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Keurig Green Mountain Adds Coca-Cola’s Reyes to Board

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WATERBURY, Vt.-Jose Octavio Reyes Lagunes, retired vice chairman of The Coca-Cola Export Corp., has been appointed to Keurig Green Mountain’s board of directors. The naming of Reyes increases Keurig Green Mountain’s board to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent. He retired as Coca-Cola Export’s chairman in April of this year after a two-year stintMore »

Last updated: August 29, 2014

Organizers: Summer NY Now Strong for Exhibitors

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thanks to increased order writing among attendees, the summer edition of NY Now, which took place from Aug. 16-20, “was one of the strongest editions … in recent memory,” according to a statement from the trade show. Christian Falkenberg, the show’s director and senior vice president, said, “Anecdotally, many exhibitors reported that theMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

NY Now to Host More than 400 International Suppliers

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-More than 400 international vendors, representing 60 countries, will be among the exhibitors at the summer edition of NY Now. The show will have six international pavilions, which will include Brazil (represented by Worldwide Import/Export with 27 companies; France, represented by Ubifrance with 18 companies and Chambre Regionale de Metiers et de l’artisanatMore »

Last updated: July 7, 2014

Sourcing in São Paulo: The Brazilian Buyer Project

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By Allison Zisko Over the course of two days in early May, 51 Brazilian housewares manufacturers descended on a hotel conference room in São Paulo, Brazil, lugging suitcases filled with plastic and glass and metal goods, armed with the optimism of traveling salesmen. They set their sights on 12 international buying companies from seven countries,More »

Last updated: July 1, 2014

Walmart, Sam’s Club Q4 Comps, Company Earnings to Be Less Than Expected

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BENTONVILLE, Ark.-Same-store sales for both Walmart’s U.S. stores and for Sam’s Club are expected to be somewhat less than what the retailer said was expected of the quarter two months ago, according to a preliminary statement on the quarter from the retailer. In addition, earnings for the company as a whole will likely not meetMore »

Last updated: January 31, 2014