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Acosta Announces Leadership Changes to Accelerate Growth of CORE Foodservice

Jacksonville, Fla. (May 2, 2022) — Today Acosta announced leadership changes for its CORE Foodservice division, elevating John Goodman from Chief Executive Officer to Executive Chairman and Travis King from Chief Operating Of... (continued)

Inflation
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New Acosta Report Finds Inflation is a Top Concern for U.S. Shoppers

Jacksonville, Fla. (April 27, 2022) — Today Acosta released its latest research report, Inflation in 2022: Shopper Impacts and Actions. Kathy Risch, SVP of Shopper Insights and Thought Leadership, highlights some of th... (continued)

PlantBased
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New Acosta Report Finds 40% of Shoppers Buy Plant-Based Products

Jacksonville, Fla. (April 20, 2022) — Today Acosta released its latest research report, Plant-Based Eating: Trend or Fad? The report explores consumers’ increased interest in purchasing plant-based meat and dairy alter... (continued)

COVID
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New Acosta Report Shows Nearly 70% of Consumers Continue to Shop Online for Groceries Amid the Pandemic

Jacksonville, Fla. (February 16, 2022) — Today Acosta released its latest research report, The Lingering Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Shoppers. The report examines U.S. shoppers’ behavior nearly two years into the pandem... (continued)

OeP
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Acosta Acquires OeP to Further Amplify Suite of Progressive Technology Solutions

Jacksonville, Fla. (February 1, 2022) — Today Acosta announced it acquired OeP, a best-in-class agency focused on providing white glove services to clients across multiple... (continued)

2022 CPG Predictions
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Acosta Offers a New Perspective on CPG Industry Trends to Watch in 2022

Jacksonville, Fla. (January 13, 2022) — It has been nearly two years since the onset of COVID-19 and experts from Acosta — a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industr... (continued)

AcostaCanada
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Acosta's Breadth and Depth of Services

Acosta is an integrated sales and marketing services provider that enables consumer packaged goods brands and retailers to win in the modern marketplace by delivering progressive solutions and exceptional service. We are a scalable,... (continued)

PremiumClosing
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Acosta Closes Previously Announced Premium Retail Services Acquisition

Jacksonville, Fla. (December 2, 2021) — Today Acosta stated that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Premium Retail Services (Premium), a leading provider of tech-enabled retail merchandising, in-store sales... (continued)

Sustainability
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Acosta Research Shows 65% of Shoppers Want Retailers to Invest More in Sustainability

Jacksonville, Fla. (November 22, 2021) — Today Acosta released its latest research report, Sustainability Impact on Purchase Behavior. With 59% of shoppers making it a priority to live a more environmentally-conscious lifesty... (continued)

Premium
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Acosta Signs Agreement to Acquire Premium Retail Services and Broaden Omnichannel Reach

Jacksonville, Fla. (November 16, 2021) — Today Acosta announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Premium Retail Services (Premium), a leading provider of tech-enabled retail merchandising, in-store sal... (continued)

OnlineGrocery
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New Acosta Report Explores the Current and Future Growth of Online Grocery Shopping

Jacksonville, Fla. (November 10, 2021) — Today Acosta released its latest research report, The Growth of Online Grocery Shopping Shows No Signs of Slowing Down. The report details consumers’ growing prefer... (continued)

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Acosta Canada Appoints Industry Leader Bill Ivany as President

Jacksonville, Fla. (October 25, 2021) — Acosta announced the appointment of Bill Ivany as President, Acosta Canada effective immediately. He will report directly to Darian Pickett, CEO of North American Sales for Acosta.

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WBTD21
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New Acosta Report Finds Consumers Dining Out More, Shares Other Dining Behaviors and Restaurant Predictions

Jacksonville, Fla. (October 13, 2021) — Today Acosta released its fifth edition of The Why? Behind the Dine, the Company’s first research report providing foodservice-specific insights since its acquisition of th... (continued)

shopperinsight
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New Acosta Report Details the Evolving Impact of COVID-19 on Consumer Behavior

Jacksonville, Fla., August 24, 2021 — Today Acosta released its latest COVID-19 Shopper Insights report, COVID-19 Shopper Insights Which Habits Are Sticking? The report examines pandemic-related shopping behaviors that... (continued)

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New Acosta Report Finds Multicultural Shoppers Have a Growing Influence in the Grocery Retail Space

Jacksonville, Fla. (July 28, 2021) — Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today released its second The Why? Behind The Buy: Multicultural Shopper In... (continued)

ImpactClosing
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Acosta Acquires Impact Group and Launches Impact NSS and Acosta | Berg

Jacksonville, Fla. (July 12, 2021) — Today Acosta announced the acquisition of Impact Group, a dynamic sales and marketing agency with a national presence and local market expertise in natural, specialty, ethnic and emerging ... (continued)

HealthWellness
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New Acosta Report Explores Recent Health and Wellness Trends Elevated by COVID-19

Jacksonville, Fla., July 7, 2021 — Acosta released its latest research report, COVID-19 Has Elevated the Health & Wellness Trends of Recent Years, highlighting category trends, shopper behaviors and implications fo... (continued)

IMPACT
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Acosta Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Impact Group and Become Industry’s Preeminent Sales and Marketing Agency for Natural, Specialty, Ethnic and Emerging Brands

Jacksonville, Fla. (June 24, 2021) — Today Acosta announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Impact Group, a dynamic sales and marketing agency with a national presence and local market expertise in natural, specia... (continued)

TWIG
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Eight Acosta Leaders Selected as ‘Top Women in Grocery’ by Progressive Grocer

Jacksonville, Fla., June 16, 2021 — Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, and Mosaic, a brand activation agency and division of Acosta that delivers c... (continued)

CORE
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Acosta and The CORE Group Unite Their Foodservice Businesses to Form CORE Foodservice

Jacksonville, Fla. (June 2, 2021) — Acosta and The CORE Group, one of the most progressive foodservice sales agencies in North America, announce the creation of a reimagined, best-in-class North American agency focused on pro... (continued)

EatingTrends
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New Acosta Report Details Changes in Consumer Eating Habits and Offers Insight into Post-Pandemic Dining Behaviors

Jacksonville, Fla. (May 6, 2021) — Social distancing restrictions put in place due to COVID-19 have dramatically impacted consumer eating habits. As regulations and concerns surrounding the pandemic increased in 2020, many co... (continued)

FrontLine
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Acosta Announces Launch of FrontLine Marketing @Home, Powered by Sampler

Jacksonville, Fla. (April 22, 2021) — COVID-19 significantly changed consumer grocery shopping behaviors, including product sampling, an important tactic for the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. What’s more, 36% of sho... (continued)

FrozenFood
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New Acosta Report Explores the Rise in Frozen Foods Sales During COVID-19

Jacksonville, Fla. (April 14, 2021) — Consumer priorities changed significantly when COVID-19 hit the U.S. last year. As the country adjusted to social distancing restrictions, consumers’ heavy reliance on home cooking led to... (continued)

March21Report
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New Acosta Report Identifies Four Distinct Consumer Groups That Emerged from the Pandemic and Explores Their Behavioral Shifts

Jacksonville, Fla. (March 18, 2021) — It has been more than a year since COVID-19 restrictions were put into place in the U.S., and consumer shopping habits have changed dramatically. COVID Consumer Journey: Passive to Panic,... (continued)

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Acosta Selected as 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award Winner by Shelby Publishing

Jacksonville, Fla. (March 4, 2021) — Acosta announced today it is a winner of a 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award from Shelby Publishing. The awards program, which launched this year, recognizes the most iconic compa... (continued)

MikeVanAken
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Acosta Appoints Mike Van Aken as Chief Human Resources Officer

Jacksonville, Fla. (March 1, 2021) — Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Mike Van Aken as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO... (continued)

COVID Update
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New Acosta COVID-19 Report Reveals 75% of Shoppers Plan to Stick to at Least Some of Their New Habits Post-COVID

Jacksonville, Fla. (February 16, 2021) — Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today released findings from its most recent COVID-19 shopper insights study.... (continued)

KellySocia
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Acosta Appoints Kelly Socia as Executive Vice President of Business Development for North America

Jacksonville, Fla. (February 3, 2021) — Acosta, an integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Kelly Socia as Executive Vice President of Busine... (continued)

DerekBowen
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Acosta Appoints Derek Bowen as President of Marketing Services for North America

Jacksonville, Fla. (November 16, 2020) — Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Derek Bowen as President of Marketing Services for North A... (continued)

Jeremy Benedict
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Acosta Appoints Jeremy Benedict as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Jacksonville, Fla. (October 9, 2020) — Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Jeremy Benedict as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer... (continued)

Chandra McCormack
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Acosta Appoints Chandra McCormack as Chief Financial Officer

Jacksonville, Fla. (October 1, 2020) — Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Chandra McCormack as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effectiv... (continued)

Acosta Sam's Club
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Sam’s Club® Selects Acosta as Exclusive Provider for New Merchandising Services Program

Jacksonville, Fla. (September 16, 2020) - Acosta announced today it was selected by Sam’s Club® as its exclusive service provider to execute all merchandise services in 597 clubs across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Sam’s Club, a... (continued)

Wynne/Pickett
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Acosta Expands Executive Leadership Team to Accelerate Growth

Jacksonville, Fla. (July 28, 2020) — Acosta (“Acosta” or the “Company”), a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today announced Brian Wynne has been appointed Chief Executive ... (continued)

John Carroll
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Acosta Appoints John Carroll as Chief Growth Officer

Jacksonville, Fla. (June 12, 2020) — Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of John Carroll as Chief Growth Officer, effective June 15, 2020.... (continued)

Mike/David Announcement
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Acosta Strengthens Team with New Leaders in US and Canada

Jacksonville, Fla. (May 18, 2020) — Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced two leadership appointments today, Mike Anderson as Senior Vice President, Natural Specia... (continued)

Welcome Sharon Hart
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Acosta Appoints Sharon Hart as Chief Information Officer

Jacksonville, Fla. (March 25, 2020) - Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the appointment of Sharon Hart as Chief Information Officer, effective March 23... (continued)

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Acosta Announces New Business Intelligence Leader

Jacksonville, Fla. (February 20, 2020) — Acosta is pleased to announce that Kaye Young has joined Acosta’s Business Intelligence team as Senior Vice President of Strategic & Growth Initi... (continued)

Colin Stewart Promotion
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Acosta Promotes Colin Stewart to Executive Vice President, Business Intelligence

Jacksonville, Fla. (November 15, 2019) — Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, announced the promotion of Colin Stewart to Executive Vice President, Busines... (continued)

Darian Pickett, CEO
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Acosta Announces Leadership Transition

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., (July 15, 2019) – Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, today announced the appointment of Darian Pickett as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediate... (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)

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. 

Acosta
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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)

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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