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News Releases

January, 2018

  • 25 January

    Learn what’s in store for STORE 2018

    At STORE 2018, learn and engage with industry thought leaders, discuss pressing issues and trends impacting the industry, as well as network with over 2,000 highly influential decision makers. STORE provides attendees with information, contacts, strategies and tactics for ongoing and future success. Core topics and issues that are most …

  • 23 January

    H.Y. Louie Co. Limited, now; Georgia Main Food Group, Gary Sorensen named President and COO

    For immediate release H.Y. Louie Co. Limited rebrands, introduces new company name: Georgia Main Food Group Gary Sorensen named President and COO January 23, 2018, Burnaby, B.C. – On January 22, 2018, Brandt C. Louie announced to H.Y. Louie Co. Limited (HYL) staff that change is coming to the 115-year-old British Columbia-based …

  • 22 January

    6 Must-Have Chinese New Year Features

    Chinese New Year is fast approaching – February 16th marks the Year of the Dog! In Chinese symbolism the dog is known for being communicative and hard working – we should be in for a productive year! For this celebration, it is important to have your store stocked with popular Asian and Ethnic produce items. Offering …

  • 19 January

    Avena Foods Limited and Best Cooking Pulses, Inc. Announce Partnership

    (Regina, January 8, 2018) – Avena Foods Limited of Regina, Saskatchewan and Best Cooking Pulses, Inc. (BCP) of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba are pleased to announce a new partnership, effective January 2018. Avena Foods is a leading supplier of gluten-free oats to the North American market. Since 2008, Avena Foods …

  • 19 January

    Kraft Heinz Canada announces industry veteran from the United Kingdom as new VP of Retail Sales

    Peter Hall replaces Dan Lafrance as new VP of Retail Sales for Kraft Heinz Canada Kraft Heinz announced that U.K. industry veteran Peter Hall has replaced Dan Lafrance as VP of Retail Sales, effective this month. Dan joined Kraft General Foods Canada in 1990 where he began his sales career …

  • 16 January


    Organic Expert Stuart McMillan Hired as Farm Manager Richmond, BC, January 16, 2018 – Arran Stephens, owner of Legend Organic Farm & founder of Nature’s Path Foods Inc., the world’s largest independent organic breakfast and snack food brand, knows that when you choose well, good things grow. Today, Stephens announced that …

  • 13 January

    Jan / Feb 2018

    JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 • VOLUME 104, NO.1 In this Issue 16 Santa Cause 17th Annual Event Honours Darrell Jones, President, Save-On-Foods. 19 Paper Products Consumers Gravitate Towards Performance. 22 Social Media Marketing to Millennials by Tapping into Micro-Influencers. 25 Cards & Greetings Make Your Store a Destination. 31 Impulse Buys Increasing …

  • 11 January

    United Fresh 2018 Registration Is Now Open

    United Fresh 2018 Registration Is Now Open Discover More at United FreshMKT Expo, United FreshTEC Expo, Global Cold Chain Expo,  International Floriculture Expo and the new SmartFood Expo™ WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2018) – Registration has opened for United Fresh 2018 – a one-of-a-kind event where attendees will discover more …

  • 10 January

    Whistler Water Receives Excellence in Manufacturing Award for Seventh Consecutive Year

    Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada – For the seventh consecutive year, Whistler Water received the Excellence in Manufacturing Award from the Canadian Bottled Water Association (CBWA). “Canadian Bottled Water Association is proud of Whistler Water, receiving the CBWA Excellence in Manufacturing Award in 2017 for the seventh year in a row,” said Elizabeth Griswold, Executive …

  • 9 January


    Toronto, Canada, January 08, 2018 — Mike Mauti, industry veteran and leader of Execulytics Consulting announces today that the company is launching exciting new Store Services for independent retailers. The services will include fresh operational support and an extensive list of retail analytics products. “The goal with this service is …