If you feel it’s time to expand your team and budget, the next step will be to get the green light from senior management. Don’t expect a simple yes without building a strong business case to convince them of the need. Here are some steps to help ensure your success:
Earlier this month, the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Committee released their scientific report. This report is a compilation of the committee’s review of the most recent science. USDA and Health and Human Services (HHS) take use this report to make recommendations on what the average American should eat and drink to maintain health and prevent chronic disease.
In my current role as Director of Healthy Living, I’m responsible for Giant’s overall strategy related to nutrition, health and wellness. I work with cross-functional teams in Merchandising, Pharmacy, Sustainable Retailing, and Store Operations to embed Healthy Living into Giant’s strategic initiatives.
With tens of thousands of food products available in today’s supply chain, the challenge for most retailers is offering the right assortment of products that continue to meet their shoppers’ needs and draw new customers to their stores. This requires retailers to be highly effective at assortment optimization. Here are five things you need to know about assortment optimization.
This is the 15th time the International Food Information Council (IFIC) has surveyed American consumers to understand their perceptions, beliefs, and behaviors around food and food purchasing decisions. The 2020 survey took place against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which has certainly impacted food and dietary habits. The online survey of 1,011 Americans ages 18 to 80 provided some thought-provoking results and implications for retail dietitians:
July 31 looms as a date that could have dramatic impact on the budgets of the millions of Americans currently unemployed. If Congress and the White House decide note to extend the $600 a week federal unemployment subsidy, consumers will have less money to spend, including on groceries. This could make owned brand products even more attractive than they have been during the pandemic thus far.
As the only professional organization committed to fostering the continuing business education and career development of current and future retail dietitians, the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance is hosting RDBA Virtual: What You Need to Know. The event will be held for three hours on each of three days – September 22, 23, and 24th and is exclusive to retail dietitians.
I am a bilingual retail contract dietitian with the H-E-B Nutrition Services department. I provide nutrition education and nutrition counseling to H-E-B customers and partners. While I mostly see patients in a 1-1 setting, we do offer group nutrition education opportunities as well. These include grocery tours, cooking demos, webinars, etc. I see patients ages two and up and for a variety of nutrition-related health conditions.
When you are on camera it goes without saying that you want to look your professional best. And when you are comfortable with your appearance, both you and audience can focus on the messages you are trying to communicate. Whether live in a television studio, or taping a video segment (which is happening more often right now), here’s some tips for making a great visual impression: