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Acosta Welcomes Industry Expert to Expand eCommerce Capabilities

Jacksonville, Fla., (Nov. 8, 2017) – Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced today that Brian Christensen has joined the company as Senior V... (continued)

Future of Frozen
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Acosta unveils cold hard facts about the future of the frozen section

Jacksonville, Fla., (Oct. 19, 2017) — From frozen desserts to appetizers and meals, the frozen section in U.S. grocery stores has the ability to be a one-stop shop for consumers on the go. Twenty-six percent of tota... (continued)

shopper insights
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New shopper insights from Acosta reveal spending growth for 2017 school year

Jacksonville, Fla., (Sept. 19, 2017) – While it’s no holiday season, the end of summer is one of the most popular times of the year for shopping as students return to school. From new clothes and backpacks to school supplies and sna... (continued)

hall
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Acosta hires Richard Hall as Chief Technology Officer

Jacksonville, Fla., (Sept. 18, 2017) – Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced today that Richard “Rick” Hall will join the company in the newly created role... (continued)

Quri
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Quri Announces Partnership with Acosta to Revolutionize the In-Store Marketing Experience for the World’s Leading Brands

SAN FRANCISCO – Sept. 12, 2017 – Quri, the leader in Performance Driven Merchandising™, is announcing today a partnership with Acosta, the leading outsourced sales and marketing agency for thousands of the most trusted consumer pack... (continued)

Trax
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Trax partners with Acosta to increase U.S. footprint and enhance shelf digitization

Following the recent launch of Shelf Intelligence Suite — a new joint offering from Trax and Nielsen — Trax, the world leader in computer vision for retail, announced today a strategic partnership with Acosta, a leading sales and ma... (continued)

Ashley Taylor, Chief Customer Officer
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Ashley Taylor joins Acosta as Chief Customer Officer

Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced today Ashley Taylor has joined the company in the new role of Chief Customer Off... (continued)

ActionLink
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Acosta Expands Consumer Electronics Business with Agreement to Acquire ActionLink

Jacksonville, Fla., (July 19, 2017) – Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, today announced the acquisition of Act... (continued)

NEWS

U.S. Shoppers use grilling as a way to celebrate, according to new Acosta research

Jacksonville, Fla., (July 18, 2017) — In recent years, grilling has become much more than just a summer pastime, with 71 percent of U.S. grocery shoppers grilling eight or more months a year, according to Acosta — a leading full-ser... (continued)

Hot Topic
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From bricks to clicks: New Acosta research examines the changing channels of grocery retail

Jacksonville, Fla., (July 5, 2017) — Since the first modern-day supermarket opened nearly a century ago, there had been little change in the grocery retail space, until very recently with the emerging popularity of e-commerce. While... (continued)

Acosta expands Foodservice division into Canada
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Acosta Expands Foodservice Division with Acquisition of Summit Marketing Canada Ltd.

Jacksonville, Fla., (June 2, 2017)  – Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today announced the acquisition of Summit Marketing Canada Ltd., marking the company’s en... (continued)

Steve Kremser joins Acosta
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Steve Kremser Joins Acosta as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced it has named Steve Kremser as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer. Reporting directly to President and Chief Ex... (continued)

Acosta
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Acosta and Content Analytics, Inc., partner to deliver end-to-end E-Commerce solutions

 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – March 29, 2017 – Content Analytics, Inc., an innovator in eCommerce management solutions, today announces a strategic partnership with Acosta, a leading sales and marketing agency in... (continued)

Acosta
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Tom Duffy Joins Acosta as Executive Vice President, Industry Affairs

Tom Duffy joins Acosta as Executive Vice President, Industry Affairs. Reporting directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Matthesen, Duffy will be responsible for strengthening Acosta’s leadership at the industry level... (continued)

Organic Shopper
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New Acosta Research Dissects the Profiles of Today’s Natural and Organic Shoppers

In recent years, the natural and organics category has seen significant growth, but the profiles and motives of today’s natural/organics shoppers are drastically different than they were less than a decade ago. The latest Hot Topic ... (continued)

Acosta Foodservice
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Acosta Expands Foodservice Division with Acquisition of Contemporary Foodservice Marketing

Acosta today announced the acquisition of Contemporary Foodservice Marketing, Inc. providing services to Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Contemporary Foodservice Marketing is a leading non-... (continued)

The Why? Behind the Buy
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From the Store to the Stove, Acosta Research Shows Grocery Shopper Behavior Influenced by Engagement with Food

Today’s shoppers are seeking positive culinary experiences, making deliberate decisions from the store to the stove, including wanting to feel good about the foods they eat, have pride in the brands they buy and share their cooking ... (continued)

Steve Matthesen, President & CEO
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Acosta Appoints Steve Matthesen as President and CEO

Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced today that it has appointed Steve Matthesen as President and Chief Executive Officer. Matthesen, with more than 20 years of e... (continued)

Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery
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Acosta Senior Leaders Named 2016 Top Women in Grocery

Margie Arion, Carlen Hooker, Cheryl Maduzia and Melinda Williams are honored on page 34. 

Mosaic
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Event Marketer Names Mosaic to Top 100 Event Agencies

Building upon record-breaking wins in the B-to-C space, Mosaic is lighting a fire with high-profile B-to-B event marketing. 

Colin Stewart
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Acosta Explains How to Convert Grocery Shoppers Into HBC Customers

Grocery retailers can implement the 5 X 5 approach to increase HBC sales. 

Acosta
NEWS

Acosta to Acquire IGNITE Sales Management

Acosta today announced the acquisition of IGNITE Sales Management in Minnetrista, Minn.

“IGNITE is an expert in helping manufacturers build and grow profitable brands and a long-standing business partner of Acosta,” said Robe... (continued)

Acosta
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Colin Stewart Describes the CPG Trade Promotion Hamster Wheel

 CPG manufacturers should establish a new playbook to maximize investment in trade promotion. 

Acosta
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Acosta Broadens Fresh Division in the Midwest

 Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, today announced the acquisition of Baldwin & Mattson, Inc. in St. Louis Park, Minn. and Neher Sales & Marketing in Farmingto... (continued)

Acosta Foodservice
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Acosta Expands Foodservice Division with Acquisition of The PacNorth Group

Acosta announced the acquisition of The PacNorth Group with offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. The PacNorth Group is the leading non-food manufacturer agency in the Northwest representing an extensive selection of manu... (continued)

Mosaic
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Chief Marketer Taps Mosaic for Industry Trends

Mosaic SVP reveals the top industry trends of 2015 and what's ahead in 2016. 

NEWS

Forbes Features Mosaic Sales Jobs

Forbes ranked Mosaic among top 10 companies hiring most in sales right now. 

The Pet Firm
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Acosta Acquires The Pet Firm

Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, today announced the acquisition of The Pet Firm,  the premier, national pet specialty sales, marketing and merchandising agency.

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Acosta
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Colin Stewart Authors Progressive Grocer Column

Shoppers' growing demand for healthy foods creates opportunity for retailers to build customer base. 

Mosaic
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Event Marketer Nominates Mosaic for Technology Awards

Mosaic is a finalist in the Best Use of a Single Technology and Best Combination of Event Technologies for the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner...

Acosta
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Jacksonville Business Journal Previews Acosta's Pet Business Expansion

Acosta will become leading sales and marketing provider in the pet goods category. 

Kevin George
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Acosta Names Kevin George President, Acosta Marketing Group, and Chief Marketing Officer

Acosta named Kevin George President, Acosta Marketing Group (AMG), and Chief Marketing Officer effective November 8, 2015. George will report to the President & CEO of Acosta and be responsible for the overall strategy of AMG an... (continued)

Acosta
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Acosta to Acquire Lenhart & Associates

Acosta today announced the acquisition of Lenhart & Associates in Lubbock, Texas. The integration of Lenhart & Associates with Acosta’s rapidly growing Fresh division will expand Acosta’s coverage in the West region. Acosta ... (continued)

Mosaic
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Ad News Announces Mosaic Acquisition

 The Mosaic and Escalate partnership broadens marketing services across North America.