Posts by Jocelyn Bauer

Starbucks Strikes Again

In 2019, Starbucks ended the year with pop-up parties, a massive new roastery and began 2020 with some exciting new menu additions. The impact? Let’s dive in to find out.

By Jocelyn Bauer on January 23, 2020

Drug Store Check-In

The Pharmacy sector has become one of the most interesting sectors in retail because of the expanding ambitions of some of its leading players, and the appeal from the potential entry of retail’s largest giants.

By Jocelyn Bauer on January 16, 2020

Vegan Nation

A host of vegan restaurants have been popping up all over the country as more and more people are giving the plant-based diet a try. Veggie Grill, Loving Hut and Native Foods are among some of the more notable chains around the United States, with over 100 locations.

By Jocelyn Bauer on January 9, 2020

Placer Bites: Boot Barn Expands, Starbucks Cold Brew

We’ve become accustomed to news about retailers closing their brick-and-mortar stores, and shifting their focus to online sales. But Boot Barn is taking a different approach, as they look to nearly double their offline footprint in the near future.

Seeing as this goes against the “retail apocalypse” narrative, we dug into our data to analyze this strategic move.

By Jocelyn Bauer on December 16, 2019