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Exploring the Increasing Demand, Investment, and Hiring in Plant-Based Foods

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What used to be a fringe food category resigned to specialty stores and half a shelf in major grocers has now seen $16 billion in investment since 2009. It’s obvious to today’s shoppers that plant-based foods are increasing in prominence, taking greater hold in stores and in wallets. As this market continues to grow with […]

Leadership During the New Norm: The Unsustainable Nature of Crisis Management

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There is one core truth about a crisis that we can’t afford to ignore: while any type of crisis takes its toll (be it personal, professional, local, or global), remaining in a state of adrenaline-driven alarm is unsustainable. It’s an appropriate initial response to a situation that threatens to turn our lives and businesses upside […]

State of the Industrial Manufacturing Sector in Response to COVID-19

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As stay-at-home orders become the new norm, the daily level of panic is ever-so-slowly fading, especially among manufacturers. That said, it’s clear that companies are on edge, waiting for the inevitable peak of this pandemic. Despite the unknowns and myriad of questions that will emerge, industrial manufacturers are operating under new protocols and doing their […]

Insurance Sector Maintains Its Critical Role in Crisis Response

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the nation, the impact on all elements of life and business is becoming weightier by the day. But whether people are faced with health concerns or business challenges, the reassuring fact is that in almost all cases, there’s an insurance policy to fall back on.   Interestingly, […]

Grocery Sector Shows Up for Their Communities Amidst Coronavirus

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While other industry sectors are going remote, virtual, or shutting down altogether in response to COVID-19, the grocery business is proving its essential role at the center of communities nationwide. However, it’s not all business as usual. Grocers far and wide are pivoting in how they serve and protect both their customers and their employees. […]