Successful sales are a key driver to a retailer and brand’s bottom line. However, those sales are put at risk when logistical processes and production facilities fall short and even worse, are not fail-safe. Many of us don’t think about what it takes to produce, store, ship, and shelve products.
Many of you are well aware that social media is not a part of my life. Over the past few months, I’ve been thinking about what I’m missing and how I could benefit—both personally and professionally—by jumping on social media. I’ve gone back and forth wondering if I actually have enough time to jump in […]
It was suggested that I write about my predictions for the New Year. Since it seems almost every interview and trade publication is covering this in-depth, it struck me that my predictions would sound like many others. As I sat down to write this in my barn, I started thinking about the future and how […]
Over the past 5 months, all of us at Alliance witnessed the “Power of the People” as COVID swooped in and disrupted every industry process that was in place. As COVID continues to linger, most of us are working out of our homes, yet we are all working together and finding new ways to communicate. […]
It will be hard to keep my emotions in check as I think about Thanksgiving this year. I remember my college freshman year when I caught a ride back home with my friend Mike. Out of nowhere, he said, “Thanksgiving is the best holiday.” I quickly thought to myself how can Thanksgiving top Christmas? Mike […]
There are but a few in our industry that can say they will leave a legacy. In the case of Ken Hodges, this is exactly what he will be leaving behind on June 30, 2020. After 35 years and much thought and prayer, Ken is retiring to focus on family and friends. He will be […]