Thought Leadership

The Hale Group is a leader in identifying emerging issues, trends and strategic processes.

With our research capabilities, analysis and industry perspective, we provide insights and new points of view. We strive to understand the drivers of marketplace dynamics. We explore innovative business models and alternative solutions. We are committed to challenging both our clients and the industry as a whole.

Our leadership team regularly publishes articles and white papers on current or emerging subject matters. We invite you to read and download our Strategic Initiatives, white papers and abstracts of our industry research.

  • What’s New

    Bob Ludwig recently gave a speech to a group of investors on the implications of the emergence of Big Data in Agriculture. See the slides from his speech

    The Hale Group, working with International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) Strategic Issues Series, developed a White Paper: GPOs in Foodservice - Landscape & Growth Opportunities to help our clients navigate this growing market trend.
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    Bill Hale presented at the June 19 IFMA Strategic Issues Series: Foodservice Distributors of the Future, the Evolution of the Foodservice Distribution Sector.
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  • Watch Bill Hale’s Interview with The Food Channel