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In the Trenches: Customer loyalty has changed course
The neighborhood grocery stores of yesteryear used to own almost every customer on the block. Back then those “loyal” customers were faithful to one and only one grocer. But eventually those stores were replaced by larger, modern supermarkets. During that transition period, the loyal customers moved on to the next shopping environment. Business and shopping habits have changed even more in the past 10 to 15 years. No longer... Read more

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Optimism for this winter's Wisconsin russets
It was a great holiday and the markets are staying strong for Bushmans’ Russet potatoes, according to Michael Gatz, director of business development for Bushmans’. The Rosholt, WI-based company has been shipping potatoes for 110 years.Nic Bushman and Michael Gatz of Bushmans’ Inc. “We are quietly optimistic that the storage potatoes will make it through the... Read more

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Tough competition, customers keep Rocky Produce sharp
As a fourth-generation family-owned wholesale distributor, doing business on the Detroit Produce Terminal for more than 50 years, Rocky Produce knows what it takes to be a success in the ever-changing produce world. “It’s staying united together. It’s hard work and that fundamental will never change, but we all have a common goal and an enthusiasm for this... Read more


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California Giant Berry Farms expands executive team
California Giant Berry Farms kicked off the new year by adding a new member to its executive team, welcoming Sean Martin as chief financial officer to the growing company. Martin will supersede Dan Nicola as he begins his transition into retirement after serving as CFO for more than 30 years with the... Read more