Getting the right promotional mix

With the majority of the Food and Drink category values being at best flat and often actually in decline, it’s all too easy for manufacturers to throw badly-aimed monies at the problem.  Being caught up in an endless spiral of less than perfectly conceived promotional support is a common trend across CPG suppliers.  Trapped between… Read More

Winning that all important 1st purchase

Byron Sharp’s well proven law of growth, that both brands and categories grow primarily as a result of penetration gains and not as much via frequency or AWP as previously understood, sits as a mantra at the heart of the marketing functions of many leading CPG companies. Sharp demonstrates that brands and categories should anticipate… Read More

First Purchase Research and Quantic Strike A Chord

In an age of big data and black box algorithms, it made such a refreshing change to hear the joint approach from First Purchase Research and Quantic providing shopper research data with something it always needs – actionable relevance and purpose! First Purchase Research’s founder, Barry Lemmon, took the audience at today’s Executing Shopper Insights… Read More

Don’t get left behind. Are you leading or are you led?

At Quantic we believe that the best suppliers know where their categories are going. Leaders interpret and shape trends that will dictate their future results. They future-proof their brands by keeping them fresh and relevant against these trends. Successful suppliers lead the category’s development through their brands. Category opportunities are scaled, prioritised and set the… Read More