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Dairy Forum: What’s Driving Change in Retail Markets?

Dec 03, 2014

Every business needs to look toward the future, to figure out how to grow and prosper while dealing with consumer habits, fads, competition and markets that are constantly changing. To help members meet the challenge, IDFA’s Dairy Forum 2015 will feature one of the leading authorities on retail growth strategies during lunch on January 27.

Daniel O’Connor, president and CEO of RetailNet Group, will share insights and research about new markets, evolving markets and trends in consumer behaviors.

“Changes are coming; they always do,” said O’Connor. “If you simply project the past into the future, you will not be able to plan effectively.”

O’Connor and his firm work with large scale retailers and brand leaders worldwide, including Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy and Home Depot. He also is the founding “dean” of the Retail Leadership Program at the University of California – Los Angeles Anderson School of Management. Read more here

Dairy Forum is one place and time each year where dairy leaders can stay on top of the latest issues, network with peers and explore new ideas. It will be held January 25-28, 2015, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Fla. Visit Dairy Forum 2015 to view the full agenda, including the Food Dialogues presentation and newly added dairy manufacturing facility tour, or to make hotel reservations and register.

For more information, contact Maria Velasco, IDFA meetings assistant and registrar, at

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