Packaged Facts Announces New Report, “In-Store Bakeries: U.S. Market Trends”

“…Market size data are provided for 2008–2012 and projections for 2013–2017. Retail channels that sell consumer in-store bakery goods are covered and considered in arriving at market trends and competitive analysis. Market size estimates are derived from sales through grocery stores and supermarkets, including chains, independents, natural and specialty stores. Sales through mass merchandisers and warehouse club stores are also included. Sales through convenience and drug stores are not included in market size estimates, although these channels are discussed since many of them sell fresh baked goods. Not included are sales through independent bakeries, cafes, restaurants or shops, as well as sales covered by IRI of packaged branded products from in-store bakeries or packaged products generally sold in the center of the store. These channels and products are covered to provide context for market trends and competitive analysis…”
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7 Major Differences between British and American Agencies

“…’In America, ‘a quick pint after work’ means exactly that,’ said another senior agency exec. ‘In London, it means 10 pints, 4 Jack and Cokes, a curry and getting home sometime around 3:30 a.m.’…”
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Visa changes slogan

Visa changes slogan

“…Visa has joined the ranks of the reducers by bringing back a theme, “It’s everywhere you want to be,” featured in campaigns from 1985 to 2006, as “Everywhere you want to be.” The theme replaces “More people go with Visa,” which ran from 2009 through last year…”
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Colombian Music Festival is Back

COlombian festival at“Some of the most talented Colombian musicians in the United States will gather Saturday in New York for a six-hour festival celebrating the diversity of the country’s sounds – from Vallenato, to cumbia, to punk-inspired rock. ’This festival at [music venue] Le Poisson Rouge is absolutely mandatory for anyone who loves jazz, Latin, world and just music in general,’ Grammy Award-winner Arturo O’Farrill said in a press release.”

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Brazil-Honduras Match, Fans Are Ready

“The Brazilian national soccer team is in Miami for the first time in 10 years and the fans are ready for a big win against Honduras. ’For us that live here, it’s a huge opportunity to see them. Soccer is a big deal for us,’ fan Marcos Oliveira said.”
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Top U.S. Online Video Content Properties

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“Google Sites, driven primarily by video viewing at, ranked first as online video content property in October exceptionally with 164.8 million unique viewers.”
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McDonald’s Custom Burgers Test

“U.S. fast food giant McDonald’s said it would test customized burgers that include more than 20 toppings and sauces. The company is testing the concept at a renovated restaurant in Laguna Niguel, Calif., and at outlets in Illinois, the Orange County, Calif., Register reported Saturday. The patties are the same as the one used for the familiar Quarter Pounder, but many options are new. Customers order from menus on iPads and the toppings include grilled mushrooms, smoked bacon, garlic sauce and guacamole, the newspaper said.”
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Total Market Made Simple

“At the recent 2013 Hispanic Retail 360 Summit, a cross-channel conference, CPGs, retail experts converged to share insights on successful programs. There was unilateral agreement that now is the time to act strategically on the opportunities to approach the Hispanic and non-Hispanic consumers in unison.”
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The Brands That Changed The World

Brands that changed the works at

“From fast food to fast fashion, a glass telephone to plastic money, some brands don’t merely influence our spending habits—they determine who we are. All are household names, not just on our shores but all over the globe. Here’s how they made it.”
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Hummingbird Breaks Old Search Habits

“If the idea that SEO is dead crosses your mind or turns up in print, dismiss it. The fact is that nothing is really going to change in the way that we pursue the almighty ranking, with the possible exception of the resurgence of the long tail keyword, which was working its way back into our hearts anyway. Everything that worked before Hummingbird’s release will still work moving forward.”
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