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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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Retailers Bid Farewell to Yesteryear’s Approach to Product Discovery

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.

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GMDC's VP of Finance and Administration to Retire

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.

The state trade executive was recognized for his advocacy efforts at Food Industry Association Executives' annual confab.

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance series will provide retailers and media with sustainability insights and access to the farmer perspective.

A "blurring of brands" is transforming the category, as was evident on the show floor.

Whitney Atkins has held positions at Kroger Delta Marketing and the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department.

The moves come as new president and CEO works toward "ongoing transformation."

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