We are creating the future…by enabling the digital transformation of food retailing.

Innovative Thinking. Infinite Opportunity.

Innovative Thinking. Infinite Opportunity.

We are innovative thinkers, but we are better implementers. We are strategists and agents of change. We are technology integrators. We are a start-up with over a century of history and centuries of experience. We are diverse. We are curious. We are relentlessly straightforward. We believe we live in a world of infinite possibility and opportunity. And we believe everyone and every organization can be better. We are driven and we hate to lose. Maybe most importantly, we are passionate about food retailing…and we want to be one of your most trusted partners.

Shopper Focused

We focus on shoppers, what they buy, and the environments in which they buy. We combine innovative thinking and proven technologies to deliver real value to customers and the shoppers they serve. Strategists, innovators, and technology integrators come together to enable retailers to not only effectively compete, but to continuously drive tangible bottom line results that positively impact loyalty, revenue, and profitability.

Enabling the Digital Transformation of a Food Retailing Business

Enabling the Digital Transformation of a Food Retailing Business

We understand enabling the digital transformation of a food retailing business is a journey. It starts with a vision and a strategy to get there. It requires decisions on options, execution of tactics, and a constant re-evaluation of a dynamic landscape and its implications. It demands effective execution. Overarching every decision is how to lead an organization through change. And every organization is unique.

We understand this and are with our customers through every step, from vision creation to tracking results. We start every engagement with questions. Thoughtful questions. We seek first to understand. It is the start of our journey towards adding value. And we do this at every step.

Why We Are Different

People
We are agile. We are flexible. We are creative thinkers. We are practical in our approach and our implementation. Our experience gives us perspective. Our skills drive performance. Our knowledge helps maximize results.


Perspective
We bring a distinctive view to the challenges and the opportunities for improvement in food retailing. Perhaps most importantly, we apply that perspective to uniquely maximize the success of each of our customers.


Performance
We believe consistent, ethical, value-adding performance is the cornerstone of successful, long term relationships. As food retail and technology experts, we are committed to delivering results that create superior value. We drive performance in all aspects of our business so we can enable excellence in yours.

Our Team

We are only as good as the people in our business. To that end, we continue to build diversity of thought and experience and perspective with every member of our team. Combined with an intense passion, intellectual curiosity, and hating to lose, we think the combination creates differentiation. For us. But most importantly, for you.

President

Michael J. Higgins

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Mike is responsible for leading the Aperion business. He has spent the last 15+ years in various roles in the food retailing industry. In addition to his current role, he has over 25 years of general management, sales, marketing, and planning experience, covering industries as diverse as perishable supply chain management, microbiological food safety, security / access control, and professional services. His experience crosses small start-up environments to large, multi-national organizations and has been focused on dynamically growing organizations and leading strategic change.

Mike received his BS from Indiana University and his MBA from the University of Connecticut.

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Vice President, Sales

Michael P. Flynn

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Mike is responsible for leading the Aperion sales organization. He has over 25 years of retail experience in the food, drug, mass and convenience store channels. Mike has held various executive leadership roles within CPG and Marketing Services companies. He has worked with both National and Regional accounts developing and executing real time, innovative, omni-channel solutions driving sales and loyalty.

Mike received his BS degree from Missouri State University

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Director of Operations

John E. Casey

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John is responsible for ensuring successful deployment and support of all Aperion retail technology. His background encompasses Leadership, Client/Vendor Management, Business Development, Technical Operations and Field Support. Throughout his career John has held roles as a strategic partner, to key national and regional retailers in the convenience store, drug, grocery and mass merchandise categories. He has also held both agency and corporate advertising positions within several national retail organizations. His experience encompasses development and deployment of solutions, based upon data driven conclusions, that deliver results. 

John received his BS from Iowa State University and his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School.  

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