Anheuser-Busch has announced personnel changes in its National Retail Sales organization, led by Chris Williams, vice president NRS. Effective April 2, 2012 Manny Zayas will become the vice president and team lead, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart International. Zayas joined the organization last year as vice president of convenience and successfully merged the c-store and
Two leaders in renewable energy define the next generation of ethanol plant marketing. Noble Group and Mansfield Oil Co. have launched a new venture that combines the companies’ existing plant marketing divisions. The new company, Noble Mansfield Renewable Energy, will be headquartered in Bloomington, Minn., currently the home of Mansfield’s C&N ethanol marketing business.
By John Matthews, founder and president of Gray Cat Enterprises Inc. Establishing a Franchise Advisory Council (FAC) as a formal communications system to ensure franchisees input with regard to store marketing & operations is a natural stepping-stone for a growing franchise operation. FAC representatives are an indispensable part of the communication system in that they