Sylvain Charlebois says we must balance the need for sustainability with the realities of our interconnected global food supply chain, recognizing that a comprehensive approach and respectful collaboration will yield the most fruitful results.
Popular treats come in smaller portions, exacerbated by the rising cost of production due to factors like soaring cocoa prices and labor disputes. Despite these challenges, many Canadians are expected to increase their overall Halloween spending, with a focus on costumes, says Sylvain Charlebois.
Food inflation in Canada has decreased to 5.9 percent, but there is widespread skepticism among Canadians about the reliability of this data, with many relying on their instincts rather than official statistics. This skepticism is fuelled by recent events says Sylvain Charlebois.
Sylvain Charlebois discusses a new study that sheds light on how Canadians are diversifying their shopping destinations, opting for store brands, and making dietary compromises to navigate the complexities of higher food prices while prioritizing their nutritional well-being.
Sylvain Charlebois discusses California's decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $20 per hour, which has ignited a debate about the potential consequences including increased automation and the overall transformation of the fast-food industry.
Sylvain Charlebois says that concerns are being raised about potential increases to food losses and food prices, while at the same time Canada's unique logistical and trade realities are being overlooked.
Sylvain Charlebois says that Canada relies more on corporate goodwill, with a less proactive approach to antitrust concerns -- but as Canadians become more concerned about food pricing, the country may need to reevaluate its approach to foster competition in the food sector.
Sylvain Charlebois says that Dollarama's unique business model with low operational costs and strong supplier-retailer relationships is revolutionizing affordable grocery shopping in Canada, while challenging traditional grocery store norms.
Sylvain Charlebois says that the acquisition aims to rejuvenate Subway's fortunes, grappling with declining sales, public relations challenges, and franchisee concerns, presenting a bold opportunity for transformation under Roark's strategic direction.