May 19- Virtual Relationships with Retailers
With the impacts of Covid-19, the Food & Beverage industry is operating in a different world. Supply of some items will be a challenge and retailers are going through categories to assess what they will and will not have. Category managers are working remotely and travel is restricted so communication will change in the foreseeable future.
Join the webinar to learn:
Setting priorities and tips to building relationships
Ongoing communication, when and how
Virtual meetings with category managers, make the most of them
May 26- Forecasting Demand & Sales
Consumers and customers are very unpredictable right now. There are so many questions around the impact of Covid-19 and it is very difficult to know what to produce. The huge shift away from food service and institutional business is impacting retail sales, and more food is being purchased online than ever. The impact of people staying home and being concerned about disposable income will change the basket. Most food buying at the end of the value chain is built on history and we don't have history.
Attend this webinar and learn how to determine what factors need to be considered to forecast demand, and build a sales forecast based on those factors.
June 2- Retail Sales Initiatives for the ‘New Normal’
We are operating in a new environment where we must explore how to generate sales. We will take 3 popular sales initiatives that have disappeared or changed dramatically and explore creative solutions to deliver similar results. We will examine why we did these tactics, determine what is happening in the market and find solutions for the new environment.
Specifically, we will look at options to replace:
Webinars made available free of charge as part of LearnSphere’s Supply Chain 123 program. The program is made possible by the Government of Canada's Enabling Accessibility Fund. Webinars hosted in partnership with Food & Beverage Atlantic.