Non-Food for Thought

1Nov, 2016

Giving Thanks to Our Giving Industry

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Naomi SleeperDirector, Business Development Imperial Distributors   Giving Thanks to Our Giving Industry This past month, Imperial team members visited Friendly House, a neighborhood center in Worcester, MA, for our annual United Way Leadership

30Sep, 2016

Broadening the Multicultural Mindset

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Naomi SleeperDirector, Business Development Imperial Distributors   Broadening the Multicultural Mindset   The Griffin Report’s September article on “The Hispanic Marketplace,” discusses the grocery buying patterns of the largest segment of one of today’s

4Aug, 2016

The New Look for Back-to-School

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Naomi SleeperDirector, Business Development Imperial Distributors     According to Google Trends, the search terms “back to school” and “school supplies” spike in August and have been increasing every year since 2011 (increasing over

1Jul, 2016

Private Label Builds Shopper Loyalty

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Naomi SleeperDirector, Business Development Imperial Distributors Private Label Builds Shopper Loyalty According to a 2016 Nielsen/PLMA private label study, sales of private label products generated a record $120 billion last year, and continued to

1Jun, 2016

Getting a Boost from Nutrition Bars

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Naomi SleeperCategory ManagerNatural & Green LivingImperial Distributors Getting a Boost from Nutrition Bars As summer approaches and the sun begs to make an appearance, so do we…on bike paths, hiking and running trails,

4May, 2016

Big Y at 80! A Model for Staying Power

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Michael SleeperCEOImperial Distributors Big Y at 80! A Model for Staying Power The grocery industry has gone through many changes, yet Big Y supermarkets has stayed true to the values of its founders