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RDBA Weekly

April 22, 2015

Calculating & Communicating ROI

There may not be a hotter topic for retail dietitians than return on investment. Being able to calculate a positive ROI and presenting the findings to senior retail leadership are essential to show the value of RD services, gain approval for new programs, and support additional RD head count. Read on for tips for developing and communicating ROI here.

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Creating a Healthier Checkout

Public Health Nutritionist and Program Consultant for the Creating Healthy Communities Program in Ohio, Sarah Ginnetti shares her plans for getting more healthy foods in front of consumers at the checkout. As a former retail dietitian she knows just how vulnerable this moment in time really is.

Opportunity for Shameless Self-Promotion!

At the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance, we love seeing, sharing and talking about all the great work retail dietitians do. We’re your champions, your cheerleaders, and your supporters.  To this end, we’re starting a new feature with our newsletter and on our website.

Are you planning to attend FMI Connect in Chicago on June 8-11?

The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance is hosting a unique dining experience and networking event for RDBA retail dietitians who are attending FMI Connect in June. This event will be a great opportunity to connect with retail dietitians from across the country, meet RDBA staff, and network with our sponsors.

Managing Successful and Productive Meetings: Webinar

Ever called a meeting and at the end of it realized that you didn’t accomplish anything you needed to? We’ve all not only held those meetings, but also sat through them ourselves. Learn how to employ strategies to effectively plan and run meetings, as well as some tools to keep everyone on task. Presented by Lara McCauley, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Mars Food North America.

New Mariano's to Feature Kosher

A new Mariano’s Fresh Market — the first in the chain to offer a separate kosher department — is scheduled to open in Skokie, Ill.

Phil's Food Reviews: Nature's Bakery Fig Bar

This is a satisfying mid afternoon, or anytime, snack.