By Mark Heckman / June 2017Guest Contributor
CEO – Accelerated Merchandising, LLC.
Mark is a retail industry veteran that leverages over 25 years of executive level experience based in retail marketing, brand partnerships, category management practices and consumer research. Mark has worked with a number of highly reputable organizations within the retail supermarket industry. He has served as Director of Marketing Research at Marsh Supermarkets, VP of Marketing for Randall’s Food Markets, MARC Advertising, and Valassis Relationship Marketing Systems. Mark has previously served as both member and chairman of the Food Marketing Institute’s Consumer Research Committee and is currently the CEO of Accelerated Merchandising, LLC. a research-based merchandising company co-founded with Dr. Herb Sorensen. Connect with Mark Heckman or @markaheckman