What will be the next big issue to revolutionize the confectionery and snack industries? This track explores what’s next in candy and snacks, including how innovations in retail technology and topics like cannabis and sustainability are transforming how we shop and eat.
As the confectionery and snack categories rapidly change and evolve, building partnerships between retailers, manufacturers and their suppliers are essential for industry success. This track highlights contemporary best practices for industry collaboration and proven paths for achieving business growth.
Consumer & Shopper Trends
Shoppers have more choices than ever before. They balance existing retailer and product preferences with emotional, functional and lifestyle needs to navigate an increasingly complex and customizable shopper experience. This track explores the habits of these evolving shoppers and gives insight into how to win them in the aisles, online and wherever else they shop.
Retail & Category Trends
New products, packaging and merchandising methods are changing the shopper’s retail experience in-store and online. This track provides a roadmap to these new innovations and outlines how you can maximize these growth opportunities to increase sales and improve your shoppers’ experience.