Episode 44

This week AWG President and CEO David Smith talks with Joe Koppeis and his team. Joe operates two stores in Illinois. Having a small team gives him a unique perspective that we wanted to highlight on Grocer Pod. Learn about adding Freshop as an online shopping platform, digital coupons, and special merchandising events that bring the community together.  

Episode 42

This week AWG President and CEO David Smith sits down with Chief Financial Officer Gary Koch. Gary updates us on the financial landscape for AWG and its members. He also has good advice for both the short and long-term future.

Episode 41

Grocer Pod is back after a short break. AWG President & CEO David Smith talks with Chief Human Resource Officer Patrick Reeves. They discuss the current state of workers. Pat also has advice for what AWG members can do to be more attractive to potential new hires. 

Episode 38

This week’s show kicks off with a conversation with Adam Salus about Pharmacy. There is obviously, lots to talk about when it comes to healthcare. Then AWG President and CEO David Smith talks with Michael Sansolo in a wide ranging interview about the grocery industry.  Register for the Virtual Innovation Showcase and the 2020 Fall VMC Show at www.awgshows.com  

Episode 37

This week AWG President and CEO David Smith is joined by Chris Jones from National Grocers Association. Chris gives an updated on NGA’s legislative efforts as well as what AWG members can expect in the proposed Corona Virus Relief bill.