M&M’s brand to enter the baking aisle
Halloween expected to scare up more than $7 billion in sales
- Decorations: The National Retail Federation projects the average per person Halloween spend to total $77.52 this year, up 60% from 2005. Technological advances have helped drive sales, as decorations that animate, light up and have motion-sensor capabilities are at the top of the list for consumers. The NRF projects sales for decorations alone will hit the $2 billion mark.
- Candy and greeting cards: Halloween is synonymous with the sweet stuff. Consumers are expected to spend $2.2 billion on candy this year. Nearly 36% of people will send Halloween greeting cards.
Wakefern receives Dale Carnegie Training ‘Leadership Award’
KEASBEY, N.J. — Dale Carnegie Training, a human resources and management consulting organization, recently presented its Leadership Award to Wakefern Food Corp.
Dale Carnegie Training established the international award in 1985. It is given to a company that places special emphasis on the development of its human resources, innovation and organizational creativity for the purposes of achieving its business objectives. Awarded companies recognize and use human resources management in tandem with their technology and are major contributors to the development of their countries' economy and society.
“We have collaborated with Wakefern through ShopRite University to help them build the skills necessary to be successful in a fast-paced environment, build stronger relationships with not only their colleagues, but also with their customers.” said Anita Zinsmeister, managing director of the local Dale Carnegie Training office.