Technomic Announces Strategic Investment in Retail Strategy Firm McMillan Doolittle

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Technomic, Inc.

    CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Technomic, Inc., the Chicago-based
 foodservice consulting firm announced a partnership interest in McMillan
 Doolittle, L.L.P.  Also based in Chicago, McMillan Doolittle serves major
 retailers, including restaurant and supermarket chains, around the world with
 an emphasis on retail strategy and new concept development.
     According to Ron Paul, President of Technomic, "this alliance will
 complement the existing services that Technomic offers its foodservice
 operator clients.  By combining the total retail viewpoint of McMillan
 Doolittle with the foodservice expertise of Technomic, we are truly able to
 offer our clients a unique perspective when developing new concepts or
 assessing current strategies and positioning."
     In addition to its services for foodservice operators, Technomic provides
 proprietary consulting and shared research services for more than 150
 foodservice suppliers and trade associations.  "McMillan Doolittle's expertise
 in in-store merchandising and retail operations will," according to Paul,
 "expand the breadth and depth of our capabilities to our supplier clients."
     Technomic, Inc. is the most recognized and experienced marketing research
 and management consulting firm serving the foodservice industry.  Founded in
 1966, it has a broad and diverse base of domestic and international clients,
 including major manufacturing, distribution and supermarket companies, as well
 as chain restaurants and other foodservice operators, and related trade
 associations.  To learn more about Technomic, visit www.technomic.com .
     McMillan Doolittle L.L.P. was co-founded in 1986 by Sidney N. Doolittle
 and Norm H. McMillan, both recognized for their distinguished careers in
 retailing.  They developed a process of working collaboratively with clients
 to create dynamic new customer-driven retail strategies.  Since 1986, their
 partnership has grown to include more than 100 years of combined retailing
 experience, helping retailers and suppliers worldwide successfully navigate
 the changing marketplace.  To learn more, visit www.mcmillandoolittle.com .
 
 

SOURCE Technomic, Inc.
    CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Technomic, Inc., the Chicago-based
 foodservice consulting firm announced a partnership interest in McMillan
 Doolittle, L.L.P.  Also based in Chicago, McMillan Doolittle serves major
 retailers, including restaurant and supermarket chains, around the world with
 an emphasis on retail strategy and new concept development.
     According to Ron Paul, President of Technomic, "this alliance will
 complement the existing services that Technomic offers its foodservice
 operator clients.  By combining the total retail viewpoint of McMillan
 Doolittle with the foodservice expertise of Technomic, we are truly able to
 offer our clients a unique perspective when developing new concepts or
 assessing current strategies and positioning."
     In addition to its services for foodservice operators, Technomic provides
 proprietary consulting and shared research services for more than 150
 foodservice suppliers and trade associations.  "McMillan Doolittle's expertise
 in in-store merchandising and retail operations will," according to Paul,
 "expand the breadth and depth of our capabilities to our supplier clients."
     Technomic, Inc. is the most recognized and experienced marketing research
 and management consulting firm serving the foodservice industry.  Founded in
 1966, it has a broad and diverse base of domestic and international clients,
 including major manufacturing, distribution and supermarket companies, as well
 as chain restaurants and other foodservice operators, and related trade
 associations.  To learn more about Technomic, visit www.technomic.com .
     McMillan Doolittle L.L.P. was co-founded in 1986 by Sidney N. Doolittle
 and Norm H. McMillan, both recognized for their distinguished careers in
 retailing.  They developed a process of working collaboratively with clients
 to create dynamic new customer-driven retail strategies.  Since 1986, their
 partnership has grown to include more than 100 years of combined retailing
 experience, helping retailers and suppliers worldwide successfully navigate
 the changing marketplace.  To learn more, visit www.mcmillandoolittle.com .
 
 SOURCE  Technomic, Inc.