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Thursday, December 22, 2016
As is my custom at this time of year, I'm taking a few days off - hanging out with my family, reading, catching a few movies, working out a bit. (I also have to move my office; after 18 years in the same location, I've been asked to depart the premises. The biggest problem is that I have 18 years of crap to go through...)
And yes, as always, included in my routine will be my annual viewing of Love Actually
, the best Christmas movie ever. Die Hard
is number two, for those of you who have inquired.
I hope you're able to find time to do the same, or whatever it is that makes you happy, during the coming holidays.
The MNB archives will be open, of course, and if anything crazy happens, I'll find my way to my laptop.
MorningNewsBeat will be back on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 … and I trust that the coming year will be eventful, energetic, prosperous and most of all, fun for all of us.
I know that Michael Sansolo, Kate McMahon, and Tom Furphy, as well as Mrs. Content Guy and the entire Content Clan, join me in wishing you a happy and safe holiday … however and whatever you celebrate.
DES MOINES - Hy-Vee announced this morning that it has chosen ReposiTrak, the leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food, pharma and dietary supplement safety, to manage regulatory and business documentation compliance within its supply chain.
“ReposiTrak’s automated system will enable us to better manage the growing list of documents that we require from our approved suppliers. It will also help ensure that we provide our customers with the highest quality products, which is always our top priority,” said Chuck Seaman, Vice President of Compliance and Food Protection at Hy-Vee.
Employee-owned Hy-Vee operates more than 240 grocery stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $9.8 billion annually, and has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores.
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Winston-Salem, NC -- ProLogic Retail Services, the largest provider of loyalty marketing solutions to independent grocers, announced the extension of its contract with Lowes Foods, which operates close to100 full-service supermarkets in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Through the Fresh Rewards program, ProLogic enables Lowes Foods to segment its shoppers, identifying its top shoppers and understanding their purchase patterns. With this information, ProLogic enables Lowes Foods to run targeted promotions that are specifically tailored to individual shoppers or groups of shoppers. These targeted promotions help Lowes Foods to retain its best shoppers and expand their purchases throughout the store.
"We are very pleased to extend our longtime partnership with ProLogic," said Tim Lowe, President of Lowes Foods. "ProLogic delivers great value to Lowes Foods with a powerful, flexible loyalty marketing platform that enables us to create and execute intelligent promotions. The Fresh Rewards program is a cornerstone of our relationship with our guests and has proven highly effective in helping us retain our top shoppers and increase their purchases."
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From MorningNewsBeat, September 15, 2016:
A US Department of Labor report recently revealed that there were 5.2 million jobs available in the United States ... which was said to be the highest level of job availability since these specific numbers started being tracked back in 2000. This despite the fact that there remains considerable debate, much of it cacophonous, about national unemployment and under-employment.. The problem, one expert said, is that what we have in this country is "one of the biggest mismatches between skills and lack of qualified help available in the nation's history."
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