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Coworking with Mark Johnson

He’s Partner, Sales, at ReposiTrak.
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Mark Johnson

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Mark Johnson worked across wholesale grocery at companies like UNFI and C&S Wholesale Grocers before joining ReposiTrak last year, working with companies like Albertsons and Ahold Delhaize on regulatory compliance.

How would you describe your job to someone who doesn’t work in retail? I work behind the scenes ensuring retailers, distributors, and manufacturers minimize risk by keeping food safety and other regulatory documents in compliance. The boring/mundane stuff nobody wants to think about—not sexy, but super-duper important.

One thing we can’t guess about your job from your LinkedIn profile? I love hockey and played 14 years of Beer League ice hockey.

What’s your favorite project you’ve worked on? The acquisition of a $1 billion company into a $3 billion company and the integration of personnel, systems, and processes without suffering more than 5% acquired employee attrition.

Which emerging retail trend are you most excited about right now, and why? Bringing AI decision-making to ease shopping pains.

What’s your go-to coffee order? Jumbo vanilla latte only half-sweetened.

Worst piece of advice you’ve received? Try to only manage your email inbox once per day.

What was your favorite retail product when you were 15, and what’s your favorite retail product now? At 15, Nabisco Chicken in a Biskit crackers. Now, anything with the word “Traeger.”

Retail news that keeps industry pros in the know

Retail Brew delivers the latest retail industry news and insights surrounding marketing, DTC, and e-commerce to keep leaders and decision-makers up to date.