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The Pentallect partners’ personal executive experience coupled with their reputation as provocative and outside-the-box thought leaders have made their pragmatic advice, opinions and insights some of the most sought after in the food industry. Pentallect’s team is proud to regularly be quoted in leading publications.
by Gary Karp | August 8, 2018 In the Pentallect POV published October 18, 2017, we highlighted the purchase of Avendra by Aramark. In that POV we mentioned many of the large foodservice GPOs and estimated Foodbuy GPO managed spend at approximately $20-22 billion,...read more
by Bob Goldin | Rob Veidenheimer July 2, 2018 Pentallect has thoroughly analyzed the recent sales and profit performance of over 50 publicly traded food companies that operate in all major industry channels – food and beverage manufacturers, alcoholic beverage...read more
by Barry Friends | Bob Goldin May 14, 2018 As residents of cold weather climates (Chicago and Minneapolis), the writers are all too aware of the dampening effects adverse winter weather can have on consumer behavior and of the mobility restrictions it imposes. As we...read more
by Gary Karp April 30, 2018 Recently, several articles have been published that indicate a renewed momentum in food retailing toward private label share growth. Generally speaking, whether in retail or foodservice, growth in brand share itself is an important key...read more
by Barry Friends | Bob Goldin February 20, 2018 Sysco, US Foods (USF) and Performance Food Group (PFG) have released their latest quarterly results, and they are, in a word, impressive. The companies are continuing to achieve revenue, case volume and profit growth...read more
by Bill Caskey | Barry Friends | Bob Goldin January 11, 2018 For the past several years, independent restaurants have enjoyed considerable and hard- earned success and gained share. Many factors contributed to their growth: creativity, clever marketing, favorable...read more