Why HS&R

A seasoned blend of experience, passion, execution and ongoing optimization keeps HS&R on the cutting-edge of the industry. Couple that with deep roots and relationships all over the West and you have a team that can take your brand to the next level.

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Core Values

HS&R holds several values very closely. These values drive the HS&R team to be both proactive, engaging, and smart. With decades of industry experience, HS&R commands a demanding authority on the topic of sales and marketing throughout the food and grocery space. This topic authority keeps HS&R as a forerunner in terms of strategy, creativity, and adaptation in the market. At the core, HS&R always stays focused on the details.

Entrepreneurial

HS&R is focused on being proactive and always optimizing ways to grow incremental volume for clients. The team wakes up everyday with a passion and drive for clients.

Execution

It's one thing to have a great plan, it's another thing entirely to efficiently execute that plan. HS&R focuses on deriving an optimal plan specific to the needs of each client and then properly acting on that plan from the top all the way to the shelf.

Accessibility

While some offer solutions that pinpoint one vertical or component of the sales and marketing process, HS&R provides clients with key customer penetration at all levels. Having access from retail headquarters down to the store shelves makes a huge impact.

Innovation & Evolution

Proven and dependable processes are at the core of product and brand success. At HS&R we are researching and collaborating with partners to consistently improve and remain innovative. HS&R recognizes that:

  1. The marketplace adapts to consumer demand and preferences
  2. Advancements in technology are occurring at a continuous pace
  3. Physical and online stores are offering improvements to client and customer engagement.

By following both small and large advancements and opportunities, we're achieving better and more optimal solutions for each and every client. 

Coverage

HS&R is committed to driving sales growth in the western US and the rest of the United States through our marketing partners. The specialists at HS&R are Western US specialists with deep rooted relationships and experience driving sales with our retail partners.

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Retail Partners

kehe
worldmarket
raley
C&s wholesale
superstore
tonys
unfi
lucky
foodmart
grocery-outlet-bargain-market
savemart
safeway
albertsons
dpi specialty foods
vons
food4less
kehe
starterbros
pavilions
unfi
ralphs
northgate market
superior-grocers
smartfinal
wincon
albersons-companies
unfi
c&s wholesales
nwg
tonys
safeway
haggen
albertsons
kehe
qfc
urm
new-seasons
wbx
fredmeyer
albertsons
dpi specialty foods
frys
food city
sprouts
kehe
unfi
bashas
safeway
king-soopers
albertsons

Business Management Tools


  • Acoustic Vendor Plus Seat
  • UNFI/Tony’s/Kehe Vendor Portals
  • Promotion /Display Tracking
  • Trade Management Systems

Pricing validation

  • Regular retail
  • Promotional Validation
  • Weekly Ad Tracking

Accurate Forecasting and Program Evaluations


  • Syndicated Data Price point, spending, and volume analysis
  • Annual/Semi-Annual/Quarterly net realized pricing analysis
  • Engage all stakeholders to deliver timely accurate forecasts

Schematic Analysis and Headquarter Follow Up


  • Schematic Access
  • Validate that the new and current items are included in the appropriate schematics
  • Schematic Development Software