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Gus Calabro

Effective managing director with over twenty years experience in marketing functions, communications strategies, new business development, marketing communications , public relations strategies and consumer products market sectors. Career track record of developing, leading, and executing effective plans, strategies and campaigns that produce increases in revenue and profitability. Known for ability to manage high stress situations, bringing meaningful product to market, and outstanding leadership skills.

Smithfield Opens New Distribution Center, Adds 250 Jobs

Smithfield Foods distribution center - centro de distribución

With more than $100 million invested, Smithfield Foods started operations in its new distribution center, located in Tar Heel, North Carolina, which will create about 250 new jobs. The new 500,000-square foot facility, about the size of eight football fields, and its blast cell cold storage capabilities at its processing …

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Snowstorm Diego North Carolina

Snowstorm Diego finally hit the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Tennessee. The storm is causing more damage than expected, particularly in the Carolinas and Virginia. Snow, ice, freezing rain, and sleet have cancelled flights and produced power outages. Charlotte-Douglas Airport has cancelled over 1,200 flights, while …

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Kraft Heinz to Buy Primal Kitchen For $200 Million

Kraft Heinz Primal Kitchen

Kraft Heinz announced that it will acquire Primal Nutrition, LLC, makers of Primal Kitchen branded products for approximately $200 million. The acquisition gives Kraft Heinz, which also owns Miracle Whip and its branded dressings, a foothold with which it will look to fend off competition from upstart brands like Sir …

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Walmart Expects Fastest U.S. Sales Growth

Walmart Fastest Sales Growth - crecimiento

Retail giant Walmart expects its e-commerce sales to grow 35% next year, one of its fastest sales growth in the last decade as more customers are using its online services. Sales at its U.S. stores, excluding fuel, will grow between 2.5 and 3% next fiscal year, the company said before …

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Lidl Competitors Quickly Gained Customers Back

Lidl tiendas - stores

The opening of new U.S. stores by discount grocery giant Lidl was less disruptive to competing supermarkets than some grocers had originally feared, according to a study report released by Catalina, the global leader in shopper intelligence and personalized digital media. Catalina shopper intelligence shows that nearby incumbent supermarkets lost …

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What is SuperValu’s New Transformation Strategy?

SuperValu, SuperValu

SuperValu Inc. announced a new proposal, the Holding Company Proposal, to reorganize their company’s corporate structure, to further facilitate the Company’s strategic transformation, among other benefits to stockholders. This proposal, as outlined in SuperValu’s preliminary proxy statement/prospectus filed today, would result in a reorganization of the Company’s corporate structure into …

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Is Facebook Expanding Its Multicultural Presence?


Exclusive interview with Christian Martinez, Head of the Multicultural Sales Department of Facebook Facebook (FB) has become the world’s largest social network, establishing itself as the meeting place for billions of people around the world, and an important window for many companies to show their products, ideas, and promotions. For …

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