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Food & beverage e-commerce grows, but remains smaller portion of online sales than other products

Source: eMarketer

In a content-crazy world, traditional influences reign on how to spend screen time

Source: Nielsen

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This map of U.S. hot spots for e-commerce raises more questions than it answers

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research via Washington Post Sometimes data raises more questions than it answers.   The study, based on data from the Visa card network, indicated that typical household gained about $1,150 in terms of convenience and expanded choice by shopping online in 2017, when the Internet accounted for about 8 percent […]

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Online shoppers hesitate to buy wine, food & other consumer packaged goods online. These are the top 5 reasons.

Source: Nielsen

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Vintage Wine Estates Purchases 1,986 Acre Laetitia Winery Estate on the California Central Coast

    March 18, 2019. Santa Rosa, CA. Vintage Wine Estates has purchased Laetitia Vineyard & Winery. Laetitia, located in the Arroyo Grande AVA, is one of the notable, foundation wineries of the region. The estate overlooks the Pacific Ocean and has 680+ vineyard acres. The winery is known in particular for Pinot Noir, scoring […]

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People save time, money and spend a larger portion online as the distance to a merchant increases.

The typical household gained about $1,150 in terms of convenience and expanded choice by shopping online in 2017, when the Internet accounted for about 8 percent of all consumer spending. Source: National Bureau of Economic Research via Washington Post

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Instacart growing way faster than Amazon (Walmart, Kroger, Target too)

Source: Nielsen

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Peer review helps prevent bad science from being published. So why do judges ignore it?

Expert reports and testimony are common in courtrooms. The fate of the judicial adversaries frequently rest on the credibility that a judge or jury vests in one report versus another. Many of those reports and testimonials are, inaccurate,  poorly done, scientifically and logically flawed.   However, judges — who are not scientists — admit almost […]

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Boost wine sales with mobile coupons. They’re used by 57% of cellphone users

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At Least Two Wine or AlcBev People Charged in College Cheating Scandal: Full coverage, transcripts, court documents

Napa Valley vintner Augustin Huneeus, and SF Peninsula spirits entrepreneur Marci Palatella  are among the parents charged with crimes by the Department of Justice.   The overall case is very well covered buy the mainstream media. Wine Indusyry Insight has dug more deeply and have links, below, to all of the Federal Court Documents as document […]

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