Chewy, a Florida-based online pet retailer that went live in 2011, has disrupted how their clients see customer service. Going above and beyond is their motto and making their shoppers feel special has become a big part of their mission.
Under Armour started with a guy, Kevin Plank, who started a brand working out of his grandmother’s basement until it eventually grew to be a billion dollar empire of the most sought after athletic gear on the planet. Now, cut to America’s favorite male lead (who was just voted Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine), Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and together, these two brands make a power couple.
For many, the convenience of eating out 3+ days a week just isn’t feasible – time constraints, budget, family, or all of the above, have people returning to their kitchens and creating their own culinary creations. This, of course, is made easier by the fact that recipes, ideas, and advice are all readily available online.
What exactly are mystery boxes and how are they applicable in the Food & Beverage industry now? Mystery subscription boxes usually contain items selected by a brand and are then shipped directly to the customer’s home. Items are curated and offer a steep discount off the retail price.
The winners of the Expo’s New Product Showcase shone a bright light on expected trends for this year. Here are some of the standouts from the awards: