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CALL FOR REVIEW AND COMMENT OF TWO NEW BOOKS ABOUT SPECIALTY FOOD MARKETING

Posted by Steve on February 3, 2010 at 8:11am 2 Comments

Dear Colleagues:

Here is your chance to make a contribution to the specialty food industry. Simply send in your review of one or both of two new books about the specialty food trade.



We will also publish reviews and commentary of the two new books in future issues of Food Entrepreneur Magazine.



The two books are:



1. Start & Run a Home-Based Food Business. By Mimi Shotland Fix, Self Counsel Press, August 2009. Windows CD-ROM.

“Whether you… Continue

SFO FANCY FOOD SHOW RESULTS

Posted by Steve on January 20, 2010 at 4:27pm 0 Comments

Hi,

Here is just one comment from an exhibitor at this week's Fancy Food Show:

"The show was a spectacular success. We have 183 leads, and about 45 are URGENT, with promises of immediate business attached. It’s never quite that simple. But we’re holding what we think are very good, new possibilities."

DEALING WITH AMERICAN INDIANS? BUYER BEWARE!

Posted by Steve on October 7, 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

I determined, much to my chagrin, that American Indian tribes are immune from suits. UNLESS you can get them to sign a contract that has language waiving that immunity.



There is a lot of settled law on this issue; however, there are really no remedies for a vendor/supplier or anyone doing business with Indians without the waiver.



The unfortunate aspect is the lack of due process that results when the tribe invokes its sovereign immunity. In other words, you are… Continue

HOW NOT TO DO IT??

Posted by Steve on October 7, 2009 at 12:58pm 0 Comments

Here is a recent email exchange with an editor-in-chief of a major food trade publication: "The point I was trying to make is that it would not benefit us at all, from a business standpoint, to sponsor your publication. We have a controlled circulation and are not trying to drum up new subscribers. Does that make sense?"



This was in response to an inquiry I made about the possibility of either sponsoring an edition of our online magazine, and/or writing an article about the growing… Continue

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