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Industry Partners

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

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NGA Promotes Laura Strange to SVP

The association executive's expanded role includes oversight of retail and wholesale membership.

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WGB, IDDBA Seek 2019 ‘Champions of Change’ Nominations

New industry recognition platform will recognize the talented individuals who are making a mark on growing and expanding fresh categories as well as the next generation of leaders.

The “big data” marketing pioneer seeks a speedy restructuring, including a cleanup of its Nielsen partnership.

From niche brands to emerging private labels, disruption can be found throughout the food and beverage industry today.

Steve Hasen shares his take on the importance for grocery trading partners to embrace personalization and customer-centric marketing.

How the old playbook for product discovery long employed by retail trading partners has given rise to a rewriting of the rules in real time.

Ann McConnell will be replaced by association newcomer James Engstrom.

In an open letter to members, the new president said the trade group should promote brand interests, eliminate legacy committees and play "offense, not defense."

Fresh food, technology and Latin cuisine will be highlighted.

The annual program recognizes 25 honorees for their innovation in merchandising, produce-related community outreach and increased store sales.