Fair Food Network Survey

MIRA is supporting the Fair Food Network (FFN) to conduct a very short survey (6 questions) about the Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program, a statewide program to help SNAP/EBT/Bridge Card customers buy more Michigan-grown produce.  If you complete the survey, you will be placed into a drawing for an iPad Mini 2! Please click here…

PCI Compliance Deadline Nears

Retailers have one more thing to worry about during the year-end sales push Come January 1, any business that takes credit cards must adhere to the policies and procedures set forth in the third version of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Even small companies that rely on third-party payment processors to store and…

Culture Is King

Executives from Wawa and OXXO emphasize the importance of culture and servant leadership at NACS Leadership Forum NACS Online The NACS Leadership Forum opened yesterday with Wawa President and CEO Christopher Gheysens and OXXO CEO Eduardo Padilla sharing their brand and culture insights from their respective operations. Gheysens emphasized the community connections behind Wawa’s corporate…

Dietary Panel Calls for Taxes on Sugary Drinks and Snacks

Critics say Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendations are departure from original intent NACS Online In early February, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee issued its “scientific” recommendations to the government that are intended to shape federal nutrition policy and policy. Among its recommendations: Eat less red meat and tax sodas and snacks. The nation’s top nutritional…