Buy-Sell-Hold?..."Whole Foods"

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Buy-Sell-Hold?..."Whole Foods"

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communications

"Whole Foods & Most Every Retailer & Wholesaler Have As Many Questions As Answers In Today's Buy-Sell Game"

Whole Foods is a great "Brand" at a time where it seems almost every retail entity (according to reliable rumors) is selling..wait buying...no now we think selling?

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"Supervalu Acquires Unified Grocers"

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"Supervalu Acquires Unified Grocers"

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communications

"Supervalu Shorts Running To Cover Stock At Almost 5% Short Interest"

Supervalu moves to acquire C&S Wholesale Grocers west coast competitor, Unified Grocers. Today, April 10th both Supervalu and Unified Grocers announced both boards had approved the purchase by Supervalu of Unified Grocers.

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"Same Old Tricks...Or New Tricks"

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"Same Old Tricks...Or New Tricks"

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communication

"Who Is Leading This Magic Act"....Supervalu...C&S...Or Both Collectively?

Lets take a look at the wholesale grocery landscape and ask a few reasonable questions. And of course make some assumptions based only on opinion.

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"A Great Quote From A Great Coach "

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"A Great Quote From A Great Coach "

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communications

"Become A Better You, A Better Company...Develop Your Brand"

In every business and in each of our lives we get up every day and determine who and what we are. Every day we have the opportunity to shape that outcome. Our goal is to help you and your company develop a better brand....a clearer message.

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Kroger..."Gets Digital Personified"

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Kroger..."Gets Digital Personified"

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communications

How will communication in the future look? Lets take a look at Kroger today.

"Kroger Is Digital Communication Personified & Perhaps Almost On Steroids"

Kroger while communicating quietly has invited you, the customer to engage with Kroger digitally thought every aspect of touch. When we say touch we refer to touching the customer. Great customer communication is all about the amount of touches.

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"Driven To Sell"...Think Service...Think Digital!

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"Driven To Sell"...Think Service...Think Digital!

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communications

"Giant Eagle Is A Great Example Of The Desire To Grow & Sell"

Giant Eagle has a somewhat storied past. This chain has tried everything to grow and enjoy success. If we were to really analyze Giant Eagle, simply put...Giant Eagle has done the most with the least. To be clear, that statement is not intended to be negative but to describe a retail supermarket chain and how it has morphed itself to both survive and grow.

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Bozzuto's...Their Grocery Brand Is Trust!

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Bozzuto's...Their Grocery Brand Is Trust!

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communications

"How & Why Does A Food Retailer Pick A Grocery Wholesaler"

This week Bozzuto's had one of it's many independent retailer events, its food show. To describe this event my one takeaway was "People Helping People" Bozzuto's vendors and customers alike join together and build retail food sales.

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Is Traditional Merchandising Dead?

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Is Traditional Merchandising Dead?

By Joel Albrizio, President, Adlife Marketing & Communications

"We Believe Food Lion Merchandising Must Be More Flexible To Survive"

Food Lion both wants and needs to build retail sales similar to most every retailer in the United States. So when we look at all of the options for possible Sales, Retail Incentives, Programs or as we call them "Calls To Action" what could they try? 

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