Category Management Association
The Category Management Association (CMA) is the global category management community that enables professionals to connect with peers around the world and further their careers with the latest in best practices and certification. Founded in 2004, it is the only organization certifying coursework and individual category management professionals according to recognized industry standards.
CHD Expert - Restaurant Database
CHD Expert has subsidiaries in 14 European countries, Canada and the U.S. and delivers a broad range of services to an impressive list of international foodservice suppliers. These services include addresses, analysis, database management, market research, direct marketing, telemarketing and loyalty programs.
C3 is an integrated brand marketing agency that brings kids into focus through research-based initiatives that ask kids what they want. C3 builds and communicates brands in cool and clever ways to millions of kids and their families nationwide, utilizing a careful mix of strategy, design and production.
IRI is a leader in delivering powerful market and shopper information, predictive analysis and the foresight that leads to action. They go beyond the data to ignite extraordinary growth for clients in the CPG, retail and over-the-counter healthcare industries by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses across sales and marketing.
Since 2004, the London-based firm Lanbury Associates has been providing expert guidance to restaurant and retail companies in the following areas:
Since 1986, McMillanDoolittle's group of experienced partners has helped many retailers and their suppliers worldwide successfully navigate the changing marketplace. They work collaboratively with clients to create dynamic new customer-driven retail strategies. Primary clients include retailers ranging from large multi-national companies to small promising start-ups, representing nearly every retail product category.
Share Our Strength
Share Our Strength's Dine Out For No Kid Hungry™ is a national fundraising program that brings together thousands of restaurants and millions of consumers every September to help make sure every child in the U.S. gets the healthy food they need, every day. Every September, participating restaurants raise funds in a variety of ways to support Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign. The campaign connects kids in need with nutritious food, teaches their families how to cook healthy, affordable meals, and engages the public to make ending childhood hunger a national priority.
Technomic Asia is a strategic consultancy firm whose mission is to assist globally-expanding companies to build their Asian businesses through high quality market strategy and implementation assistance. With over 20 years of experience in Asia, they have a unique competence to assist companies in their Asian entry and expansion initiatives.
Willard Bishop Consulting
Willard Bishop and Technomic are working together to provide the industry with tools and processes that will drive profitable growth. Our unique capabilities provide suppliers and broadline distributors with the ability to leverage good item-level contract and rebate data and activity-based costing data to get to real item, vendor, category and customer profitability. Our new solution, PIMS (Profit Improvement Management System), integrates contract and rebate management, category management and customer profitability management into one seamless and integrated system.