Andrew Appel

Technology as ‘path forward’

DENVER — At the annual IRI Growth Summit held here earlier this month, IRI president and chief executive officer Andrew Appel discussed his views on data and technology as the next enabler of competitive advantage. In keeping with the conference’s theme — “Powering the Path Forward” — Appel addressed the importance of investing in data

IRI Growth Summit looks to future of CPG

IRI Growth Summit looks to future of CPG

LAS VEGAS —IRI’s 2018 Growth Summit kicked off yesterday at the Wynn Las Vegas with a record-breaking attendance of approximately 1,500 participants. The Chicago-based market research firm’s 15th annual IRI Growth Summit, running from April 16-18 features visionaries and leaders from the world’s top consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers and media agencies.With an ever-changing marketplace,