Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt is a Managing Editor at, a leading provider of global market intelligence products and services.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: November 13, 2020

This past week, our market research was cited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, MSN, Yahoo! Finance, SmartBrief, Food and Beverage Insider, Plastics News, and many other media outlets. See the latest headlines here.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: November 6, 2020

Peruse the latest market data in our weekly wrap-up. See which publications and companies cited our research this past week, and catch up on our press releases and blog posts.

Topics: Industry Insights

5 Holiday Retail Trends & Predictions for 2020

There is no doubt the holiday season is a critical time for consumer spending, but retailers face unprecedented challenges in 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus. To drive revenue and adapt to shifting consumer needs, retailers will be forced to rewrite their traditional playbooks in more ways than one.

Topics: Retail Holiday Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 30, 2020

Our market research analysts bring you new data on a broad range of dynamic industries, from pipes to pet food to plastics. See all our latest headlines here.

Topics: Industry Insights

3 Smart Ways to Capitalize on Your Year-End Budget

Many organizations have cautiously held their breath during these uncertain times and postponed major purchase decisions. For conglomerates with many different lines of business, choosing which way to leap or where to invest can be especially challenging given the chaos of 2020.

Topics: Market Research Strategy

Key Consumer Trends Powering the Plant-Based Market

Many consumers are looking to reduce their consumption of meat and animal products as part of a “plant-based” diet. These consumers are not only driven by the desire to improve their own health, they are often leery of the industrial food system, concerned about animal welfare, and worried about the threat of climate change.

Topics: Food & Beverage Packaged Facts

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 23, 2020

Here's the latest news headlines, press releases, and blog posts from our publishers and partners. Topics span a variety of markets including pet food, office coffee, packaging, building materials, food & beverage, batteries, and cosmetics and personal care products. 

Topics: Industry Insights

5 Great Reasons to Choose an Academic Market Research Subscription

Academic market research subscriptions provide access to specialized knowledge, real-world data, and a unique industry perspective that is difficult to find anywhere else.

Topics: Academic Market Research Subscription

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 16, 2020

Explore the latest media headlines and blog posts from our publishers, featuring new industry data and analysis on the impact of COVID-19 and other key trends.

Topics: Industry Insights

U.S. Roofing Industry to Weather Economic Fallout of COVID-19

Bolstered by an increase in housing starts and the need to repair or replace older roofs with more durable products, the demand for roofing in the U.S. is projected to grow 0.2% per year to reach 253.0 million squares by 2024, according to The Freedonia Group, a leading market research firm and division of

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group