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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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Kevin Sterneckert Joins DemandTec in Executive Reset

The veteran technology exec will lead strategy for the pricing software firm as it reassembles its team under new a CEO.

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BrandSpark Offers WGB Readers Free Entry to Best New Product Awards

Retailers and suppliers are invited to enter their products in the 2022 BNPAs at no cost. Nominees will be featured in Newsweek magazine.

"An easy solution simply does not exist" to ongoing supply-chain and labor challenges, FMI President and CEO Leslie Sarasin said, but policy changes would help.

Food insecurity increased in 2020 in households with children and in Black, non-Hispanic households, the Bipartisan Policy Center's Food and Nutrition Security Task Force noted in its first report.

Companies aim to provide IRI's retailer clients with integrated consumer spending data that offers opportunities to generate new revenue streams.

The shipping giant said the deal would “open new doors” to growth by expanding package types, and fulfillment options, for delivery partners.

Leading retail and consumer-goods groups are seeking further guidance and assistance from the federal government in response to the announced mandate, which the Retail Industry Leaders Association called "a colossal undertaking."

The National Grocers Association said the hours-of-service modifications, passed last year, are helping retailers weather ongoing supply-chain woes.

Online shopping is retaining most of the share COVID gains it made last year as changes in consumer preferences and the Delta COVID variant, are shifting preferences, the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus survey indicates.

The American Cheese Society, which recently wrapped its virtual 38th Annual Conference, has named Tara Holmes as its new executive director.

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