Retail Industry Insights
What Can YOU Learn from Supermarket News’ Marketer of the Year?
You’re a dietitian. What can you possibly learn from a marketer? Quite a bit, if you work for a retailer. Getting outside of the “nutrition box” is one of the biggest challenges faced by retail dietitians, especially if you’re new to the industry. When I was working for the Central Market Division of the H.E.B. Grocery Company, my most important mentors were those in operations and, yes, marketing.
Retail Dietitians: The Secret Ingredient for Healthy Retail
Over the past 10 years, there has been a significant increase in registered dietitians working for retailers. Judy Dodd, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, has been the Healthy Living Advisory for Giant Eagle for 20 years and is a member of the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance (RDBA) Advisory Board. We asked Judy a few questions to help shed some light on the retail registered dietitian (RD) landscape—where it’s been and where it is today.