Find industry insights and updates relevant to your business needs.


Welcome to Albany Times Union's business-to-business blog.

Hearst publishes multiple consumer-facing daily, weekly and monthly newspapers, magazines, websites and newsletters throughout the state. As a counterpart, this blog is a regularly-updated resource, providing thought leadership, insight and direction for local business owners and marketers on building and maintaining successful promotional campaigns.

Here you'll find case studies, best practices, white papers, trade articles and research across a variety of business categories, all presented to help maximize your advertising ROI and reinforce the effectiveness of Hearst marketing channels and offerings.

November 12, 2021

The Holiday Shopping Season | Is your business ready?

Last year’s holiday shopping season was a bit unpredictable, to say the least. Retailers did their best to communicate business […]
November 5, 2021

Shopping Local | The Past + The Future

If you’ve visited a chain grocery store recently and had trouble finding items on your shopping list, you are certainly […]
October 29, 2021

Corporate Social Responsibility | Authentic Adoption Strategies

As we draw closer to the season of giving, community members and organizations alike are placing renewed emphasis on community […]
October 22, 2021

Category Insights | Grocery Retailers + Food Suppliers

Over the course of the past few years, the manner in which food suppliers conduct business has changed considerably – […]