EnsembleIQ, the parent company and publisher of Retail Leader, has introduced two groups aimed at expanding opportunities that power business growth across industries: U.S. Grocery and Convenience and Retail Technology.
Both groups combine several EnsembleIQ brands. The U.S. Grocery and Convenience group includes Progressive Grocer, Convenience Store News and Store Brands. The Retail Technology group includes Retail Info Systems, Consumer Goods Technology and Retail Leader.
The U.S. Grocery and Convenience group will be helmed by Paula Lashinsky, who has been promoted to senior vice president and group publisher. Lashinksy was previously the vice president and brand director of Convenience Store News. The Retail Technology group will be led by Albert Guffanti, vice president and group publisher, who already led Retail Info Systems and Consumer Goods Technology.
Acccording to EnsembleIQ, the U.S. Grocery and Convenience group will offer email newsletters, strategic print offerings, marking services and educational events that include:
- Convenience Foodservice Exchange.
- Progressive Grocer GenNext.
- Store Brands Industry Forms.
- Top Women in Convenience.
- Top Women in Grocery.
- Industry Week.
The Retail Technology group will also offer email newsletters, marketing services and educational events that include:
- Analytics Unite
- Consumer Goods Sales and Marketing Summit
- League of Leaders
- A new, upcoming Value Chain Technology Event.