Keebler/Kelloggs having nationwide meeting end of august to address snack sales decline. (No rumor- Confirmed). This date is no coincidence as Aug. 28 will be 1 year since DSD was terminated and right before Nabisco DSD will most likely end. The 1 year meets federal guidelines for union & mass layoffs and they signed only a 1 year exclusive contract with many warehouses in certain market areas. They could legally re-boot DSD entirely but most likely in select markets only, congested areas like metro NY etc., where warehousing is not working well, but without 90% of their previous overhead and capitalize on Nabisco's eventual exit as Nabisco did to them. Trailers would go directly to master distributors who would provide in store merchandising & DSD at their expense not Kellogg's. All this is the FIRST answer to big box retailers demanding lower prices in response to internet company intrusion in the retail food market as well as securing their bottom line as food tastes are changing as they figure out how to change with it. It's inevitable Nabisco will follow the same model as well as other big DSD entities.
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the delta between what K saved when they laid off the DSD organization and what they lost is sales is not even close. K is making bank. Sections look like Sh--
Sales are down 6-23% in congested markets. Many stores only ordering 10-15 skews. Post what you know not what you think.
How can you have improved sale when there are no displays to be found in stores???
Fake news... Kellogg snacks are showing improved results since DSD ended. No way Kellogg is going back to DSD.
Any news of Kelloggs failing, whether it's a rumor or not, is good news to me. Eff Kellogg's, Ernie and Tony can slurp on a big fat one.
The teamsters have recall rights for two years.
Who cares, move on people. They did us all a favor, go get a real job.
Its amazing how if you read both threads this and mondelez how there is definitely people post in both poseing to work for the other.
Same thing was posted on Mondelez layoff page!