Exhibitors at the FMI and United Fresh Market shows in Las Vegas donated 118,000 pounds of food to the Las Vegas Three Square Food Bank. The food will provide 92,000 meals to the hungry, said America's Second Harvest.
With social networking and consumer review Web sites, companies have less control than ever over their branding. Some tips for preserving your company's reputation include implementing a program to deal with customer complaints, following up with customers and creating positive content.
Aldi has performed a competitive price study to back up its claims of lower everyday prices. The company said its research revealed an average savings of $115 per month, as well as 6% to 24% lower costs on Aldi's select brands compared to discounters or big box stores, and 40% lower costs compared to traditional supermarket store brands.