Apple and Amazon are among the world's most admired companies and rightly so. Their innovative products, services and business models have fostered customer passion and loyalty and made them two of the world's most valuable companies.
Al Carey's 40-year CPG career began in the mid-'70s at Procter & Gamble followed by 35 years with PepsiCo. Such tenure gives Carey a unique perspective on how the industry has evolved to deal with emerging threats and capitalize on new opportunities.
Increased pay is only part of the equation for retailers to minimize turnover, increase productivity and improve customer service now that unemployment is back to pre-recession levels.
Kroger, which hired more than 12,000 new store associates in 2016, recently announced about 1,300 non-store wor
Retailers and consumer goods companies are spending more time than ever in the nation's capital and the trade associations that represent their interests have never been busier. The heightened interest and flurry of activity began on Nov.