Non-Food for Thought

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

6Apr, 2016

Happy 50th Anniversary, The Griffin Report

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Michael SleeperCEOImperial Distributors Happy 50th Anniversary, The Griffin Report   Many changes have taken place in the grocery industry during the past 50 years including the large number of retailer and wholesaler consolidations

7Mar, 2016

Personalization to Enhance the Supermarket Experience

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Naomi SleeperCategory ManagerNatural & Green LivingImperial Distributors Personalization to Enhance the Supermarket Experience  When Imperial first entered the “non-foods” business in 1939, consumer products were introduced into small local grocery and specialty food