Fourth of July Snacking Trends

Fourth of July Snacking Trends

As you fire up the grill this week and gather with friends and family to celebrate Independence Day, don’t forget to stop by your local Schraders and grab your favorite snack! Just in time for summer, Frito-Lay performed its latest U.S. Snack Index to decide what product types and habits are Americans’ favorite. Fourth of […]

Payment Trends for 2018

Payment Trends for 2018

  While it may be true that the U.S. is a leader in the modern consumer-facing technology, the way that consumers pay for an item is making a large change across the world. Euromonitor International, a strategic marketing research firm, employee Michelle Evans looked at three different trends that will change how we make a […]

Trends Shaping the Convenience Industry

Trends Shaping the Convenience Industry

Success in business hinges on one important question: what will your consumers want next? Throughout our lives, we’re observing and participating in trends. The macro trends Harbor is seeing take off in the retail world now hold true for convenience stores, and they are about to undergo some big changes. From smaller stores focused on […]

Trends Changing Customer Shopping

Trends Changing Customer Shopping

At first glance, the queues for 2016’s hot-ticket holiday item, Snapchat Spectacles, might not have looked all that different from the round-the-block lines that formed for the Tickle Me Elmo craze of 20 years ago. But a closer inspection reveals how the simple act of shopping has been quietly transformed during that time. Rather than […]