Non-Food for Thought

1Dec, 2019

New Year’s Resolution for 2020

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Naomi SleeperVice President Continuous Improvement and Strategic InitiativesImperial Distributors   With the 2010’s decade coming to a close(!), it’s time to set some strong resolutions for the next year (or 10). In this

1Nov, 2019

Dress up the Perimeter this Holiday Season

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Naomi SleeperVice President Continuous Improvement and Strategic InitiativesImperial Distributors   As the perimeter of the supermarket continues to be a critical destination for shoppers, the holiday season is an ideal time for cross-merchandising

4Oct, 2019

Supermarkets’ Play in Toys

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Naomi SleeperVice President Continuous Improvement and Strategic InitiativesImperial Distributors   As we head into the fourth quarter of the calendar year, attention is turning toward toys. Last year’s liquidation of 800 Toys R

2Sep, 2019

Pumpkin Spice is Oh So Nice

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Naomi SleeperVice President Continuous Improvement and Strategic InitiativesImperial Distributors   As the perfect symbol of the transition from summer to fall, Starbucks’ Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew beverage is launching the first week of

2Aug, 2019

Capitalizing on Back-to-School Selling

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Naomi SleeperVice President Continuous Improvement and Strategic InitiativesImperial Distributors   It’s the height of one of my most nostalgic shopping seasons: Back to School! According to Deloitte’s 2019 Back-to-School Survey, over 52% of

1Jul, 2019

Battery Trends Powering Innovation

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Naomi SleeperVice President Continuous Improvement and Strategic InitiativesImperial Distributors   In today’s digitally powered world, battery life implies convenience for the consumer. For rechargeable batteries (e.g. lithium-ion) in cell phones and laptops and