SEP 29, 2020
Groceries led in this regard, with 52% of respondents saying they had spent more on them, while another 34% said they had spent more on alcohol after the lockdown began. The YouGov data shows that some product categories fared better than others, but across the board, digital purchasing has played an important role in sustaining the CPG industry’s growth.
OCT 22, 2020
Specialty food and alcohol should also have a banner holiday season. Fewer in-person gifting opportunities will spur demand for holiday gift baskets and mail-order wine and spirits. “Throughout the summer and early fall, it’s evident that demand is still elevated when compared with previous years,” said Zac Brandenberg, co-founder and CEO of DRINKS, a direct-to-consumer (D2C) wine retailer.