September 12, 2005
News & Opinion: This Week - 9/12/05
Welcome to the week.
We will have an excerpt running from Trader Joe's Adventure starting tomorrow.
And there will be the normal stuff too...
NEWS & OPINION: Two-Buck Chuck, Ten-Clam Cam and more
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 5, 2006, at 4:42 PM – Filed under: Marketing & Sales
I've heard there's some quite unique gourment food at Trader Joe's (which is why I'm impatiently waiting its arrival in Milwaukee). Forbes April 10th issue featured an article on Trader Joe's and mentioned last fall's book The Trader Joe's Adventure. I'm curious to see all the hype as at first glance, it's hard to imagine a ton of people seeking out Ginger Cat Cookies or Jalapeno Blue Cornbread Mix.
EXCERPTS: Trader Joe's Adventure - Part III
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 20, 2005, at 1:41 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
GO YOUR OWN WAY Since being launched by Joe Coulombe nearly four decades ago, Trader Joe's has pretty much defied standard definitions of what a retailer should be and how it should act. By making up its own rules, the company has clearly differentiated itself from the rest of the retail pack. It is nowhere near being a supermarket based on accepted definitions of size and selection.
EXCERPTS: Trader Joe's Adventure - Part II
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 19, 2005, at 9:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
CHAPTER 1- Dare to Be Different If you tuned into Los Angeles classical music station KFAC during the mid-1970s, you likely would have heard an unusual commercial that began something like this: "This is Joe Coulombe with today's words on food and wine. " Coulombe wasn't your everyday news commentator. He was promoting the latest food finds for the fledgling grocery chain he'd founded several years earlier, which had come to be known as Trader Joe's.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: What's Happening This Week in Business Books
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 19, 2005, at 9:09 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
It's the start of another great week. Here's the inside scoop of what's going on in business books this week. Have you ever heard of the store Trader Joe's?
EXCERPTS: Trader Joe's Adventure - Part I
By 800-CEO-READ, published September 19, 2005, at 9:05 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Trader Joe's Adventure: Turning A Unique Approach To Business Into A Retail And Cultural Phenomenon by Len Lewis Dearborn Trade September 2005 356 Pages 1419500139 Trader Joe's is the niche grocery store phenomenon spread throughout the U. S. In this book, Len Lewis tells the adventure stories of Trader Joe's.