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10 Remarkable Remarks From Top Grocery Execs in 2020

WGB takes a look back at some of our most compelling executive interviews in the last year.


Winsight Live: Blizzards, Beignets and Big Business

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert discusses the vastly different side effects of snowy weather on grocery and restaurants; Popeye’s latest limited-time offer; Amazon’s debut in the Chicago area; DoorDash’s higher-than-expected IPO evaluation; highlights of a WGB’s exclusive interview with SpartanNash CEO Tony Sarsam.

The industry veteran will lead merchandising strategy and department growth.

Kill Cliff, maker of energy drinks that are free of sugar and artificial ingredients, has collaborated with comedian and podcaster Joe Rogan to create the Flaming Joe.

With its launch in 600 Circle K stores across Texas, Caliper dissolvable CBD can now be found in more than 1,000 retail locations nationwide.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert takes a look at the latest earnings reports from The Kroger Co. and Dollar General; what’s guiding Albertsons’ transformation; the competition rural grocers are facing from dollar stores; and more.

Mercato hires former WeWork executive to serve as CFO of its digital platform that connects consumers to more than 1,000 independently owned grocery stores and specialty markets.

The veteran CPG executive, who joined the craft beverage brand as a consultant earlier this year, succeeds interim CEO Jamie Colbourne.

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.

Executive leads more than 20,000 employees through pandemic and beyond.

The produce marketer and former retail buyer/merchandiser will retire Dec. 31 after 20 years with Stemilt and a 40-year career in produce.

Experienced B2B journalist in manufacturing and foodservice sectors to cover U.S. food retailers including Walmart and Target.

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