Stagnito Media Launching Hispanic Retail 360 Magazine

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Stagnito Media, parent company of Convenience Store News, Progressive Grocer, The Gourmet Retailer and the Hispanic Retail 360 Summit, will launch in April the first issue of Hispanic Retail 360 Magazine, a quarterly publication serving the retailer community across all trade channels.

The new publication is part of Stagnito’s multi-platform Hispanic Retail 360 information portal plan.

“Stagnito Media already plays a leadership role in providing market data, case studies and networking opportunities to the retailer community through its Hispanic Retail 360 Summit, now in its seventh year,” said Don Longo, editorial director. “Through development of a Retailer Advisory Board of retailers representing leading chains in grocery, convenience, drug, dollar and specialty store retailing, along with key contacts made with leading Hispanic marketing experts over the past six years, Hispanic Retail 360 has access to the thought leaders in the Hispanic marketing field and understands the major issues faced by retailers trying to grow their business with the Hispanic population.”

In addition, “Convenience Store News and Progressive Grocer magazines provide Stagnito with audience reach into the supermarket and convenience store industries, along with the consumer product goods companies that serve those industries,” said Michael Hatherill, publisher, adding that the Hispanic Retail 360 management team has unique and in-depth knowledge and experience in meeting the needs of retail marketing executives working in the Hispanic market.

Hispanic Retail 360 will be a stand-alone magazine polybagged with Convenience Store News, Progressive Grocer and The Gourmet Retailer magazines, reaching more than 20,000 C-suite executives and owners in convenience, grocery and specialty food and kitchenware retailing.

Content in the inaugural issue will include:
• A look at what the implications to retailers of the 2010 Census numbers.
• The future of fresh food sales to Hispanics.
• An interview with Teresa Iglesias-Solomon, vice president, Hispanic Initiative for Best Buy.
• A profile of Mi Pueblo Food Centers, operators of 17 award-winning Hispanic grocery stores in Northern California.
• Articles on marketing wireless telephone services and household cleaning products to Hispanic consumers.
• Market facts and expert columns from leading authorities on Hispanic retailing.

In addition to the Hispanic Retail 360 Summit – being held Aug. 10-12 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, in La Jolla, Calif. – Stagnito’s integrated Hispanic Retail 360 media platform includes a bi-weekly Hispanic Retail 360 News & Trends digital newsletter and a 24/7 Web site at

New product announcements and other news releases of interest to retailers targeting Hispanic consumers should be sent to Don Longo at [email protected].

For more information or to become a charter advertiser, please contact: Michael Hatherill at (201) 855-7610 or[email protected].

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