Long-term strategies have their place. However, in this volatile food retail market, it's just as important to react quickly to events. The year isn't even two months old, but already there are signs that retailers and associations are actively reacting to food trends, market shifts, and a changing regulatory environment.
Here are some very recent examples:
Betting a Dollar on Food: Associated Wholesale Grocers of Kansas City, Kan., just launched a program to respond to the