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Top news from trade associations, market research firms and management consultancies pertaining to consumer grocery trendspolicy, regulatory and advocacy efforts.

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Shoptalk Sets All-Women Speaker Lineup for 2020 Event

The move marks the first time men will be absent from the large-scale trade confab's program lineup.

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Americans Want Federal Government to Tackle Packaging Waste: GMA Report

A majority believe national standards will alleviate confusion about recycling, and 95% would change how they recycle if they found out they were doing something incorrectly.

After announcing last quarter its exit from Fresh Kitchen and the resignation of CEO Dave Staples, SpartanNash posts positive sales and improvements to supply chain.

Supplier Diversity Team of the Year award demonstrates that Retail Business Services is accomplishing its "goal of continuing to engage and empower diverse suppliers."

Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates will merge under the National Grocers Association, bringing together two organizations with missions to promote the independent grocery industry.

The alliance founded by the Food Marketing Institute, Grocery Manufacturers Association and National Restaurant Association will work with the USDA, FDA and EPA to reduce food loss.

The federal regulatory framework is viewed as "a good first step" by grocery trade leaders who say more regulations are needed to protect consumers.

While third-party providers can help grocers test demand, the author says going in-house sells the product, and not the delivery.

The wholesaler also promoted Tye Anthony to SVP of merchandising, while Jeff Pedersen will assume oversight of Valu Merchandisers Co.

Effective immediately, Taylor Crown will oversee the foodservice department for the sales and marketing agency.

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