Torrey Kim edits briefs on the topics of food, beverages and consumer packaged goods at SmartBrief and covers industry news for SmartBlog on Food and Beverage. She holds a master's degree from Wesleyan University and a bachelor's from American University, and you can follow her on Twitter @SB_Food.
As consumers increase their use of digital devices while shopping, grocers and CPG brands must evolve to stay relevant. Speakers at the recent GMA Leadership Forum shed light on how these firms can optimize their use of digital platforms.
Some suppliers and wholesalers have shifted to selling their products to consumers, either by launching their own food brands or by opening restaurants. These tips will help those who are planning to make the leap.