Articles by author: Stephanie Otey

Biden to Meet With CEOs of Walmart, CVS on Holiday Supply-Chain Issues

Biden to Meet With CEOs of Walmart, CVS on Holiday Supply-Chain Issues
(Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden plans to meet Monday with the CEOs of Walmart Inc, CVS Health Corp and other retailers as part of his efforts to tackle supply chain bottlenecks and inflation Read more


“The Employee is My First Customer.” Strategies for Restaurant Success from Legacy Restaurateur
November 29, 2021
  Author, restaurant owner and hospitality industry expert Barry Jessurun discussed his book, life lessons, and tips for restaurant success with Host Barbara Castiglia on The Main Course. As Read more
As Export Values Rise, American Farmers Face a Trade Crisis
As Export Values Rise, American Farmers Face a Trade Crisis
November 26, 2021
Key Points: U.S. agricultural exports are being hampered by transportation issues, leading to a loss in sales potentially as high as 22%. In 2021 from January through July, the dairy industry Read more
Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers' Ecommerce Strategies
Cyber Monday Will Be the Big Test for Retailers’ Ecommerce Strategies
November 26, 2021
  The holiday shopping season gets its first big test this weekend with Black Friday deals and the welcomed-by-retailers resurgence of in-store shopping and deals. Even if consumers are looking to Read more
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Are Career Certificate Programs the New College Degree in the Eyes of Employers?
April 15, 2021
No matter how old we get, we are always learning and growing. Whether you are celebrating your 30th anniversary with your current employer or just getting started in your career, Read more
The Marking Minute: The Wide World of ID Markers
April 6, 2021
The world of ID markers is massive. There’s always something identifying an area, asset or location. Diving into the market and talking about its growth and changes, Kyle Wagner, Senior Read more
Rooftalks: Alternatives to Commercial Roof Replacements
March 31, 2021
  Jeff Gerwig, National Engineering Manager at Colliers International, partners with Fortis Warranty to ensure client assets run efficiently to support occupant comfort. Colliers’ master Read more
The Greater Costs of Not Investing in Workforce Development
March 31, 2021
  The way we work is going through a fundamental transformation accelerated by the pandemic. Many had to work remotely or change careers, and it caused millions of jobs to disappear Read more
How Travel Companies are Tooling Strategies for Key Demographics
March 22, 2021
Got a case of the Mondays? Just take you work to the beach! Sounds pretty appealing, right? It is often advised not to mix business with pleasure but the era of remote work has Read more
Overcoming Infrastructure Deficiencies in the Retail Supply Chain
March 20, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a direct impact on the retail industry in terms of consumer presence in brick-and-mortar stores, growth in eCommerce, and more, but it’s also highlighted some Read more
Competition Heats Up as Technology Transforms the QSR Industry
March 10, 2021
  By now you are probably accustomed to all new ways to get fast food. Companies are trying out everything from voice assistants, smart menu boards, automated ordering and now they can Read more
Optimizing Efficiency is Not the Only Reason to Invest in Automation
March 2, 2021
Intertech Plastics’ continuous investments in innovative technology prove the value of automation. The Denver-based injection molding company continues its effort to standardize which optimizes Read more
Recent QSR Moves as Digital Ordering Continues to Soar
February 18, 2021
As the pandemic and social distancing persist, more and more daily activities have gone virtual. When it comes to meal-time decisions, convenience is key for customers. With the Read more