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Specialty foods to take center stage at Summer Fancy Food Show

The Specialty Food Association will hold its Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City starting June 30.

General Mills’ new YQ yogurt brand, store closures and the naming of the world’s best restaurant caught SmartBrief readers’ attention this week.

Management can’t operate from negative assumptions, so trust your team.

How retailers can harness the power of location intelligence to improve customer experiences
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Read this conversation with a Loqate exec about how utilizing tech like location intelligence can help retailers optimize the customer experience.

Crack it open

NFL star Arrelious Benn shares tips for teaching about financial literacy.

Plant pride: MorningStar Farms, Gardenburger put plants at the center of the plate
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Plant-based meals are gaining popularity with mainstream diners, driving a need for foodservice operators to offer crowd-pleasing dishes that put plants front and center.

Vectra finds increase in hidden tunnel cyberattacks against financial services firms

Hackers are targeting financial services more than any other industry.

Strategies for building an effective brand voice in the digital revolution


Don't be the big fish in the little pond.

The menu of the future is plant-based and globally-inspired
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Bush’s Best Foodservice Marketing Manager Ben Carpenter and chef Jorge Cespedes discuss strategies for building flavorful, plant-forward dishes and why beans are a key building block to the menu of the future.

Turning shoppers into diners: What’s driving success at retail foodservice

Prepared foods present an opportunity for grocery retailers to recapture sales lost to restaurants and connect with consumers on a new level. Here’s a look at what’s driving foodservice sales at retail and strategies that can lead to further success.

Now is the perfect time for marketers to take advantage of the opportunity and the potential of Facebook Watch

Are we jumping to SEL?

Schools are moving to SEL to fix many issues. But is this the only answer?

Taking a leap

One of the dumbest things you can do in your career is stay, for years, where you’re comfortable.