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Events in Ukraine impact global supply chains

Whether we like it or not our food industry is global and events around the world impact what happens here at home. The unprovoked attack on Ukraine will have impacts on the supply and cost of food around the world. The global supply chain we operate in really has evolved in recent years to adapt […]

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Cost of goods is in the news

With all of the news regarding the issues between Hostess Frito Lay and Loblaw we had to tackle the definition for cost of goods. This is certainly one of the most critical components of the relationship between suppliers and retailers. The bigger the supplier, the more focus it will receive within the retailer. Google can […]

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Compliance fines are a reality of doing business

One of the most controversial issues in the food and beverage industry are compliance fines. Retailers appear to be moving more in this direction and suppliers believe they are unfair. These fines have created more animosity between retailers and suppliers than any other issue. Google can provide definitions, but it does not always help you […]

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Planograms are your friend

Planograms are just as important for suppliers as they are for retailers. We see them in almost every department now. Every industry has their own language and it can be a challenge to really understand some of the terms. Google can provide definitions, but it does not always help you understand the importance of the […]

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Shrink is a huge cost in the grocery industry

Every industry has their own language and it can be a challenge to really understand some of the terms. Google can provide definitions, but it does not always help you understand the importance of the term or perhaps even a specific meaning in our industry. It can take some time to find the food and […]

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The front end in a grocery store is an important place

Every industry has their own language and it can be a challenge to really understand some of the terms. Google can provide definitions, but it does not always help you understand the importance of the term or perhaps even a specific meaning in our industry. We are going to share some food and beverage industry […]

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Are you doing enough TPR?

Every industry has their own language and it can be a challenge to really understand some of the terms. Google can provide definitions, but it does not always help you understand the pros and cons or the reason for one option vs. another. We are going to share some food and beverage industry terms and […]

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Food industry terms defined

Every industry has their own language and it can be a challenge to really understand some of the terms. Google can provide definitions, but it does not always help you understand the pros and cons or the reason for one option vs. another. We are going to share some food and beverage industry terms and […]

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Trends to focus on in 2022

Happy New Year! During the last weeks of 2021 we shared some insights into what we see as important areas to focus in 2022. To get the year started we will summarize them for you. When the vaccine started to roll out in 2021, I think many people felt like the pandemic would be a […]

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Only 1 week left in 2021

Find opportunities in market segments in 2022 With access to so much information, consumers are always looking for more. They want to know more about products and understand how the product will meet their particular needs. We see so many different market segments. Some overlap and others can apply one week and not the next. A […]

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