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(Washington, D.C.) Pamela G. Bailey, President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), today announced she will retire later this year following nearly 10 years of leading the organization. Bailey will remain with GMA and manage the organization as the Board of Directors conducts a search for her successor, with Leslie Hortum of Spencer Stuart retained to lead the search. “GMA’s members are dedicated to improving the quality of life for their consumers and they are.

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Brings 30 years of experience with CPG companies, trade groups and government (Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today announced that Brian Folkerts, who has 30 years of experience with companies, trade groups and government, will be the organization’s new Executive Vice President of Government Affairs. “Brian Folkerts brings first-hand experience working on legislative and regulatory issues for the nation’s largest consumer packaged goods.

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As E-Commerce Sales Growth in the US Grocery Market Heats Up, CPG Supply Chains Are Facing Bigger Hurdles and More Complexity   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Online shopping, new digital technologies, and increasing channel fragmentation are intensifying the pressures on US consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chains. There are clear steps CPG companies must take in order to prepare, according to a new report authored by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and commissioned by the Grocery Manufacturers.

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ReFED Analysis Reveals Food Waste Represents $18.2 Billion Profit Opportunity for Grocery Retailers (Washington, D.C.) Today, ReFED, a multi-stakeholder nonprofit committed to reducing the $218 billion of food waste in the United States, launched the Retail Food Waste Action Guide, which finds that food waste represents an $18.2 billion opportunity for grocery retailers. Developed in partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) and its members, the Guide is designed to support.

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(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today released a new report conducted and written by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on how consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies can face the challenges of digital disruption and thrive in the new digital marketplace.  “As the e-commerce and digital landscape evolves with rapid speed, CPG companies must update their digital tactics and meet the growing needs of the tech-savvy consumer,” says Keith Olscamp, GMA.

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(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) issued the following statement today from Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO, on the final passage of tax reform: “This is the most significant piece of tax reform legislation in 30 years. It will help spur job creation within the grocery manufacturing industry and provide tax relief for working families.  The food, beverage, and consumer products industry has long urged action to fix our broken tax system, which must.

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