A collection of news, articles and other featured content about March / April 2015.

March / April 2015

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  • Making the Case for Diversity

    There is a change occurring in how organizations and their leaders refine their diversity strategies–a change that begins with the very way in which "diversity" efforts are defined. "At the end of the day, diversity is about difference. There's no big, fancy definition.
  • Finding Common Ground

    Photography by Vito Palmisano
  • Hand In Hand on Reducing Food Waste

    Every year, billions of pounds of good food go to waste in the U.S. because home cooks are not sure of the quality or safety of items. Household food waste represents about 44 percent of all food waste generated in the U.S., and it's estimated that 20 pounds of food is wasted per person per month.
  • Retailing Health Care

    When a customer walks into one of the 154 Kroger-flagged stores that house The Little Clinic, she can have her sore throat examined steps away from the cooler full of ice cream that may soothe that throat. "The convenience offered by The Little Clinic, including being open seven days a week and
  • Joined At the Border

    The last two U.S. Congresses have the dubious honor of being the least productive in modern history. With gridlock at the federal level showing no signs of abating, advocates of all stripes are now looking to the states, and even cities, to get their policies implemented.
  • Tear down the Silos

    What's in it for employees to work together? At Whole Foods Market, their jobs depend on it. New job candidates at Whole Foods understand from the start how important teamwork is to their own performance.
  • Pulse Report: Study Ranks Top CPGs Based on Growth

    For the third year in a row, Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) examined more than 400 CPG companies with annual U.S. retail sales of more than $100 million and ranked them based on their growth performance.
  • What Shape is Your Family In?

    <br /> A Letter from the President and CEO<br /> Leslie G. Sarasin
  • Dishing the Data

    Even as more consumer packaged goods decisions revolve around Big Data, retailers and their suppliers are still in their own little worlds. "A CPG company tends to look in the rearview mirror," says Sandeep Dadlani, Atlanta-based executive vice president for India's Infosys Ltd.
  • Universal Food Retail

    The international aisles in the grocery store are expanding as food retailers in the United States seek to accommodate the broader set of cultural values and flavor palates of an increasingly diverse American population.
  • Channeling Consistency

    As CPG retailers expand with new ways of serving shoppers, such as mobile apps and click-and-collect online ordering, it is becoming increasingly important for their inventory and supply chain technologies to be connected seamlessly with these emerging customer interfaces. Retailers must be able
  • Keeping up with the Pace of Change in Food Retail

    Culinary trends point increasingly to tangible experiences for consumers. These trends move quickly, as farm to table and molecular gastronomy may be haute cuisine one day and ruled out by something more regal in six months.

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about March / April 2015.