Entries by John Cilli

Future of Supermarket Retailing – An Infographic

There are extreme measures being taken at supermarket retailers today to respond to this extraordinary period of time. Customer limits, line spacing, the shuttering of salad and hot bars and significant safety precautions are now the norm and might be here to stay… Connors Group along with our friends at McMillan Doolittle have been discussing […]

A Deep Dive from Grocery Dive: Grocers race to keep their front lines trained and healthy

Grocery Dive,  a leader in providing in-depth journalism and insight into the most impactful news and trends shaping the grocery industry; interviewed our very own Chris Kelly recently to garner his thoughts on how Grocers are meeting the sudden and increased need for labor, while balancing onboarding challenges with the health and safety of their […]

Connors Group Named Innovative Partner of the Year by Manhattan Associates

Phoenix, AZ – Connors Group was recently presented a Partner Performance Club award by Manhattan Associates during Momentum 2019, Manhattan Associates’ annual customer event. The award was given for Connors’ Group LaborPro™ – Labor Standards software system, which they designed and developed for the Retail, Grocery, Distribution, Manufacturing and Service industries. “LaborPro™ is an easy-to-use, […]

Connors Group Announces Two New Hires

Canonsburg, PA – CONNORS GROUP, a market leader in productivity improvements through people-centric labor and process optimization, is pleased to welcome two new Directors to the team: Bruce Dzinski and Jim Malafronte. Bruce Dzinski joined Connors Group as a Director and brings 13 years of consulting experience and over 35 years total industry experience; including […]

Click and Collect, BOPIS and Curbside

Click and Collect, BOPIS and Curbside It’s been two years since Grocery Dive published this article. Chris Kelly, one of our Connors Group Directors is quoted and much of what he said then is still relevant today. READ IT HERE Some Key takeaways that still hold true: Digital retailing is crowded. What once was viewed […]

Connors Group Announces Partnership with Former Giant Eagle Executive

Canonsburg, PA – CONNORS GROUP, a market leader in productivity improvements through people-centric labor and process optimization, is pleased to announce a partnership with EWT Consulting, Inc.; Gene Tommasi, President of EWT Consulting, Inc., will serve as an Executive Advisor to Connors Group.  Tommasi, formerly the Executive Vice President of Retail Operations and Supply Chain […]

Wrapping up #NRF2019 with Our 3 Key Takeaways

The NRF Big Show is the world’s largest retail conference and expo. And while the official numbers aren’t in yet, in years past, the show has boasted over 37K attendees, 16K Retailers and more than 800+ exhibitors from 99 countries. The sheer volume of new ideas, technologies and companies we experienced this past week was […]

Lean Practices are Being Adopted Across Industries: Hospitality and Restaurant

The emergence of the digital age along with the ever-increasing expectations of customers is driving the need for agility and growth in the Hospitality and Restaurant Industry. To achieve this, lean best-practices are being implemented across these industries to optimize processes, cut waste, maximize labor potential, and provide customers with quicker and better service, more […]