250+ Attend the 2012 Innovation & Marketing Summit:
Strategies for Store Brands Growth

The 2nd Annual Innovation & Marketing Summit was attended by 250+ store brands industry executives including executives from: Ahold, Kroger, Walmart’s Sam’s Club, Loblaw, Safeway, 7-Eleven, Delhaize, Family Dollar, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Best Buy, OfficeMax to name a few. Summit attendees engaged with. . .

  • Cutting edge conference programming
  • All-star faculty presenters
  • Innovation success stories
  • A comfortable and convenient setting


Created with input from an Advisory Board, the Innovation & Marketing Summit is a unique event featuring thought leadership in content, unparalleled networking, and innovation success stories in the "Innovation Zone" from solutions providers committed to advancing store brands innovation.

The faculty and conference program for the Summit provide an unprecedented line up of thought leaders addressing critical industry issues. Keynote speakers Mary Rachide of Family Dollar and Robert Parvis of Walmart’s Sam’s Club were joined by speakers from Facebook, Ahold, Google, Office Max, Booz and Company, Sensory Logic, and Symphony IRI to name a few. Their presentations addressed product development, social media, driving store brands innovation, packaging innovation, digital media and much more.

Mary Rachide of Family Dollar delivered the opening keynote presentation.

Packaging Innovation & Sustainability was the subject of the keynote presented by Robert Parvis of Walmart’s Sam’s Club

At the 2011 Summit, a panel discussed Driving Store Brand Innovation. From left:
John Failla, Store Brands Decisions; Katherine Lenhoff, Loblaw; Kurt Dennan, OfficeMax;
and Maurice Markey, Sam’s Club