Daymon Worldwide and The Hartman Group have released a new report, Reframing Retail Through the Lens of a Changing Food Culture, highlighting important shifts in the way consumers eat, shop, and cook. Insights from this report will help retail dietitians better understand the current consumer mindset so they can tailor programs and communications to fit their customers' thinking and shopping behavior.
Presentations and interviews provide excellent opportunities to educate the public, and there are skills beyond nutrition knowledge that must be applied. Kim Kirchherr, a member of RDBA’s executive committee, shares key learnings from the hundreds of interviews and presentations she has conducted.
Social media provides a huge platform for education, interaction, brand awareness, and more. If you are a retail dietitian, social media needs to be on your radar. Even if your retailer and/or private brands have Twitter handles and a presence in the variety of social media sites, it’s important that you as a professional have your own handle to build your brand, help your target audience know who you are and what you stand for, and to interact with fellow professionals both in and out of the retail space. Here is some food for thought to consider if you haven’t already joined the conversation.