The following post was written by Maggy Stewart, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at RMS. The U.S. News & World Report examined the 100 most populated metropolitan areas in the United States and released the results earlier this month. For the inaugural Best Places to Live rankings, the 100 largest metro areas by population as determined Read more
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Syracuse, NY has enjoyed a long history as one of the nation’s top test markets. The metropolitan area’s use by marketers as proving ground of eventual product success or failure has been well documented for decades. Products both famous and obscure, ranging from ice cream to alcoholic beverages to baby carrots have been tested in Syracuse Read more
At the local Wegmans, here in Syracuse, shoppers may have noticed a new style of packaging for baby carrots. The carrots appear in packaging that resembles a potato chip bag, complete with attractive images and colors. Syracuse and Cincinnati were picked as test markets to roll out a re-branding campaign for baby-carrots launched by the carrot industry.