Category 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… 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… 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… 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

Talking shop with… Juan Romero

The president and CEO of api(+) says the foodie phenomenon is sparking changes in food retailing. Grocery Headquarters: What are some of the most … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… Jyoti Stephens

The director of sustainability and stewardship for Nature’s Path Foods discusses how eco-friendly packaging can benefit retailers and consumers. Tell us about your sustainable … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 09 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… Steve Roberts

The CEO of ShopText discusses ways to create and monetize a mobile couponing channel. What is ShopText Mobile? Steve Roberts: ShopText is a mobile … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 09 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… BOB MOORE

The CEO of iGPS discusses safety and sustainability issues as they relate to pallets. Grocery Headquarters: Safety is of course a priority for the … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… J. Hudson Garrett Jr.

Employees and customers can help to keep the store environments clean, sanitary and healthy, according to J. Hudson Garrett Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, APRN, … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… JULIE BURIC

The vice president of marketing with the Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) discusses the year-round promotional opportunities for milk. Grocery Headquarters: What is MilkPEP … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 07 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… MARK DUNSON

The president of Emerson’s Retail Solutions discusses how manufacturers are addressing retailers’ energy savings needs. What are HVAC/R equipment manufacturers doing to help the … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 06 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… TARA O’DONOVAN

The marketing manager for Bake’n Joy says that the in-store bakery category holds a lot of potential for supermarket retailers What is the state … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 06 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… ELLIOTT PENNER

Touting value and national brands will help retailers win back market share, according to the president of Reckitt Benckiser, Inc. Food Products, the manufacturer … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 05 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… JOSEPH PEREZ

The senior vice president of Goya Foods says now is a good time for retailers to make an investment in ethnic foods. What is … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 05 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… D. Todd Feller

The president of Enviren Worldwide, Inc. says that there are many reasons for retailers to consider cart sanitation systems. Grocery Headquarters: Has the recent … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… Michele Bauli

The vice president of Bauli, based in Verona, Italy, discusses the company’s future in light of its recent acquisition. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us about … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop