121 Results for "Industry Research"


Peeking over the Horizon in Foodservice

Steve DeSutter, president and CEO of FOCUS Brands, Inc., delivered the keynote address at Day One of IFMA's Presidents Conference in November of 2014. His presentation entitled "Peaking over the Horizon in Foodservice" referenced rapid technological change and industry innovation as "game-changers" for the foodservice industry. Companies need operating models organized for flexibility, with adaptive capabilities. Then industry disruption will bring not threats to defend against, but exciting new opportunities to embrace.

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Posted by IFMA April 06, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Foodservice Operators

Operators on Driving Consumer Demand

Consumers have become more knowledgeable about the food they eat, and are increasingly interested in doing business with companies in all industries, including foodservice, who share their values and are part of their community. They also care a great deal about experiences and value. Therefore, creating demand in the future will still be about the basics of food, service, and cleanliness, but will increasingly be about experiences and choices.

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Posted by IFMA July 18, 2014
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Optimize, Connect, Foodservice Operators, Foodservice Supply Chain

Post MSLF Webinar: How Operators Buy

How beneficial would it be to understand the operator’s mindset to better serve the marketplace? Jack Li, Managing Director at Datassential, provided information to do just that in his webinar titled “How Operators Buy”. 

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Posted by IFMA September 15, 2015
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Industry Research

Post MSLF Webinar: Your Digital Ecosystem

These days your customers are looking online for information on your brand well before they’re reaching out to a salesperson. It’s important that you make that online experience as rewarding as possible; from discovery to interaction. In his webinar, Pete Baughman from Foodmix will walk you through several steps you can take to maximize your brand’s digital ecosystem. 

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Posted by IFMA October 28, 2015
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Center of Connectivity, Associate Members, Manufacturer Members, Industry Research, Insights, Marketing, Webinars

Prepared Foods Coverage Details New View of Foodservice Consumer Eating Behaviors

The foodservice industry has little information on how consumers make their decisions regarding away-from-home food purchases. But the demand for this type of data is substantial. So too is the positive impact quality data can bring to overall industry growth. Read more to learn about solutions to this industry-wide challenge. 

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Posted by IFMA September 18, 2014
Tagged in: Consumer Planning, Industry Research, Connect, Foodservice Operators, Manufacturer Members