Author Archives: Patrick Kiernan

Future Forces: Rethinking collaboration

Food prices, the food movement and the loss of the center store shopper will have a negative impact on the industry unless all parties … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Columns

Future Forces: Big data dilemma

To survive in tomorrow’s world, your internal rate of change must be greater than the external rate of change around you. No industry has … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Columns

A new breed of retailer

By now you may be living with one of the new hybrid dogs challenging traditional purebred pets. Hybrids with names such as Goldendoodle, Cockapoo … Continue reading

How we eat

Somewhere in a nearby theater, a movie purporting to be a new food documentary is playing to rave re­views. The central theme of Food … Continue reading