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Episode 21 show art Episode 21

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

In the fist Grocer Pod of 2020 Sean Kosednar talks with Dr. Megan Konar about "The First Map of America's Food Supply" Next up is Kim Cates. She tells why every store needs to be offering prepared food in 2020. Finally, VMC's Dianna Taleck joins to the show to tell everyone about a new Health and Beauty category initiative. 

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Episode 20 show art Episode 20

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

On this month's episode Sean talks store renovations with Jim and Courtney Brown. They recently finished a renovation of their store in Bixby, OK. Then Cara Mahon and Jennifer Egeland stop by to talk about the Choose Wellness program. Finally, Sean Turner from Swiftly give some of his 2020 grocery predictions.

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Episode 19 show art Episode 19

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

On this month's episode of Grocer Pod, Sean Kosednar talks with José de Jésus from the National Pork Board about a new study on Latinos and Pork. Next is Andre Patenaude from Emerson. Sean and Andre talk about the future of cold storage and what stores should know about upcoming potential regulation changes. Last, Connor Middleton joins Grocer Pod to talk about AWG's Coinstar program. 

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Episode 18 show art Episode 18

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

This month's episode features a conversation about pharmacies with Adam Salus. Then Sean Kosednar talks with Anthony Estrada about the international foods aisle. Finally, the show ends with Alex Beggs from Bon Appétit Magazine talking about her dream grocery store. 

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Episode 17 show art Episode 17

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

Back at the VMC Show this month. Stan McClintock from FMS shares the results of their Independent Grocer Survey (1:55). Next, Chess Ag's Dr. Shaye Lewis talked CBD (12:22). Then we had our second doctor, Dr. Aruna Weerasooriya from Texas AM Prairie View who shared research on Food as Medicine (26:03). Learned about Scan Based Trading with Karen Sickle from Park City Group. To learn more contact David Dunn. We were joined by Kelsey Bright from SPINS. She shared how members can monetize their data.

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Episode 16 show art Episode 16

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

On this month's show we are talking Shelf Stable Juice with Brian Adams (2:53). Followed by Melissa Davis discussing the new look Learning and Development department (8:36). Finally, Jessica Magnussen drops in to talk about the new price changes in DSG, and things members can do to bring down costs and grow sales at the same time (16:10)

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Episode 15 show art Episode 15

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

This month is all about the Compete magazine. The latest issue dives into digital marketing. Sean sits down with three authors. First up is Lisa Nelson to talk about websites (4:43). Then Morgane Freeman gives a snap shot of Instagram (11:43). Finally, Kurt Kloeblen talks about the issue as a whole and gives five things retailers can do in the digital space (19:59).

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Episode 14 show art Episode 14

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

We are at the Innovation Showcase this month. We talked to Melanie Greben from Conagra Brands about snacking (:54), Pat Hughes from eGrowcery on how to optimize your labor force for online shopping (5:34), Steve Mehmert from T4 Solutions about e-commerce delivery solutions. Finally, we talked to one of the main speakers at the show, Jason Dorsey (26:38).Apologies for the sound issue on the conversation with Jason, but the information was too good to leave out.

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2019 Innovation Showcase Preview show art 2019 Innovation Showcase Preview

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

The Innovation Showcase is March 25-27 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, KS. Sean sits down with Kurt Kloeblen to preview the show. Visit awgshowcase.com for more information and to download the app. 

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Episode 13 show art Episode 13

Grocer Pod - Presented by AWG - Grocery, Marketing and more

Grocer Pod is back at the VMC show. First up is David Krueger National Sales Manager for Design Greetings (1:03). David talked about what members can do to improve center store sales. Jan Sokal, from GOT Systems, tells how they can help members with their ordering processes (6:34). Then Natural Native's Ron Cunningham discusses the hot new trend, CBD (15:51). Finally, Jason Forrester gives another update on StoreFront and how members can use it more effectively (23:54). 

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This month's episode features a conversation about pharmacies with Adam Salus. Then Sean Kosednar talks with Anthony Estrada about the international foods aisle. Finally, the show ends with Alex Beggs from Bon Appétit Magazine talking about her dream grocery store.