It's not just about managing long-term supplier relationships anymore. It's about challenging them to get the most out of those suppliers over the long haul. Join us as we identify the general trends seen in retail and grocery procurement both today and in the future, and what cost containment strategies can be employed to maximize value and stakeholder-buy-in.
Balancing the Carrot and Stick in a Hyper Competitive Cost Environment: Sourcing Meets Supplier Relationships in Retail and Grocery will take place Thursday, Feb. 25, at 12 p.m. CST. Jason Busch, founder and head of strategy at Spend Matters, will be joined by David Golub, senior vice president, e-commerce and government relations at Price Chopper Supermarkets – Market 32, for a discussion around:
- What is the role of e-sourcing managed services (and support) in an overall strategy? When is it a fit? Or not.
- Areas of improvement for sourcing processes: Getting the most out of your supplier relationships
- What we can all learn (regardless of industry) from unique tips and tactics based on the retail and grocery procurement environment