You have a plan, but…

Do you know where you want to go, but……..for some reason, you can’t seem to get there? In life, in business…..we often make plans that don’t seem to pan out Why is that? We can blame circumstances; we can blame others; we can blame ourselves. But most likely, it’s one...

Winter Fancy Food Show: My Takeaway

The 45th Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco was the best ever, having matured to include data analysis, trends and concepts that resonate with today’s consumers giving attendees a richer, more robust experience. To find out more about this event, go here. I...

Leveraging Customer Sales Portals

By Dan Krause A growing number of Retailers and Distributors are offering access to sales data portals to manufacturers.  Good examples of these are Kehe’s Oak system, and Whole Foods Market Vendor Portal.  Unlike costly third-party data, customer sales portals are...