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TABS Group

TABS Group adopts new name

TABS Group adopts new name

SHELTON, Conn. — Highlighting its acumen in consumer packaged goods (CPG) analytics, TABS Group has changed its name to TABS Analytics. TABS said the new name, which goes into effect immediately, better represents its mission to simplify and improve sales and marketing analytics for CPG companies. “We are excited to announce this new chapter in

Study: Mass retail chains driving vitamin sales

Study: Mass retail chains driving vitamin sales

SHELTON, Conn. — Sales in the Vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS) market rose 3% to about $11.8 billion in 2014, fueled mainly by mass retail chains, particularly Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid, according to the TABS Group. Also, 2014 marked the first time in eight years that Amazon and other online retailers saw a share drop in VMS category sales,

Viewpoint: Are loyalty programs really worth the investment?

It’s time for the retail industry to wake up, open its wallet and ditch those loyalty cards. A little too strong? OK, then how about committing to some major out-of-the-box thinking on how to make these programs actually work — because it certainly is not happening now. For decades, loyalty cards have been pushed by