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HRG Offers Operational Insights in New Webinar Series for National Grocers Association

Three webinar series will kick off next month





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Waukesha, Wisconsin, March 23, 2023 — Dave Wendland, vice president strategic relations and member of the owner’s group at HRG, will be presenting three webinars for the National Grocers Association (NGA) starting next month, entitled: Independent Grocery Strategy Series. The webinars will occur in April, May, and June. The first one, Back to the Basics: Science of Selection, is April 19, 2023, at 2:00 PM EDT, and is open for registration. The dates and times for the other two webinars are:

  • Back to the Basics: Art of Arrangement, May 17, 2023, at 2:00 PM EDT
  • Back to the Basics: Power of Pricing, June 21, 2023, at 2:00 PM EDT

Wendland will be joined by Kyle Lentz, HRG category analyst, for the Science of Selection and Art of Arrangement webinars while HRG pricing research and analysis manager, Sean Grudzinski, will co-present the Power of Pricing webinar. Wendland stated, “Much has changed across the retail industry at large, and grocery in particular, as a result of the recent pandemic. As we highlighted during our 2022 webinar series, shopper behavior has shifted, and the behind-the-scenes operational support requires new approaches and fresh ideas.” He added, “I’m excited about this series because it examines the fundamentals of retailing through an entirely new lens.”

“Keeping up with shifting shopper behavior is essential to success in retailing, and grocery is no exception. These insights should be a boon to independent operators seeking an edge in a highly competitive marketplace,” said Jim Dudlicek, NGA director, communications and external affairs.

Descriptions and registration information for the webinars can be found on the NGA website.


About HRG

HRG improves results across the retail supply chain for product manufacturers, distributors, retailers, technology partners, and other industry organizations with data & analysis, shopper experience, brand development, fixture coordination, and retail communications solutions. Founded in 1980, HRG is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise headquartered in Greater Milwaukee and is a six-time recipient of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplace. Visit for more information.

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