Riggs rises to president of Hershey salty snacks business

HERSHEY, PA. — Kristen Riggs has been promoted to president of salty snacks at Hershey Co. Ms. Riggs has been with Hershey for more than 17 years, most recently as senior vice president and chief growth officer from January 2020 to November 2022. Previously, she was vice president of innovation and strategic growth platforms. Since joining Hershey in 2005 Ms. Riggs has held a range of leadership positions as well as roles in brand marketing, shopper marketing, global marketing and sales. Before joining Hershey, she worked as an engineer for Samsung Semiconductor in Austin, Texas. “Riggs is a dynamic Hershey […]

Slideshow: New products from the Winter Fancy Food Show

LAS VEGAS — The 2023 Winter Fancy Food Show saw more than 1,100 exhibitors showcase their newest products Jan. 15-17 in Las Vegas. The $175 billion specialty food industry homes in on consumers looking for premium products, often made in small batches. This year, the Specialty Food Association’s Trendspotter Panel predicted an interest in bold and intense flavor experiences, specifically within the sauce and condiment categories. “What began in the hot sauce category is exploding into honey, spreads, confections, beverages, and snacks, snagging new markets like younger consumers, especially, and inspiring specialty food companies to introduce heat and spice into […]

Can SMBs Help Workers In Debt?

One unfortunate consequence of the pandemic was that many workers became indebted. Now, they have trouble making ends meet while also paying their debts. But the pandemic also spurred the rise of many new small and midsize businesses, which could be the perfect solution to the problem of worker debt. Six in ten employees admit to being concerned about the amount of household debt they have, as well as the lack of opportunities in the workplace to rectify them. Small and midsize businesses can play a vital role in solving workers’ debt problems, especially when SMBs open doors to many […]

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The first two Canadian Armed Forces evacuation flights left Israel Thursday airlifting an estimated 281 Canadian citizens and their families overseas, with extra journeys to Athens deliberate within the days ahead. Departing from the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, two military CC-150 Airbus Polaris have been seconded for this endeavour. Talks bitterly broke off between Hollywood actors and studios late Wednesday, killing any hopes that the three-month strike by performers would come to an finish anytime soon. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO defence ministers graphic pictures of lifeless youngsters and civilians on Thursday, saying they were killed […]

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Sequis Announces Three Sequis Ecopreneur Business Plan Competition Winners, Who Are They?

WE Finance, Jakarta – PT Asuransi Jiwa Sequis Life held a Sequis competition Ecopreneur Business Plan Competition by carrying the theme Go Green for Your Better Tomorrow. This competition is to provide an opportunity for millennials to demonstrate their creativity in innovation, ability and expertise in making business plans that are useful to support the principles Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Sustainability. The series of competition activities which opened in June 2022 and closed with the handing over of awards given directly by the President Director of Sequis Life Tatang Widjaja to the three winning teams. The three winning teams […]

Padi UMKM Business Matching Records Transaction Value of More than IDR 30 Billion

Photo Caption: Expert Staff for Finance and MSME Development for KBUMN Loto Srinaita Ginting (center), Head of DKI Jakarta Provincial Government’s PPKUKM Service Elisabeth Ratu Rante Allo (second from left), posing for a photo with Telkom Digital Business Director Fajrin Rasyid (far left), EVP Digital Business & Technology Telkom Saiful Hidajat (second from right), and Deputy EVP Marketing Telkom Regional 2 Reni Yustiani (far right) at the PaDi UMKM Business Matching event at Aryaduta Hotel, Jakarta (19/1). Jakarta, 24 January 2023 – The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector is the backbone of the national economy which makes many […]

White House Roundtable on Small Business Initiatives

LiftFund founder Janie Barrera was part of a select group of leaders invited to the White House to participate in a roundtable regarding a wide range of new initiatives to expand access to capital for small businesses. Courtesy Image Texas Border Business – Advertisements – LiftFund founder Janie Barrera was part of a select group of leaders invited to the White House to participate in a roundtable regarding a wide range of new initiatives to expand access to capital for small businesses. quote: “LiftFund is proud to be a part of the conversation to make sure programs are as accessible […]

EV giant reports Q4 revenue and profit beat; Cybertruck to start production later this year

Tesla stock is trading slightly higher in after hours following the EV maker reporting a Q4 earnings revenue and profit beat. In addition, the company announced its Cybertruck is on track for production later this year. For the quarter, Tesla (TSLA) reported: That revenue represents another record high for Tesla, up over $2 billion sequentially from Q3 and nearly $7 billion from a year ago. On the profitability end, Tesla is reporting adjusted net income of $4.1 billion, nearly $400 million more than Q3 and over $1.3 billion more than a year ago. Tesla said it has “sufficient liquidity” to […]

The future of manufacturing is now: Four trends shaping the industry

At its core, manufacturing is about innovation, as it builds economic capacity, bolsters workforces, and generates opportunity and growth. Today we’re seeing the industry undergo a once-in-a-century transformation driven by changing consumer demands, labor challenges, supply chain disruptions, technological advancements and sustainability demands. We’ve come a long way since the industrial revolution, and the industry has evolved into a much more complex place. To explore these challenges and opportunities, we’ll join global leaders and colleagues at the world’s biggest trade show for industrial technology, Hannover Messe. As we enter this week of innovation, we’re discussing four key areas that are […]