AVENTURA, Fla. — Top executives from IGA and Whole Foods Market last week urged wholesale bakers to emphasize innovative products that reflect an understanding of the needs of both the retailers and their consumers.
LAS VEGAS — Social media is "the new world order of how we communicate," so independents have to make plans for how they'll participate, Dennis Host, director of marketing, Coborn's, said during an NGA Show panel here.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The response to Hurricane Sandy was an eye-opener for retailers, associations and the entire food industry, with plenty of lessons for future crises, said a panel of industry leaders at a Midwinter session here.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It's no longer just about consumers doing less cooking. Now it’s also about big shifts in who is making the shopping decisions, what dayparts are critical, and what shoppers demand from stores.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Call them the dynamic duo. Danny Wegman, CEO, Wegmans Food Markets, and Tim Smucker, chairman, The J.M. Smucker Co., received Hall of Achievement Awards here during the 2013 GMA Chairman's Lecture.