An Industry in Transition: Footwear Year-End Review and Look Ahead
Date: Tuesday, February 21 | 9:00 a.m.
Location: FN PLATFORM | Las Vegas Convention Center
South Hall | Room S229
Speaker: Beth Goldstein, Executive Director and Industry Analyst
Overview: 2016 was a year of transition, and the footwear industry certainly felt it. Kick off the FN PLATFORM show with Beth Goldstein, Executive Director and Industry Analyst of The NPD Group, to discover how the footwear industry fared and what's in store for 2017. Beth will combine her expert industry insight with detailed data to explore the evolving consumer behaviors and preferences shaping the industry and explain why certain trends have taken hold.
NPD's 2017 Foodservice Summit
Presentation: Growing in a One Percent World
Sessions Day 1: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 • 12:00pm – 5:00pm CST
Cocktail Reception: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 • 5:00pm – 7:00pm CST
Sessions Day 2: Thursday, April 20, 2017 • 8:00am – 12:00pm CST
Location: Chicago, IL
After the Recession of 2008-2009, analysts predicted that the recovery would result in a new economic normal. It turns out that the new normal is a one percent world. The U.S. economy grew just over one percent for much of 2016. The result has been that foodservice industry traffic has grown less than one percent for the past several years and will continue at that same pace into the near future.
At this year's Foodservice Summit The NPD Group and its collaborators/presenters will share examples, ideas, and insights with attendees on how you can grow in a one percent world. Hear from distributors, manufacturers, and operators who have grown through innovation, marketing, technology, and by listening to and meeting their customers' needs.