A Letter from the President and CEO
"Food retail is such a labor intensive industry that it should be no surprise that concerns regarding healthcare costs retained its hold on the number one slot on the Worry Index list."
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.
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.
As a way to improve margins while catering to consumers' quest for value, retailers have made significant investments into private brand programs over the past decade, according to FMI's The Food Retailing Industry Speaks annual analysis.