Self-study: Restructurings in the Grocery Industry

Based on live webinar of April 30, 2014

In this program, a panel of professionals with extensive experience in various aspects of grocery transactions and restructurings discusses trends in the industry leading to challenges to certain retailers and suppliers. The presentation includes the outlook for various formats and footprints of grocery retailers and how each type can address current market dynamics. Specific initiatives that can be pursued in the near term to improve profitability are also covered.

Learning Objectives
After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe major trends in the grocery industry leading to challenges for retailers and suppliers.
  2. Discuss issues and impacts of financial trends evinced in 1) robust mergers and acquisitions activity and 2) increased lending.
  3. Identify specific initiatives that can be pursued in the near term to improve profitability.


Teri Stratton, CIRA, Piper Jaffray & Co. (Moderator)

Mark Gross, Surry Investment Advisors LLC

Jeffrey Hyland, Capstone Advisory Group LLC

Matthew Morris, The Food Partners

Price $65
CPE Credit Recommended, 1 CPE Credit hour(s), field of study—Accounting - Technical;
Knowledge level Basic—Most beneficial to CPAs and other financial advisors new to a skill or attribute, including individuals at staff or entry level in an organization as well as seasoned professionals who desire increased knowledge in the subject matter.
Additional Info Online registration and payment of fee will allow materials to sent to the participant’s email address and the participant must submit request for CPE credit after completing the requirements (instructions enclosed with materials). Presenters’ PowerPoint slides for reference are included with materials. If unable to register online, participants may call AIRA’s office at (541) 858-1665 to order.
Format Digital Materials
Prerequisites None
Advance prep None

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Question Resolution

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National Registry of CPE Sponsors

Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for group training on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

NASBA CPE Credits are made available and awarded for AIRA group training that complies with the Statement on Standards for CPE Programs. In accordance with these Standards, relevant group training details are disclosed to learners in advance via email invitations, registration websites, or other similar advance announcements.

AIRA’s CPE Sponsor ID Numbers:

  • NASBA National Registry: 103243
  • Texas State Board of Public Accountancy: 003242

Complaints regarding NASBA National Registry CPE Sponsors may be submitted to NASBA via their website, State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of CPE Credits for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).