FH Elite: A New Program to Develop Leaders from Within “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” — Jack Welch, former CEO, General Electric Growing others is the guiding mantra behind a new career development program at Federal Heath called…

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In the age of retail apocalypse, several brick and mortar stores have faced their demise. Amazon has turned the retail industry on its heels. While some stores are seeing sales decline, other retail stores are thriving. For instance, Walmart and Target continue to score big with consumers. As a matter of fact, Walmart surpassed Amazon…

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When’s the last time you drove around town with one thought in mind, to see every restaurant through your customer’s eyes? It’s an interesting exercise, especially if you take along somebody who’s not immersed in your own restaurant’s operations to expand your perspective. How do their different exterior signs work? What aspects draw your attention,…

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Once upon a time, McDonald’s served food and Starbucks served coffee. Then something unexpected happened. Starbucks introduced food and McDonald’s ramped up their coffee program. Each saw new opportunities and crossed over to cash in. In the same way, supermarkets and convenience stores (c-stores) have borrowed from each other’s successes. As each business niche studied…

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When the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) started plans for a cutting-edge Center for Innovation, CEO Jodi Diamond knew exactly who to call for the right signage. “Federal Heath has been a strong supporter for many years,” she said. Federal Heath President and CEO Kevin Stotmeister was eager to continue the company’s contributions…

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The food technology sector has expanded considerably recently and it’s only getting bigger. Leaders in the industry have launched venture funds and programs that will pour even more money into the sector. Grocery chains that have announced a collaboration with e-commerce platforms and CPG (consumer packaged goods) brands are racing to gain profit from the…

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As a coworker and I started interviewing several different members of our sales team to identify more case studies, there seemed to be a recurring theme in each interview – Communication. I wanted to know, “Why do you think customers were satisfied with us, with Federal Heath? What is our biggest strength?” Time after time,…

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Tim Smith, Federal Heath’s Director of Business Development, has been named to the 8-member Advisory Board for a new series of conferences for Convenience Store retailers and suppliers, C-StorePoint. The first event will be held April 28-May 1, 2019. C-StorePoint is based on a business-intensive Connecting Point model currently used in the retail, restaurant, healthcare…

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