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Episode 30

David Smith called this episode a Grocery Retail Master Class. First the AWG President & CEO talks with Jeff Woods and Frank Archer. Then David is joined by Carly Whorton who has implemented some really great innovations since the beginning of the pandemic.  

Episode 29

Only one guest this week, but wow is it a good one. Scott McKenzie from Nielsen. AWG has been working with Nielsen to see how AWG retailers compare to similar retailers across the country. Nielsen’s wealth of data has also be invaluable during the COVID-19 pandemic as they work in countries around the globe. They were able to see the virus spread and were able to predict how things would go as it entered to areas. David and Scott have a wide ranging and in depth conversation about the future of the recovery, customer behaviors, and what AWG members can and should be doing.

Grocer Pod – Episode 28

AWG President & CEO, David Smith is back for another edition of Retailer Rundown. This time there is a twist. James Neumann and Jim Zyrowski are the first two conversations. Learn why it is so important to have your own meat cutters. Then our first vendor visits the rundown when Inmar’s Craig Rosenblum talks with David about how technology will help independent retailers. 

AWG Brands May Promotional Content

Hello May! This month offers a variety of different food holidays such as Hamburger Month, Egg Month, Salsa Month and Barbecue Month.  Use the following digital content for your website, social media platforms, emails and more to promote AWG Private Brands. Please note the AWG Brands Digital Playbook for Retailers has moved from Google Drive to box.com. This change will help make the Playbook more accessible than Google Drive. Best Choice Video of the Month May’s Video of the Month is called Greek Donuts. This video includes a three-ingredient recipe with Best Choice’s milk, yeast and flour. You can share this short video from the Best Choice website, YouTube, or using the native files found here. Best Choice Recipe of the Month May’s Recipe of the Month from the Best Choice Calendar is White Chocolate Raspberry Parfait. This recipe showcases the following Best Choice products: frozen raspberries, white chocolate chips and lemon juice. The recipe can be shared from the Best Choice website or from the Best Choice social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. The native files…

Grocer Pod – Episode 26

This might be the best edition of Retailer Rundown yet. AWG President and CEO David Smith  talks with Pat Raybould and Mark Griffin about all the great things they are doing for their employees. Tony Ingraffia had some outstanding insight and should resonate with every retailer. Board Chairman Barry Queen gives an impassioned talk for AWG members.  After that Dylan Queen joins Barry and David for another great conversation.

Grocer Pod – Episode 23

We are debuting a new segment on Grocer Pod – Retailer Rundown with David Smith. That’s right, the the AWG President and CEO joins the show to talk to some retailers about how they are handling COVID-19 in their stores.  In more exciting news Grocer Pod is moving to a weekly format. News is changing so fast these days that waiting a month wasn’t possible. Look for Retailer Rundown segments each week for the foreseeable future.  If you have questions or need more information about anything from this episode please email Sean Kosednar.

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AWG Brands April Promotional Content

Welcome to April! Spring is here and we are showcasing some springtime content across our AWG Brands. Use this digital content for your website, social media platforms, emails and more to promote AWG Private Brands. Please note the AWG Brands Digital Playbook for Retailers has moved from Google Drive to box.com. This change will help make the Playbook more accessible than Google Drive. Best Choice Video of the Month April’s Video of the Month is called Easy Egg Decorating Techniques. This video features two ways to decorate eggs, Textured Rice Eggs and Onion Skin Dyed Eggs. You can share this short video from the Best Choice website, YouTube, or using the native files found here. Best Choice Recipe of the Month April’s Recipe of the Month from the Best Choice Calendar is Double Chocolate Crescent Bread Pudding. This recipe showcases the following Best Choice products: crescent rolls, coconut milk, and eggs. The recipe can be shared from the Best Choice website or from the Best Choice social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. The native files can be…