Bob Candelora

Managing Partner / GM Retail Insights, LLC

Bob is the GM of Retail Insights, LLC, a data management solution company of MPG. With more than 35 years’ experience in driving execution, expanding opportunities, improving efficiencies, and increasing profitability, Bob helps MPG clients develop and implement solutions that address today’s marketplace challenges, with an eye towards tomorrow’s opportunities.

Prior to forming Retail Insights and taking on an Advisory role with MPG, Bob served as Senior Vice President with MPG. Before this, Bob spent 27 years with Pathmark Stores, Inc., serving in various capacities, including Senior Vice President of Nonfoods Pharmacy Merchandising. In this capacity, Bob was responsible for developing and implementing the overall strategy for both Non-Foods and Pharmacy, including category management, procurement, and merchandising activities. Prior to leaving his position at Pathmark, Bob also served as Vice Chairman of GMDC.

At MPG, Bob leverages his deep industry experience with such clients as AmerisourceBergen, National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), Bayer, and Kimberly-Clark, among others.

Bob has an MS in management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.