SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The first-time co-location of Food Marketing Institute's Midwinter Executive Conference with the Grocery Manufacturers Association's Chairman's Reception, Lecture and Dinner helped set the stage for enhanced trading partner interactions, according to attendees here this week.
WASHINGTON — Kroger Co. takes a balanced approach to sustainability communications in order to serve the needs of its varied customer base, said Nate Shepley Streed, the Cincinnati-based retailers’ sustainability manager, corporate brands.
WASHINGTON — Building consumer trust in a brand’s integrity is the best way to overcome confusing messages about sustainability, according to Jason Wadsworth, sustainability coordinator, Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, New York.
SKOKIE, Ill. — Retailers are taking more ownership of shopping marketing activities once considered the province of brands, according to Peter Hoyt, executive director and chief executive officer, Path to Purchase Institute here, who spoke during an SN webinar.
COLORADO SPRINGS – Joseph Sheridan, president and chief operating officer of Wakefern Food Corp., has received the second annual Grocery Manufacturers Association Industry Collaboration Leadership Award here.
COLORADO SPRINGS - A big measure of Starbucks' success results from connecting with consumers and adjusting strategies based on feedback, according to executives from the company who addressed the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Executive Conference here.
COLORADO SPRINGS – The mobile phenomenon is picking up speed and the food industry needs to give priority to this trend, said Lisa Sharples, president, AllRecipes.com, a website with a large database of recipes and tips for home cooks.
COLORADO SPRINGS – Ric Jurgens, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Hy-Vee, West Des Moines, Iowa, put his former colleagues in the spotlight as he accepted the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Hall of Achievement Award here.