Fairfax, VA — The American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA) will provide exclusive c-store sales information and projections based on InRhythm, Inc.'s C-Metrics and core in-store category analysis at the 2014 AWMA C-Metrics Convenience Industry Outlook Forum, held June 23 and 24 at the Doubletree Hotel Chicago O’Hare.
The keynote address will provide overview of the current state of convenience retailing by Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Managing Director, Beverage, Tobacco & Convenience Store Research Bonnie Herzog.
Further, Category Close-Up sessions will give distributors, retailers and manufacturers up-to-date, comprehensive c-store sales data and analysis on key categories. Expert speakers include Kit Dietz, principal, Dietz Consulting, LLC, who will lead the session on candy, and b2b Solutions President Steve Montgomery, who will discuss salty and alternative snacks.
AWMA President and CEO Scott Ramminger says: “The 2014 Outlook Forum will provide a strategic look at how in-store warehouse-delivered products are performing today. Companies can use the data to generate plans to enhance warehouse turns, reduce item distribution voids and make informed decisions to gain a competitive advantage in the convenience channel.”
The event is sponsored by AWMA, InRhythm, Inc., Convenience Distribution and Convenience Store News. Register at awmanet.org/event/coif.