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NAMA Foundation Debuts Pantry Services Research

CHICAGO – January 29, 2019 – Today the NAMA Foundation debuted its new research e-guide on pantry services – Leveraging Pantry Services to Retain Talent.

With unemployment at an all-time low, many employers are looking at new ways to recruit and retain talent. One of the ways companies are expanding their benefits is through an employer-sponsored program call Pantry Services.

Funded by the NAMA Foundation, this e-guide will walk you through the ways you can sell clients on pantry services, highlighting challenges to consider and providing tips on maintaining your very own pantry. Featuring key information from leading pantry experts, this is the perfect tool to help you start expanding your business lines.

“Your future is our focus at the NAMA Foundation, and we strive to provide the industry with customized research to help you stay on top of the latest trends for business growth,” said Terri Bruce, Director of the NAMA Foundation.

“Secondary research shows that 48% of survey respondents said they would weigh the availability of free food at work into their decision to accept a new job. Providing pantry services to employees helps create a more desirable and efficient work environment and helps retain high-performing talent. The Foundation is providing this Pantry Services e-guide as a value-add to operators looking to enter this new emerging market and advance their business,” she concluded.”

You can purchase a copy of Leveraging Pantry Services to Retain Talent in the NAMA Store under “Reports/Research,” here. Rates are $39 for members, $79 for non-members.

NAMA represents the $34.9 billion U.S. Convenience Services Industry. By providing advocacy, education, and research, NAMA works to promote and protect the industry’s over 160,000 hardworking employees. Through traditional vending and micro markets, office coffee and pantry services, product manufacturing, and small-drop distribution, convenience services meets the needs of over 40 million American consumers daily at work, home, school, and play.

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