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CPG brands develop creative breakfast food during COVID-19 – SmartBrief

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Written by Audrey Altmann

While US lockdown orders and coronavirus restrictions have created a boost in at-home food consumption across categories, breakfast products have experienced significant growth and development this past year. Consumers working from home and families with children …

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As ThredUp’s stock pops in public debut, its CEO shares the resale platform’s key advantages over Poshmark and other marketplaces – Business Insider

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Written by Shoshy Ciment

ThredUp is the latest resale platform to go public.

The resale marketplace raised $168 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, pricing its 12 million shares at $14 per share, joining the ranks of other …

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How are 2020’s wacky comparisons affecting retailers now? – RetailWire

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Written by Tom Ryan

The mantra for all the Willy Lomans of the world is to beat last year’s numbers, but the pandemic has distorted sales comparisons, making that tough. A few retailers on fourth-quarter investor calls are encouraging analysts …

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Trust, Demand, Sustainability: What’s Next for the CPG Industry? – Adweek

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Written by Paul Hiebert

Since the Covid-19 outbreak altered life for millions of Americans a year ago, business has been good for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. More people working, eating, studying and exercising at home means more demand …

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Amazon halts sales of books that treat LGBTQ identities as mental illness, report says – Cnet

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Written by Sean Keane

Amazon on Thursday told Republican senators that it removed a 2018 book because the e-commerce site will no longer sell literature framing LGBTQ identities as mental illnesses, The Wall Street Journal reported. This came as a …

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