71 Results for "Foodservice Leaders"


IFMA Announces 2015 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

IFMA announces Richard Ferranti, vice president and COO of Rich Products Corp., has been named IFMA's 2015 Chairman of the Board. In addition, six executive officers and six new foodservice executives have been named to IFMA's 2015 Board of Directors.  

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Posted by IFMA January 30, 2015
Tagged in: About IFMA, Foodservice Leaders, Board of Directors, Manufacturer Members

J. Walker Smith Comments on Unique Foodservice Trend

As executive chairman of The Futures Company, J. Walker Smith is considered one of the leading analysts on consumer trends. Mr. Smith noted in a January/February 2014 Restaurant Briefing article that consumers are demonstrating less interest in controlling how operators bring their concepts to market; rather, they want the industry to understand them and take the lead in creating concepts and products they want. Learn more about key trends Mr. Smith envisions for the foodservice industry. Attend COEX 2015 March 1-4 in Las Vegas to hear Mr. Smith share these visions in person. 

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Posted by IFMA December 15, 2014
Tagged in: COEX, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Operators

Location Analytics, the New Frontier in Foodservice Research

New research models that facilitate a deeper understanding of foodservice market dynamics and consumer behaviors are now available and more powerful than ever before. In particular, location analytics is an important next frontier in foodservice market research. Jack Li, managing director, Datassential, explains how suppliers can use these new models to help their operator customers maneuver more strategically in their local markets.

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Posted by IFMA May 08, 2015
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Foodservice Leaders, Consumer Planning Program

Five Foodservice Trends Reshaping the Competitive Landscape

Casual dining is under siege. Food with a story sells. New ways to eat include snacking and mashups. These topics were just three of five overlapping trends discussed during a single session at IFMA's last Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum. They alone are reshaping the competitive landscape of the foodservice industry and providing opportunities for suppliers to help operators succeed.

 

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Posted by IFMA May 07, 2015
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders

Marketing & Sales Insights and Strategies to be Unveiled at MSLF

CHICAGO, JULY 21, 2014-The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) proudly-announced its industry leading Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum (MSLF) at Rich Products Corp.'s new Innovation Center in Buffalo, NY, Aug. 5-6. IFMA along with Rich Products and co-sponsors; including Datassential, The NPD Group and Food Genius, provide for powerful and current insights to drive successful sales and marketing initiatives in the foodservice industry.

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Posted by IFMA July 21, 2014
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Performance Benchmarking, Foodservice Innovation