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A Conversation with Jim Holbrook

February 5, 2016

An up-close and personal discussion with Daymon’s new leader about the most exciting store brand categories, his fondest career memory, work philosophy, and more!...

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Food Retailing Trends and Challenges

January 27, 2016

Daymon's CEO, Jim Holbrook, shares his perspective on the driving forces and trends that are influencing private brands impact on national brands performance, and overall retail offerings...

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Why a Birkin handbag might be a better investment than gold

January 22, 2016

Today.com | January 15, 2016 - The continually rising cost of Birkin bags compared to the swing of the stock market and value of gold showcases that expensive handbags may actually be an investment.  While shoppers today are all about strategic spending, Virginia Morris, Vice President of Global Consumer and Innovation Strategy points out that items like Birkins are truly self-purchases with more personal ROI.  Visit Today for more insight into whether Birkins are a better investment than gold...

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7 trends influencing health, wellness and consumers’ views of food

January 21, 2016

foodnavigator-usa.com | January 15, 2016 -  As the definition of health and wellness evolves, consumers are looking to the past for guidance on how and what to eat. From traditional Chinese medicine to an emerging focus on ancient grains, Carl Jorgensen, Director of Global Consumer Strategy - Wellness shares the trends influencing the evolution of health, wellness and consumers’ views of food...

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Anatomy of a comeback: How McDonald’s got its groove back

January 20, 2016

Digiday.com | January 14, 2016 - After a sales decline in 2014, McDonald’s changed its philosophy from “billions served” to “billions heard.” As noted by Virginia Morris, VP of Consumer Strategy and Insights, the comeback move to embrace technology and create customized experiences was a step in the right direction because a, “one-size-fits-all approach isn’t a sustainable approach.”  Now McDonald’s got some lovin’ back...