People http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6701/more en At 97, Schwartz still advises Unified members http://supermarketnews.com/news/97-schwartz-still-advises-unified-members <div class="node-body article-body">Once known as “Mr. Certified” before Certified Grocers morphed into Unified Grocers, 97-year-old Ben Schwartz still comes into the company’s offices two or three days a week to talk with anyone who needs his help or asks for his advice. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/news/97-schwartz-still-advises-unified-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/news/97-schwartz-still-advises-unified-members#comments Interviews News Retail & Financial Unified Grocers Online Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:09:00 +0000 512921 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Insights from an 80-year grocery veteran http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-insights-80-year-grocery-veteran <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ben Schwartz is closing in on age 98, but he still thinks about the future of the grocery industry a lot, as well as its past. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-insights-80-year-grocery-veteran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-insights-80-year-grocery-veteran#comments Interviews Retail & Financial Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:00 +0000 512971 at http://supermarketnews.com NGA salutes Holdiman, Wiest http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/nga-salutes-holdiman-wiest <div class="node-body article-body">The National Grocers Association honored Steve Holdiman of Mondelez International and Barbara Wiest of IGA with award presentations during the chairman's dinner and gala at The NGA Show in Las Vegas Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/nga-salutes-holdiman-wiest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/nga-salutes-holdiman-wiest#comments Latest News People Awards Retail & Financial Supplier News 2015 NGA Show IGA National Grocers Association NGA Registration 2015 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:00:00 +0000 506651 at http://supermarketnews.com Rogers Collins wins NGA’s Zaucha Award http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/rogers-collins-wins-nga-s-zaucha-award <div class="node-body article-body">The National Grocers Association presented its annual Thomas K. Zaucha Entrepreneurial Excellence Award to Roger Collins, chairman and CEO of Harps Food Stores, Springdale, Ark., Sunday evening in Las Vegas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/rogers-collins-wins-nga-s-zaucha-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/rogers-collins-wins-nga-s-zaucha-award#comments Latest News People Awards Retail & Financial 2015 NGA Show Registration Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:30:00 +0000 506351 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>From left: Rick Brindle, VP, Mondelez; Roger Collins, Harps Food Stores, 2015 Thomas K. Zaucha Entrepreneurial Award winner; Valerie Oswalt, president, U.S. sales, Mondelez; NGA CEO Peter Larkin.</p> NEW unveils 'movement' for women's leadership http://supermarketnews.com/people/new-unveils-movement-womens-leadership <div class="node-body article-body">The Network of Executive Women has launched a major initiative to accelerate the participation of women in leadership roles, a program outlined at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Miami Beach.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/people/new-unveils-movement-womens-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/people/new-unveils-movement-womens-leadership#comments People Registration 2015 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:12:00 +0000 504961 at http://supermarketnews.com Dillon gets FMI’s Rabb Award http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/dillon-gets-fmi-s-rabb-award <div class="node-body article-body">Food Marketing Institute gave its highest honor, the Sidney R. Rabb Award, to David B. Dillon, retired chairman of the Kroger Co., for “his excellence in serving the consumer, the community and the industry.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/dillon-gets-fmi-s-rabb-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/people-awards/dillon-gets-fmi-s-rabb-award#comments Latest News People Awards Retail & Financial Kroger David Dillon FMI Food Marketing Institute Kroger Co. Registration 2015 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 +0000 504861 at http://supermarketnews.com ConAgra CEO wins FMI Albers award http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/conagra-ceo-wins-fmi-albers-award <div class="node-body article-body">Food Marketing Institute has named Gary Rodkin, CEO of ConAgra Foods and chairman of Grocery Manufacturers Association, as winner of the William H. Albers Award, which recognizes a leading supplier who has made a significant contribution toward improving distributor-supplier relations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/conagra-ceo-wins-fmi-albers-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/conagra-ceo-wins-fmi-albers-award#comments Latest News People Awards Supplier News FMI Food Marketing Institute Gary Rodkin GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association Registration 2015 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 +0000 504881 at http://supermarketnews.com GMA honors Steve Smith http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/gma-honors-steve-smith <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association presented its 2015 Industry Collaboration Leadership Award on Saturday to Steve Smith, president and CEO of K-VA-T Food Stores, Abingdon, Va.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/gma-honors-steve-smith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/gma-honors-steve-smith#comments Latest News People Awards Supplier News FMI Food City Food Marketing Institute GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association K-VA-T Food Stores Registration Steve Smith Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 +0000 504891 at http://supermarketnews.com Haggai receives FMI humanitarian award http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggai-receives-fmi-humanitarian-award <div class="node-body article-body">Food Marketing Institute on Saturday presented its Herbert Hoover Award to Dr. Thomas S. Haggai, chairman of IGA, for his longtime humanitarian service to the retail food industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggai-receives-fmi-humanitarian-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggai-receives-fmi-humanitarian-award#comments Community Service Interviews Latest News FMI Food Marketing Institute IGA Registration Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 504871 at http://supermarketnews.com Hirz named executive of year by USC http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/hirz-named-executive-year-usc <div class="node-body article-body">The Food Industry Management Program at the University of Southern California said Wednesday it has named Dave Hirz, president and CEO of Smart & Final, as its 2015 food industry executive of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/hirz-named-executive-year-usc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/hirz-named-executive-year-usc#comments Latest News People Awards Retail & Financial Registration Smart & Final Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:18:00 +0000 503661 at http://supermarketnews.com