My name is Darren and you’re at the home of Sticky Learning – MBM – Trainers to the UK Grocery Industry.
My game is a story of two halves. ‘Cottage cheese buying assistant’, was my title when I began my career at Sainsbury’s from 1990 to 2002. During that time I progressed to Category Manager buying and managing buying teams responsible for frozen, chilled convenience foods, and fruit. One of my favourite times was managing the chilled ready meals category because we beat M&S, for the first time ever.
Making Business Matter was founded by me in 2002 to bring suppliers and supermarkets closer together. This is still the principle that holds true for everyone here at MBM. We train companies of suppliers to the big four supermarkets, to help them secure profitable wins, using our unique training method ‘Sticky Learning’. Our most popular training courses are: