A collection of news, articles and other featured content about July / August 2015.

July / August 2015

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  • Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me a Store

    Grocery stores have long been referred to in the possessive.
  • 'Punching Into The Unknown'

    Gergen, senior political correspondent for CNN and former presidential advisor, covered a variety of topics including the state of America, the 2016 presidential election, leadership and trust, and the new generation of emerging political and business leaders. He expressed concern about the world's
  • A Family AFFAIR

    It is said that behind every successful small business, there is a family. West Sacramento-based Raley's Supermarkets is a particularly strong example of this notion.
  • Decisions, Decisions

    The phrase "decision fatigue" recently entered the psychological lexicon.
  • Collaboration in Action

    Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the 2015 Grocery Manufacturers Association Leadership Forumin Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Pulse Report: Value-Added Meat - Carving Out Growth for CPG Marketers

    Consumers' desire for quick and easy mealtime solutionshas value-added meat taking center plate. During the past five years, dollar and volume sales of value-added meat have outpaced the overall meat sector by a fairly sizable margin.
  • Change for a Dollar

    Most dollar stores have the word "dollar" in their names. But that doesn't mean they're all alike–or predictable. Some are based in rural and urban markets; others, in the suburbs.
  • Embracing Multiculturalism

    The American melting pot consists of many ingredients. It's what gives our nation depth, character and diversity. With so many different kinds of people, how do retailers and CPG manufacturers reach multicultural audiences? Population growth and economic forces tell a powerful story.
  • Navigating the Cybersecurity Minefield

    "The supply chain has become a cybersecurity minefield..." With that quote, Stephen Boyer, CTO and co-founder of Cambridge, Mass.-based security ratings company BitSight Technologies, described the dangerous landscape retailers must navigate in today's increasingly technology-driven marketplace
  • Paths to Purchase RUN THROUGH A MAZE

    Everyone involved in the digital retail supply and information chains,including retailers, brands, payment platforms and social media providers, needs to sort out the implications of multichannel sales for many different varieties of shoppers and shopping occasions. Broadly speaking, that w
  • Reading the Worry Lines on the Face of Food Retail

    <br /> A Letter from the President and CEO<br /> Leslie G. Sarasin
  • Tech Tightens the Supply Chain

    Grocery wholesalers and distributors have been investing in an array of technologies to make their operations more efficient, but they will continue to face challenges as their retail customers expand their e-commerce capabilities.

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about July / August 2015.