Vendor Relations and Life Lessons with Kroger’s Tom Arigi | Ep. 45

2Cents on 2Things podcastJoin LPM’s Kevin McMenimen as he chats with Tom Arigi, director of asset protection for Kroger. In this episode, Arigi gives his 2Cents on 2Things starting with what are some of the characteristics of a true vendor partner and how strong listening skills and trust are at the center of great retailer-vendor relations. For his second topic, Arigi gets personal as he shares his favorite hobby and some of the life lessons learned from his parents.

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As with all our 2Cents on 2Things podcasts, our guest promotes his favorite charity Freestore Foodbank and their mission to eliminate hunger in Cincinnati by partnering with the community to provide nutritious food, connections to support services, and offering a pathway from crisis to stability.

Last, but not the least, Arigi talks about what he really wanted to do for a living and how he might achieve his dream when he retires from retail.

This series is sponsored by Prime Communications whose Prime Secured solutions provide retailers with a safe and secured environment for employees, visitors, and physical assets. Listen to the podcast above or click below to watch the video of this discussion.


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