Q&A: Walmart Craft-Beer Buyer Adrienne Freeman on Beer, Bridge-Building
"I see it as my responsibility as a decision-maker to cater to the needs that I can see and amplify products from diverse suppliers that can fill those unique gaps for our customers," Freeman says.
Q&A With HMart’s Vince Colatriano
The conventional supermarket veteran is helping the much-admired Asian-American chain build relationships with mainstream suppliers and support its steady growth.
The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert examines Hy-Vee’s new premium membership model; FoodX Technologies new hire to lead stateside growth; Top Friendly Markets’ strategies for preventing out-of-stocks; the surge in grocery sales on Black Friday; innovative efforts by restaurants trying to recoup lost Q4 sales; and more.
The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert explores Benjamin Lorr’s book, “The Secret Life of Groceries,” which offers a humorous look at the industry with a dark edge; what Ahold’s vision for FreshDirect is after acquiring the rival; how an online farmers market is helping consumers and farms stay connected; how 7-Eleven plans to reach net zero emissions by 2050; how Costco’s journey through the pandemic has differed from other retailers; and more.