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October 6, 2017
The Next Frontier in Mining: new technologies and marketing

The Next Frontier in Mining: new technologies and marketing

Innovation in the marketing function in mining doesn’t get much attention. Is this about to change? The following white paper does a deep dive on emergingRead more »
September 22, 2017
Amazon and Cargill Business Model Baby

What if Amazon and Cargill had a business model baby?

What if Amazon and Cargill had a business model baby? Or Kane Beef. Or Simmons Foods. Or any packer with a pulse on the future of foodRead more »
September 8, 2017
Amazon - Whole Foods

The Amazon’ment of meat has arrived

While the media frenzy has been about Amazon’s lower avocado prices, if you’ve been to Whole Foods in the last 10 days you may have noticedRead more »
August 25, 2017
It’s not 1870 and prices won’t win the long game

It’s not 1870 and prices won’t win the long game.

The Wild West gets the glory, but Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday have nothing on the industrial tycoons of the late 1800s. The rapid development ofRead more »
August 11, 2017

Passive Price Taker or Active Price Strategist – You Choose

I get it. You’re selling in a commodity market which by definition makes you a price taker…right? Setting aside your willingness to accept the premise thatRead more »
July 28, 2017

Will Amazon Enter the Meat Industry? Spoiler Alert: They Already Have.

Amazon’s swan dive into grocery will do more than transform food retail, it will transform the entire food value chain. Let’s look at the likely impactsRead more »
July 17, 2017

People Need the Bacon: 4 Questions to Consider in Market Uncertainty.

Even the laws of supply & demand agree that one of the stars of the meat industry (life?) is bacon. The price of pork bellies mayRead more »
January 18, 2017

Whether You Call It Trading or Not, Your Company is Taking Market Positions

Introduction: Market Risk at Commodities-Driven Companies When an investor buys a stock, she is taking a position, placing a bet on the stock’s value going upRead more »
December 2, 2016

Millennial Meat Preferences: What am I Supposed to do with a Chuck Roast?

Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1997, make up the largest living generation in the United States, numbering 74.4 million. Many readers in the meat industryRead more »

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