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Unified Grocers Expo 2015 August 19-20, Long Beach Convention Center

COMMERCE, Calif., Aug. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unified Grocers is hosting its largest-ever annual Expo for the company's members, customers and vendor community at the Long Beach Convention Center on Wednesday, August 19 and Thursday, August 20. Unified President and CEO Bob Ling recently celebrated his second anniversary leading the company. He and other members of the senior team will be available for interview.

We'll also have experts available for interview on the latest retail technology innovations as well as experts on emerging trends in natural, gourmet, ethnic, produce and other hot topics in the food industry.

Event highlights:

  • A record 971 booths of industry suppliers and Unified product and services departments
  • Unified's latest retail technology solutions such as Mobile Ordering and iBeacon Digital Marketing
  • Walking tours highlighting strategies to compete with Aldi and other new limited-assortment stores entering the marketplace
  • Proctor & Gamble special educational area featuring category management strategies and consumer trends insights
  • Launch of new Springfield items (Unified's flagship private label brand)
  • Array of exciting new specialty, natural, organic and signature brand offerings from Unified's specialty subsidiary, Market Centre

WHAT: Unified Expo 2015
WHO: Interview opportunities with Unified executives and management
WHEN: Wednesday, August 19 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Thursday, August 20 (8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
WHERE: Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
HOW: Members of the media require an event badge for access to show floor and are
advised to schedule visits and interview times in advance

CONTACT: For more information contact: Paul Dingsdale, Communications Director pdingsdale@unifiedgrocers.com; Office: (323) 881-4150; Cell: (626) 394-4738

Source: Unified Grocers