The Hartman Group’s weekly food and beverage industry newsletter delivers the latest data, insights and thought-provoking analysis about the trends and consumer behaviors reshaping todays – and tomorrow’s food and beverage culture.

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5 Things That Are Not So True About Food Shopping Today

Grocery shopping continues to evolve away from traditional notions of the shopping experience, casting some common beliefs in a new light

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Cultural Pairing: Video Gamers and Food & Beverage

Like food and eating occasions, video gamer cultures similarly exhibit a wide diversity of subcultures, communities, and behaviors

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New normal: fusion culture and the redefinition of the American household

The American household is undergoing dynamic changes; if any single thing defines family structures today, it is diversity

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TREND FORWARD? WHEN YOU HEAR ABOUT MILLENNIALS, THIS IS WHO YOU’RE REALLY HEARING ABOUT

In our research, we have uncovered a segment among Millennials who are the true trendsetters within their generation.

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SOPHISTICATED WEIGHT MANAGERS: EMPLOYING A NOVEL APPROACH TO WEIGHT LOSS

America’s cultural struggles against a collective bulging waistline may seem like old news. What is new is that, as a society, there is greater acceptance today for being overweight than in the 1950s, when modern dieting culture began.

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New Kids on the Block: First Look at Gen Z

With over 74 million kids (yep, teenagers and younger), Gen Z makes up almost one-quarter of the U.S. population.

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FOOD SHOPPING IN AMERICA 2017

As leaders in the study of American food culture, The Hartman Group has been tracking how Americans shop for food since the 1990s. From one-stop shopping to multichannel shopping to online markets and click-and-collect, we continue to track consumers’ evolving perceptions, needs, habits and relationships with food retailers. New to the 2017 report is a special section on the expansion of the discount grocery channel, the emerging fresh-format channel and smaller-footprint retail formats.As leaders in the study of American food culture, The Hartman Group has been tracking how Americans shop for food since the 1990s. From one-stop shopping to multichannel shopping to online markets and click-and-collect, we continue to track consumers’ evolving perceptions, needs, habits and relationships with food retailers. New to the 2017 report is a special section on the expansion of the discount grocery channel, the emerging fresh-format channel and smaller-footprint retail formats.

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