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“It’s not personal, it’s just business.”

It's a phrase you hear often in business dealings. Yet in today's rapidly evolving world, this mindset leads to rigid, us vs. them relationships that can't withstand a market that demands constant change and adaptation. At Presidents Conference 2013, Kate Vitasek, author of the book series Vested, took the audience deep into collaborative relationships to help them understand which types are appropriate for which relationship.

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Posted by Kate Vitasek, author of the "Vested" book series November 21, 2013
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Foodservice Operators

Foodservice Operator LeaderThink Features Arby's Executives

Arby’s has experienced strong performance in recent years, which
can be attributed to the work the company has done to rebuild its brand and culture, as well as to product innovation in partnership with franchisees and suppliers. Executives from Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. and U.S. Beef Corp. (the largest Arby's franchisee group) addressed how they worked together to overcome a host of industry challenges and achieve success.

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Posted by IFMA February 01, 2016
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Operators, Insights, Executive Summaries, Leadership

Operators on Driving Supply Chain Efficiency

The foodservice supply chain matured over the past decade, with increased use of technology, more data, and improved collaboration. We asked operators to weigh in on how this has effected them.

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Posted by August 13, 2014
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Foodservice Leaders, Channel Partners, Optimize, Connect, Foodservice Operators, Foodservice Supply Chain

The Changing Foodservice Operator

Operators are facing four big areas of challenge that Technomic sees as transformative, bound to drive changes in how operators approach business: 1) coping with supply chain challenges, including driver shortages; 2) meeting consumer demand for “food with integrity”; 3) dealing with “regulation nation” where industry-disrupting changes may include a higher minimum wage; and 4) incorporating innovations into operations, including new delivery models, variable pricing, self-ordering systems, and robotics. Executives from Denny’s, Kwik Trip, Fiesta Restaurant Group and Wildflower Bread Company shared their insights.

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Posted by IFMA February 01, 2016
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Center of Best Practices, Executive Summaries, Leadership

What Does the Foodservice Industry Have in Common with Music Downloads and Taxicabs?

The foodservice industry is on the cusp of dramatic changes that will ultimately transform how business operations are conducted for decades to come. To be sure, planning for even the next 3-5 years is a particularly daunting task when everyone knows that powerful, but uncertain disruptive technologies and new business models are on the horizon. The foodservice industry is not the only one that has gone through this challenge, with some being completely unprepared for what the near future brought to them.  

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Posted by IFMA July 31, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference