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CVS Health’s Sansone discusses partnership, transformation at recent Elevation Forum

“Only 8% of leaders are good at both strategy and execution, which means you must discover the sweet spot of knowing yourself, your competitors and your terrain.  The very best win with ‘ideas’ and are obsessed with their front-line customer relationships.”  That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation leader Dan Mack at the most recent Elevation Form held in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Friday.

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Walgreens, ECRM partner on Supplier Diversity Summit

The Supplier Diversity Summit, set for July 19 in Chicago, will bring together all of Walgreens’ category managers with diverse-owned suppliers in the health-and-wellness, beauty and personal care, competitive convenience and OTC/advanced care categories.

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CPG sees growth in health, indulgences

Although the consumer packaged goods industry is still climbing the sales charts to record heights — the industry reached $797 billion in 2016 — the engines driving that growth are beginning to sputter, according to a report from IRI and Boston Consulting Group.