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Smarter Sourcing in a Time of Rising Costs

Feb 27, 2023
Education Theater

The increasing costs of doing business are disrupting the entire retail supply chain. Consumers and manufacturers alike are feeling the impact, and this is shaping how each behaves. Meanwhile the retailer is stuck in the middle, trying to appease shoppers, manage supplier relationships, keep products on the shelf and at the same time still make a profit. 

For this panel discussion, we’ve brought in retailers from several parts of the country to discuss the challenges they are facing due to these rising costs, and how they have adapted their sourcing practices to accommodate them.

Joe Tarnowski, VP of Thought Leadership & Global Media - RangeMe
Paul Ewing, Assistant Procurement Director - Woodman's Food Markets, Inc.
Heather DeLuca, VP, Meat & Seafood - Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
James Neumann, President - ValuMarket
Pat Ptacek, Owner - Ptacek's IGA, Inc.
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