Retailers from Ahold USA, IGA and Sprouts Farmers Market will be among speakers at a half-day education and networking event that SN is presenting Thursday, March 6, from 2 to 6p.m., during Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.
The program is called "Supermarket News at Expo West: Driving Health and Wellness at Supermarkets." Here is a link for the agenda.
Retailer speakers include Raymond McCall, SVP of pharmacy and HBC, Ahold USA; Jim Nielsen, COO, Sprouts; Thomas Honer, owner of the Harvest Market IGA; and Chris Sherrell, CEO, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.
Others speakers include natural products industry consultant Jay Jacobowitz, president, Retail Insights, and Len Monheit, executive director, strategic development, New Hope Natural Media.
Sessions include those on leveraging the total-store health experience, winning with wellness partnerships, and understanding lessons from the new breed of mainstream natural food retailers. In addition, New Hope Natural Media will preview a new strategy for product forecasting in this segment.
The program will also include an exclusive cocktail and networking reception for supermarket industry executives from 6 to 7 p.m.
Those interested in attending need to register for Expo West and then upgrade their badge to attend the SN program, using promo code SNWEST.
Another option is to call 1-866-458-4935 to speak to a customer service representative for registration.
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