Alice Richter, the national industry director for the food and beverage practice of KPMG, can provide perspective on the online retailing initiatives currently taking place within the food industry. Richter has 25 years of experience in the United States and Europe serving multinational consumer-focused businesses.

Issues/questions she can address include:

  • What is the future for pure play e-grocers?
  • How are brick-and-mortar retailers transforming their businesses to click-and-mortar operations?
  • To shorten their path to cyberspace, might we see more creative partnering among food manufacturers and e-grocers?
  • How might food manufacturers enhance online retailing initiatives with mega retailers?
  • What are the biggest mistakes/missteps a food retailer can make when developing b-to-c e-commerce initiatives?
  • What does all this e-activity mean for the consumer?

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