25 May EnsembleIQ’s Progressive Grocer Unveils Top Women in Grocery Podcast and Video Series, Features Powerful and Inspiring Stories From Women Leading the Food and Grocery Industries
The Latest Offerings from the Retail Business Intelligence Leader’s New Podcasting and Video Initiative Received Three Hermes Awards for Creative Excellence
CHICAGO, May 23, 2022 – EnsembleIQ’s Progressive Grocer, the #1 grocery industry business intelligence provider, today unveils the Top Women in Grocery podcast and video series. Each episode will feature successful women in food and grocery and highlight their key contributions to these essential industries. The series will feature the trends, topics and interests that move women forward in grocery retail, the unique challenges women are facing and overcoming, as well as the companies that are supporting women’s leadership initiatives.
Gina Acosta, Editor-in-Chief of Progressive Grocer and the host of the Top Women in Grocery podcast and video series said, “There’s an important conversation happening around women leadership in grocery and what it looks like when organizations fully embrace diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Our new podcast will highlight industry trends and topics to help women drive business growth and professional development.”
Twice a month, the series will feature top women from retailers, consumer goods suppliers and solution providers, as well as other industry experts and thought leaders. The first guest of the Top Women in Grocery podcast and video series is Bridget Goldschmidt, Managing Editor, Progressive Grocer. For nearly two decades, Goldschmidt has covered major food industry developments on key topics, including government affairs, mergers and acquisitions, category trends, e-commerce, health and wellness, corporate responsibility, and the ongoing transformation of the world of food retailing and foodservice.
Contact John Schrei, Brand Director, Progressive Grocer for Top Women in Grocery podcast and video Series sponsorship opportunities at [email protected] or 248-613-8672.
Award-Winning Innovative Podcasting and Video Experiences
Top Women in Grocery is the third new podcasting and video program developed in the past year by EnsembleIQ to deliver actionable retail business insights in convenient, mobile-friendly formats. EnsembleIQ recently introduced the Consumer Goods Technology and Retail Information Systems News “Tech Transformation” series [listen here or watch here] to bridge the retail and consumer goods technology communities through focused conversations with retail and brand executives, thought leaders and analysts. Previously, EnsembleIQ launched the Retail Leader Trend Talk podcast and video series [listen here or watch here], to provide a fresh mix of perspectives and in-depth discussion of the latest trends that are driving innovation across all retail sectors.
Both of the podcasts won gold Hermes Awards, an international competition for creative professionals involved in emerging media, which is sponsored by the Association of Marketing & Communications Professionals. The Tech Transformation Series won in the “Podcast Episode” category, and the Retail Leader Trend Talk Series won in the “Podcast Series” category. In addition, Joe Territo, Executive Vice President, Content and Communications, won an Individual Achievement Award for creating the new, innovative digital experiences for EnsembleIQ’s audiences.
“We are very proud to have earned three Hermes Awards, as it validates our hybrid podcasting and video content investment and honors the creativity of the entire EnsembleIQ team,” Territo added. “By delivering timely and actionable business intelligence in convenient and mobile-friendly podcast and video formats, we’re making it easy for our retail, retail technology and consumer goods audiences to access actionable insights. We look forward to launching additional podcasting and video experiences for our audiences in the future.”
About Progressive Grocer
Progressive Grocer is the #1 business intelligence brand in the grocery industry, connecting the market’s most important retailers. Through its leading industry reporting, digital platforms, research, relevant and focused events and sophisticated industry database, retailers turn to Progressive Grocer for guidance in navigating the fast-paced, ever-changing industry.
EnsembleIQ is a North American business intelligence company delivering insightful information and actionable connections. Using our market expertise throughout the entire path to purchase in retail, retail technology, consumer goods, healthcare, and hospitality, we help professionals make informed business decisions and gain a competitive advantage. We offer creative solutions that connect suppliers and service providers with our business-building communities. Through our diverse capabilities, we provide our markets with unrivaled digital, social, event, research, marketing services and strategic print offerings. To learn more about EnsembleIQ, visit ensembleiq.com.
Executive Vice President, Content and Communications