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Acosta and Pensa Systems join forces

We are excited to announce our partnership with Pensa Systems. View the news release for... (continued)

Brian Wynne Acosta Group letter

Introducing Acosta Group

We connect people with the brands they love. This is our purpose.

It’s a simple statement, but one that’s powerful and meaningful. And it was one of the first things we defined as we began the process of reimagini... (continued)

Evolution of the Hispanic Shopper

Key Trends in U.S. Hispanic Consumer Purchasing Behaviors Reflected in New Study from Acosta and TelevisaUnivision

Jacksonville, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2023) – As part of its ongoing work to understand how U.S. Hispanic grocery shopper behaviors differ from those of non-Hispanic shoppers, Acosta

Acosta's Six Predictions for 2023

Acosta’s Six Predictions for 2023

Jacksonville, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2023) – 2023 brings some lingering economic challenges -- inflation, labor shortages and supply chain issues -- that directly impact shopper behavior. But with these challenges comes a breadth of ... (continued)


CORE Foodservice Acquires TTS Marketing, Creating Canada’s Leading Foodservice Agency

Los Angeles, CA (Jan. 5, 2023)CORE Foodservice announced today that it has acquired Quebec- based TTS Market... (continued)


Acosta Bolsters Retail Sales Operations, Digital, Commercial Leadership and Capabilities

Jacksonville, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2022) – Today Acosta announced leadership and organizational changes that will bolster the company’s Sales Agency In-Store operations, Digital Commerce capabilities, and Commercial strategy and su... (continued)


New Acosta Study Reflects Omnichannel Path to Consumer Electronics Purchases Amidst Inflation Concerns

Jacksonville, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2022) – As retailers approach the busiest days of the holiday shopping season, Acosta shared the results of its recent Shopper Insights Consumer Electronics Survey. While 74% of shoppers reflected... (continued)


How Consumer Electronics Brands Reach Omnichannel Nirvana

Jacksonville, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2022) — The evolution of the shopper journey and overall shopper expectations have accelerated at an incredible pace over the last couple of years. After a years-long pandemic forced the adoption ... (continued)


Acosta Canada Builds for the Future, Announces Senior Leadership Promotions

Mississauga, ON (Nov. 10, 2022) – Bill Ivany, President of Acosta Canada, has announced three internal leadership promotions, expanding and redefining key executive positio... (continued)


Value, Health and Convenience are Key Drivers for Frozen Food Sales According to New Acosta Shopper Insights Study

Jacksonville, Fla. (Oct. 13, 2022) – Today Acosta released its new Frozen Food Trends & Insights study in conjunction with this week’s National Frozen ... (continued)


U.S. Consumers Continue to Embrace a Mix of Online and In-Store Grocery Shopping Habits, New Acosta Report Shows

Jacksonville, Fla. (Sept. 7, 2022) — Today Acosta previewed results of its Online Grocery Landscape Report, a new shopper insights study on the attitudes and preferences surrounding online grocery shopping habits. Cond... (continued)


New Acosta Report Explores the Rising Impact of Inflation on Consumer Dining Habits

Jacksonville, Fla. (May 19, 2022) - Today Acosta released its sixth edition of The Why? Behind the Dine, a research report providing foodservice-specific insight bolstered by the expertise of its CORE Foodservice divis... (continued)


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)


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)


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)


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

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)


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)


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)


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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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)


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)