For Carlisle, Pa.-based retail chain GIANT, seasonal promotions play a key role in helping to create differentiation and setting the stage for “theater presentation” within and across the store, said Ted Williams, GIANT’s director of nonfoods.
In 2022, American consumers are expected to spend an all-time high of 10.6 billion dollars for the Halloween season, according to Statista. This would be an increase of about half a billion dollars from last year.
For many American consumers, fall is all about the beginning of football season. Shoppers will be turning to the deli and prepared foods sections of their local supermarkets for hot food items to enjoy while watching the games and hosting friends. A classic go-to entree for many football fans — and consumers who just enjoy the season for the food — is hot chicken wings.
London-based Pots & Co is a dessert company that makes its desserts in reusable ceramic pots, which can be repurposed as succulent planters, dip bowls, paint pots or a new dish for customers to bake their own desserts.