2018

Amazon vs. Grocery: The Grocery Retail War Is On

It is no secret that the $800 billion dollar US grocery industry has been experiencing a period of upheaval since Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods last year. Angela Spivey, a food and beverage attorney at McGuireWoods LLP who is advising clients on how to quickly change their packaging and marketing to sell at Amazon-Whole Foods explained that the deal has been, “shaking up the food industry from top to bottom...Don’t be surprised if milk and cereal just shows up at your door based on your usual eating habits” (Wall Street Journal).

2018

2018

2018

2018

Four Ways to Prepare for the Upcoming GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a hot topic. Going into effect May 25, 2018 in the European Union, the regulation will greatly change the way companies must handle the personal data they collect. In May, consumers will have substantial and powerful control over how organizations collect and use information about them, with potentially massive penalties for violation. The severity of this regulation should not be ignored or taken lightly for any brand, including US brands with a global footprint.