Matt is currently a Project Manager focussing on centralised research methods, automation, and research tool development. Matt also works on cross-industry collaboration and has worked to link data across industries to strengthen data and analysis.
Matt is Project Manager for consumer health, luxury, food and nutrition, and tissue and hygiene research. He has previous experience with consumer foodservice, retailing, and travel research. Prior to his current role, Matt was a research analyst focused primarily on North American desk research, strategic content, and client insights.
The National Restaurant Association Show brings together professionals from across the foodservice industry to present new ideas and showcase product innovations. In its first iteration since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 show in Chicago showcased pandemic era solutions alongside forward-looking innovations.
Supply chain issues and inflation are affecting both how Canadian consumers shop for groceries, and the outlook for Canadian grocers. Inflation is having a disproportionate effect on those living near the poverty level, leading to greater deal-seeking among consumers. The negative influences of inflationary pressures and supply chain issues are likely to persist well into 2022.
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic began to take hold in the US in March 2020, thousands of restaurants were quickly forced to close, including many that will unfortunately never reopen. Overall, restaurant sales in the US declined sharply in…