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A CROSS-BORDER ANALYSIS
Robin Sherk
Robin Sherk director of retail insights for Kantar Retail’s research on digital retailing and the Canadian market. This blog will bring in insights from Kantar Retail’s U.S. and U.K. offices to anticipate shifts in the Canadian market.
A SEAT AT THE TABLE
Joel Gregoire
Joel Gregoire is a food and beverage industry analyst. Follow him on Twitter
AMEX INSIGHTS
Kerri-Ann Santaguida
Kerri-Ann Santaguida is vice-president and general manager of merchant services at American Express Canada. She leads the team responsible for the acquisition and client management of American Express merchants across Canada.
BevWire
Jason Chong
Jason Chong leads the insights and category management function for Starbucks Coffee Canada’s Channel Development team. Having partnered with companies like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Canada Dry Mott’s, Jason brings a wealth of industry knowledge about Canada’s beverage landscape. Contact him on LinkedIn or Twitter
Checking Out
George Condon
George Condon has been writing about the grocery industry for over four decades. He is Canadian Grocer‘s consulting editor.
SHOPPORTUNITIES
Brian Ross
Brian Ross is the President of Precima, LoyaltyOne’s advanced analytics solution. Drawing on his extensive experience in customer loyalty marketing and advanced analytics, he works with leading North American retailers and manufacturers to implement world-class customer management strategies. Contact him
Shopper Sense
Carman Allison
Carman Allison is vice-president of consumer insights at Nielsen in Toronto.
The Co-op View
Kelly Herdin
Kelly Herdin is the Food Marketing Manager at Federated Co-operatives Limited, a co-operative federation providing central wholesaling, manufacturing, marketing and administrative services to its approximately 225 member-owners across Western Canada.
The Food Professor
Sylvain Charlebois
Sylvain Charlebois is an associate dean at the college of business and economics at the University of Guelph. He specializes in food distribution and policy.