But despite his identification with restaurants, Danny Meyer, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, has a warm place in his heart for supermarkets, a fact he relayed during remarks at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Miami.
Food retailers need to concentrate on what really benefits their customers in the face of accelerating debates about product and ingredient transparency, said James McCann, chief operating officer, Ahold USA.
Large food industry companies battling for Millennial talent are striving to create more personalized workplace experiences, according to panelists in a session at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Miami.
It’s not quite the Baby Boomer “Me Generation,” but today’s consumers expect to be the focal point of products and brand experiences, according to a presentation on the closing day of PLMA’s Private Label Trade Show in Chicago.
The quickening pace of technological change, in retailing and across the business world, puts a big burden on leaders to stay focused on where trends are headed, according to a presentation by Dan Schulman, president and CEO, PayPal.
Food Lion sees strong growth potential in store branded perishables — especially in categories such as bakery, dairy and deli — two of the company's executives said during a conference panel in Chicago.