Category Archives: Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Inés Peláez

The manager for the Argentinean Blueberry Committee says emphasizing the nutritional benefits and multiple uses of blueberries is important. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us about … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 10 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Beth St. Raymond

The director of sun care for Energizer Personal Care says that sun care is among the sales leaders in seasonal categories. Grocery Headquarters: Why … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Philip Fritz

E Lighting Solutions’ product manager for LED retail display lighting says demand for LED lighting in refrigerated display cases is growing and other areas … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Jim Travis

The vice president of sales for the specialty coffee business at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters shares his thoughts on what the fast growing single-cup … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 08 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Scot Aitcheson

The vice president of Yale dealer sales for Yale Materials Handling Corp. says that changes in warehouse operations are driving lift truck design. What … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 08 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Suzette Overgaag

The vice president and CFO of North Shore Sales & Marketing talks about the value and profitability of fresh living herbs. Grocery Headquarters: Tell … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Jerry Colburn

With more than 150 products, Ener-G Foods offers a one-stop shopping experience, says the company’s national sales and marketing manager. Grocery Headquarters: What can … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Jeffrey Kao

The vice president and general manager for NCR Healthcare discusses self-service technology at retail health clinics. Grocery Headquarters: Retail health clinics are becoming more … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Ralph Arthur

The president of dedicated contract carriage for Ruan Transportation Management Systems says third-party logistics providers can free up grocers to concentrate on issues that … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Ryan Tu

The president of Pasta Prima says the difference between today’s and yesterday’s gluten-free products is quality. Grocery Headquarters: What are the current trends and … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Derek Smith

The vice president of global industry marketing for DemandTec says retailers and manufacturers are sharing more data to drive customer-focused promotions. Grocery Headquarters: How … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Jeff McLemore

Sunsweet Growers’ product manager, dried fruit, emphasizes the health benefits of juices and dried fruit. Grocery Headquarters: What is the current state of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Stan Woodworth

The senior vice president of channel management for the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board says retailers can customize promotions for maximum impact. Grocery Headquarters: Tell … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Larry Andrews

The retail marketing director of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) explains the new Responsible Fisheries Management certification for wild Alaska salmon. Grocery Headquarters:  … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Michael Zacka

The CEO and president, North America, for Tetra Pak,says his company can offer retailers a unique perspective on packaging. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us about … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Steve Ward

The vice president of national accounts for Heineken USA says the company is reaching Millennials with social media and other marketing initiatives. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Xavier Poncin

The executive director of SIAL Canada discusses the show’s move to Toronto. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us about the move from Montreal to Toronto? Xavier … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

The president of the National Confectioners Association (NCA) says nearly 3,000 confectionery items are introduced in the U.S. each year, more than any other … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Kyle O’Brien

The executive vice president of sales for Chobani says Greek yogurts are energizing the category. Grocery Headquarters:  Tell us about the state of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Matt Pletcher

The managing director of Remis America, LLC shares the ways retailers can benefit by adding doors to refrigerated cases. Grocery Headquarters: Energy is a … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 02 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… Perry Reynolds

The vice president of marketing and trade development for the International Housewares Association says celebrity chefs and fresh and organic foods are fueling growth … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 01 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking Shop with… John Nofsinger

The CEO of the Material Handling Industry of America says the need for speed, efficiency and visibility is driving innovation Grocery Headquarters:  What can … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 01 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… Mike Stout

The director of new business development for Save-A-Lot says the company plans to double its grocery network over the next five years. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 12 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… Renee Sang

The global director of the Accenture Customer Innovation Network says information is only valuable if you can make it profitable. Grocery Headquarters: What are … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 11 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… Jim Ritchie

The president of CHEP Americas says that the transportation industry is recovering, but companies are being cautious about adding capacity. Grocery Headquarters: What are … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Talking Shop