SPINS Names Lisa Grudzinski to New VP of Retail Development Role

Chicago – September 19, 2016 –SPINS, the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics and consulting for the natural, organic, and specialty products industry, announces the appointment of Lisa Grudzinski to a new Vice President Retail Development role. The creation of the position and Grudzinski’s placement both serve to deepen and renew SPINS’ investment in its retail partners.

Grudzinski brings an extensive history of retail success to the role, including pivotal experience at the start of her tenure with SPINS as an on-site business consultant to Sprouts Farmers Market, one of SPINS’ valued partners in the Natural Channel. Over six years with SPINS, Grudzinski has repeatedly proven her dedication and her aptitude for designing successful partnerships with retailers who are aggressively driving the growth in the industry.

“I could not be more proud of Lisa and her growth within SPINS. Lisa is relentless in her focus, energy, and motivation to help our retail partners succeed,” said SPINS CEO Tony Olson. “We’re fully committed to expanding our network, our resources, and our team to build strong retail relationships. Lisa’s understanding of retailers’ needs, of today’s marketplace dynamics, and of what drives consumer behavior and loyalty make her a natural fit to advance that effort”.

“SPINS’ retailers are essential to the differentiated insights we produce to grow the natural and specialty industry,” Grudzinski said. “It’s my goal to cultivate deeper relationships with our partners, to engage them and help them thrive with valuable business solutions. Now, with this new position and the expansion of our support team, we’re ready to do this better and more broadly than ever before.”

At SPINS, we believe there’s more than meets the eye to data. As the leading provider of retail consumer insights, analytics and consulting for the Natural, Organic and Specialty Products Industry, we strive to transform raw data into intelligent and actionable business solutions. Our mission is to maximize the value of information for growing the natural products industry. We carry out our mission by providing information, insight and a common language for the industry with which to understand and analyze consumer, retail and broad marketplace dynamics.
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