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Expert advice on trade spend topics.


Expert Insights: Mistakes in Trade Promotion

Trade promotion management is a complicated process. Here’s what some food & beverage industry experts find to be the biggest mistakes manufacturers make.


Expert Insights: Disruption Impacts Trade Spend

We asked five industry experts, “What has been the biggest disruption to the food and beverage industry in 2018? Has it/will it impact trade spending now/in the future?”


The Amazon Effect on Multi-Channel CPG

“Amazon is placing its bet on the future of the food industry,” says Errol Schweizer, a former Whole Foods executive.


Supply Chain Synchronization

For the restaurant industry, there’s an opportunity to improve the supply chain. Even a single efficiency has the potential for major impact.


Strategy for the Capacity Crunch

Shippers everywhere are feeling the capacity crunch. Limited capacity is affecting pickup and delivery procedures for food manufacturers and their distributors.


What Does Amazon Mean for the Future of Retail?

A combined compete/collaborate approach may be in order as Amazon flexes its muscle in the grocery world.