Bill Forster, EVP Food & Beverage, on Wed, Feb 14, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
Bill Forster, EVP Food & Beverage, on Mon, Jan 30, 2017 @ 09:00 AM
Shrink is not really a measure of asset protection. Shrink precisely measures organizational effectiveness and should be considered as a direct measure of a CEO’s leadership abilities.
In today’s environment, where the retail food industry is suffering from deflationary pressures, e-commerce margin pressure, talent wars and a saturated market, generating the expected return is becoming harder and harder. For the CEO, changing the lens on how we view shrink should be a solution to building a legacy of confidence and certainty.
Bill Forster, EVP Food & Beverage, on Mon, Nov 21, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Disintermediation or ‘cutting out the middleman’ is an important issue in modern supply chain management and could even be the key to the future success of your business. Intermediaries may make life easier, but they also limit your ability to secure the best deal with the best suppliers at the best price. However, while moving away from agents and brokers can lead to lower costs, it can also add to the complexity of your procurement function.
Bill Forster, EVP Food & Beverage, on Fri, Apr 08, 2016 @ 06:29 AM
The vast majority of restaurant industry CEOs and brand owners are fully aware that consistency is the key to success. Guests expect to have the Brand Promise met regardless of location. However, senior executives frequently struggle to ensure that the fundamentals of restaurant management are being consistently applied across their brand.