As we discussed in last week’s article, each generation has been defined by life experiences that have shaped their different values and work habits. For someone who is trying to manage a diverse set of employees who range in age from the 20s to 60s this can present quite a challenge. Here are five tips for successfully managing these generational differences.
Produce is an absolute powerhouse in grocery, and even in light of inflation, it still commands about 30% of total fresh sales. Because produce is such a trip magnet, more than half of the time someone goes to the grocery store for anything, they are purchasing something from the produce section.
Strategies and directions change, the first White House Summit on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in 50 years happens, and inflation drives retailers to focus on customer retention and loyalty. All these factors are driving new activations in the health and well-being space at retail. This week, we’re featuring initiatives you’ll want to keep your eye on.
There are currently about five generations employed in today’s workforce, each with a different set of beliefs, experiences, and values. Understanding what makes each generation different can help you avoid unwanted conflict and tension and is vital for personal and business success. Here is a brief overview of each generation and the characteristics that often define them.
Can I eat fruit if I have diabetes? Should I go low carb? Will I ever be able to eat and enjoy dessert? I asked myself these same questions while shopping at the supermarket for the first time after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. It took me around three hours to shop, and I left confused and overwhelmed.
I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that I am late to awareness of the full movement that is quiet quitting. Stacy Bates from H-E-B brought it to my attention and schooled me in the basics. I have since discussed the movement with multiple retail RDs, done my fair share of reading on the topic, and talked with my Gen Z son about it. Here are my thoughts on its application to the life of RDs working in the retail setting.
Unless you’re living under a rock somewhere, you already know that Kroger is buying Albertsons for over $24 billion. This acquisition is already coming under close scrutiny from the Feds and in less than a week since the announcement, the Senate has formed a subcommittee to determine if there any anti-trust violations.