The phrase "high-tech" entered the national lexicon in the 1960s as the computer and electronics industries took off. Before long, it became a synonym for anything modern and over time various sectors of the economy adopted the "tech" suffix to signify their advanced state of digital affairs.
Merger and acquisition activity is off to a strong start in 2017 thanks to favorable economic conditions, marketplace dynamics, strong balance sheets and perceptions of a favorable regulatory climate.
Since January, British American Tobacco agreed to acquire Reynolds American Inc.
Consumer goods companies who have struggled with digital marketing efforts over the years can look to HEINEKEN USA for inspiration.The brewer has emerged as CPG leader in the effective use of digital, overcoming challenges unique to the alcoholic beverage category, to engage with shoppers and drive
Steve Matthesen joined Acosta, a full-service sales and marketing agency, last fall, succeeding long-time CEO Robert Hill. Prior to Acosta, Matthesen served as President of Global Retail at Nielsen and was a partner at The Boston Consulting Group.
Each year, FMI's Government Relations department surveys its member companies to understand which policy issues are top of mind, legislative priorities, and how FMI can enhance our voice for food retail in Washington, D.C.