocer, All in the Family
December 30, 2013: Mediapost, Studies, NASCAR Drivers Rise To The Top In 2013
October 1, 2013: Grocery Headquarters, Winning the Pet Game
August 8, 2013: Petfood Industry, Packaged Facts Projects Over US$21 Billion in Petfood Spending in 2013
July 25, 2013: Grocery Headquarters, U.S. Pet Spending Passes $60 Billion Mark
The Yogurt Market and Yogurt Innovation: Greek Yogurt and Beyond, March 2013
May 5, 2014: U.S. News & World Report, The Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt
November 2013: Prepared Foods, Yogurt Users
August/September 2013: Gourmet Retailer, Summer Fancy Food Show: Dairy 2.0
August 12, 2013: Computerworld, Inside the Greek yogurt wars: Dannon taps predictive analytics
July 23, 2013: The New York Times, Want a Yogurt With That Venti Latte? Starbucks and Danone to Join Forces
June 14, 2013: Tampa Bay Business Journal, Now serving Greek yogurt: Pinkberry, other major chains
June 5, 2013: Chicago Tribune, Greek Culture: Creamy and tangy, yogurt’s thicker sibling enhances your cooking
May 22, 2013: FoxNews.com, Why the Greek yogurt fad is here to stay
May 13, 2013: Supermarket News, Yogurt Alley: N.Y. Surpasses Calif. as Top Yogurt-Making State
May 1, 2013: Private Label ⇒ Store Brands, Fresh Take
April 24, 2013: Time, Has Greek Yogurt Jumped the Shark?
April 23, 2013: Store Brand Decisions, Packaged Facts: Store Brands Rank High With Yogurt Shoppers
April 17, 2013: Australian Food News, The growth of Greek yoghurt may not last
April 15, 2013: Advertising Age, Dannon Leapfrogs Yoplait to Lead $7.3 Billion Yogurt Biz
April 15, 2013: : Private Label ⇒ Store Brands, Retail yogurt sales to reach $9.3 billion by 2017
April 10, 2013: Chain Pulse Magazine, Greek Yogurt comes bearing gifts to foodservice operators
April 10, 2013: Asia Food Journal, Greek Yogurt Continues to Gain Market Share
April 9, 2013: Drug Store News, Packaged Facts: Greek yogurt sales jumped more than 50% in 2012
April 9, 2013: Foodnavigator.com, The rise and rise of Greek yogurt. But is the growth sustainable?
April 9, 2013: Food Dive, Which brands own the U.S. yogurt market?
April 8, 2013: Nutraceuticals World, U.S. yogurt sales to exceed $9 billion by 2017
April 1, 2013: Packaged Facts blog post, Greek Yogurt Craze Ups the Advertising Ante

Hispanic Foods and Beverages in the U.S., November 2012
December 2013: Hispanic Retail 360, As American as Tortillas
October 17, 2013: The Daily Mail (U.K.), Tortillas overtake burgers and hot dogs as America’s favourite fast food as eating habits reflect changing population
October 17, 2013: The Associated Press, As US Demographics Change, So Does the Menu
September 2013: Convenience Store News, Keeping Up With a Multicultural Crowd
April 30, 2013: Milling & Baking News, A Tortilla Takeover
January 28, 2013: MMR, Food trends shaped by Hispanics
December 10, 2012: Convenience Store News, Latino Culture Redefining American Grocery Trends
January 2013: Beverage World, Hispanic Influence on Drinks Growing
December 10, 2012: Hispanic PR Blog, Hispanic Foods Outselling American Staples
December 7, 2012: FoodNavigator-USA.com, Hispanic food and beverage market set for ‘more aggressive growth’, predicts Packaged Facts
December 7, 2012: Progressive Grocer, Latino Culture Redefining American Grocery Trends
December 6, 2012: Food Business News, Hispanic food, beverage market to $10.7 billion in 2017
November 30, 2012: Gourmet News, Hispanic food sales at almost $8.2 billion for 2012 – Packaged Facts
November 29, 2012: FoodNavigator-USA.com, Hispanic foods and beverages to reach $8.2 billion
November 29, 2012: Brownfield Ag News, Hispanic food popularity outpacing Hispanic population growth

Chocolate Candy in the U.S., May 2012
May 15, 2013: Prepared Foods, Life by Chocolate
May 2, 2013: Convenience Store Decisions, Chocolate Remains Recession Proof
April 2013: CSP, Category Management Handbook 2013: Candy
February 14, 2013: ABC News, Dark Chocolate Trend Making Valentine’s Day Healthier
September 2012: Progressive Grocer, 2012 Consumer Expenditures Study: Category Spotlight – Candy
June 5, 2012: FoodNavigator-USA.com, US retail chocolate market up 6.6% to $19.5bn, says Packaged Facts
June 5, 2012: Supermarket News, Chocolate Sales – Anything But Melting
June 4, 2012: Drug Store News, Packaged Facts: U.S. chocolate sales reached nearly $20 billion last year
June 1, 2012: Candy & Snack TODAY, Chocolate Posts Dollar Gains
May 30, 2012: Candy Industry, Report: $19.5 billion in U.S. chocolate sales—and 20% growth in organic

Tea and Ready-to-Drink Tea in the U.S., October 2011
May 2012: Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, World Tea Expo Celebrates a 10-Year Milestone This June in Las Vegas
April 22, 2012: The New York Times, Part of Waste Problem is Now Part of Solution
January 2012: Specialty Coffee Retailer, Tea Stirs the Retail Pot
February 2, 2012: The Financial Express (India), Tata Global Brews Buyout Plans for US, Russian Tea

Videos about Puro-authored reports:

August 22, 2013: In a Nutshell – U.S. Pet Market Outlook, 2013-2014
June 3, 2013: In a Nutshell – Greek Yogurt, Frozen Greek Yogurt; Food, Diet, and Nutrition

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