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Hershey Completes Initial Purchase of SGM in China

China is Hershey’s number one priority international market for growth. The company has increased its investment in China over the past several years and is one of the fastest growing confection companies in China.

McCain Names New Canadian President

9/26/2014 - The executive brings to McCain more than 15 years of leadership experience in both mature and developing markets with expertise in the development and direction of growth strategies.

Mondelez Appoints Chief Marketing Officer

9/25/2014 - In 2012, Dana Anderson was identified as one of the "100 Most Influential Women in Advertising" by Ad Age, and she was also the winner of the Ad Women of New York's "Changing the Game" award.

Yumi Ice Cream Company Empowers Sales

9/25/2014 - Yumi looked to provide its Territory Sales Managers with additional and more effective sales tools on a tablet devices allowing them to leave binders of printed price lists, planograms, and product information behind.

General Mills to Close Two Facilities

9/24/2014 - Closures of the manufacturing facility in California and yogurt facility in Massachusetts would have a combined impact on over 500 employees. 

WhiteWave to Acquire So Delicious Dairy Free

9/24/2014 - The acquisition expands WhiteWave’s plant-based foods and beverages platform by adding a complementary brand with significant growth potential and new category opportunities.

Early IT Adopters Gain Competitive Advantage

9/24/2014 - A new study from Harvard Business Review shows that IT “Pioneers” are more likely to lead in both revenue growth and market position than their peers. This is more than twice the growth experienced by companies identified as technology “Followers” and three times the growth experienced by “Cautious” technology adopters. Where does your company fall?

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