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Grocery Apps Can Build Customer Loyalty

Consumers download smartphone apps developed by grocery retailers for two basic reasons: savings and convenience. Yet, these motivators are quickly matched by consumer enjoyment … Continue reading

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FMI Launches Inaugural Power of Produce Study

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released its inaugural report at FMI Connect, The Power of Produce 2015, which explores changes in shoppers’ produce purchasing trends … Continue reading

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Sounding Board: Respect-ability

Mutual respect between managers and employees can only be accomplished through building relationships and trust. There is an old saying—“What goes around, comes around.” … Continue reading

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Global Sustainability Summit: The Next Level in Sustainability

What are you doing to strengthen your sustainability efforts—now, and for the future? Are you ready for the next wave of consumers who demand … Continue reading

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Flexible Equipment for Grocery Service Counters and Fresh Food Weighing Areas Displayed at FMI Connect 2015

At the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) retail show this year in Booth #3151, METTLER TOLEDO will present its latest retail concepts and products to … Continue reading

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FMI’s Donald H. MacManus Award Given to California Executives for Public Affairs Excellence

In an historic recognition of achievement for the food retail industry, two association executives received the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Donald H. MacManus Award … Continue reading

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FoodKeeper Application Launches

The U.S. Food Waste Challenge calls on organizations spanning the food supply chain to join the fight against food waste. In advance of World … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Identified as Wellness Destination

For the third year, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) surveyed food retailers on how they are meeting the needs of shoppers who are seeking healthier … Continue reading

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Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate More Than 5,000 Pounds of Meat and Poultry Products to Nashville Food Project

Exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference (AMC), hosted by the North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) this week in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Study Shows the Power of Meat Remains Strong

Meat and poultry products remain among the top choices for shoppers at retail. The tenth annual Power of Meat study, published by the Food Marketing … Continue reading

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FMI Community Outreach Awards Honor Food Retailers

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the four winners of its 2014 Community Outreach Awards. The awards recognize the creative, charitable programs established and … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Chefs to Compete in 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown

Fifteen top grocery store chefs from around the country will compete to be named the Grand Champion of the 2015 Supermarket Chef Showdown during … Continue reading

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Associated Grocers of Florida Adopts ReposiTrak

ReposiTrak, a provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, announced that the seventh member of ROFDA (Retailer … Continue reading

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FMI and SJU Peck Fellow Study Scans Perceptions among Grocery App Users

A new study has found that the more active a shopper is with social media, the less likely it is that shopper will use … Continue reading

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Industry Releases Analysis of U.S. Food Waste

Trade associations representing the nation’s food retailers, food manufacturers and restaurants launched a series of infographics that represent the key findings of a new … Continue reading

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FMI and Alchemy Release New SafeMark Food Safety Manager Course

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Alchemy Systems have collaborated with retail food safety directors to create an online, interactive training course, SafeMark Food Safety … Continue reading

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FMI Urges Legislative Solution on COOL Meat Labeling Dispute

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement from director of government relations Andrew Harig on the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) release of its compliance … Continue reading

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FMI Gold Plate Awards Highlights Food Retail Mealtime Programs

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is proud to recognize our retailer and wholesaler members who are helping their customers easily make family mealtime a … Continue reading

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FMI Connect 2014

Thousands of supermarket executives, retail buyers, consultants and other industry officials descended upon Chicago for the FMI/United Fresh/Inter-Bev convention. Continue reading

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FMI Partners with Greater Chicago Food Depository During Trade Show

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) teamed up with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to support local hunger relief during its annual show, FMI Connect … Continue reading

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Partnership for Food Safety Education Launches ProducePro Campaign

The nonprofit Partnership for Food Safety Education is introducing ProducePro, a new campaign intended to support consumers with important home practices for the safe … Continue reading

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FMI Annual Trends Analysis Reveals Change in both Primary Store and Shopper

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has released its annual analysis of U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, presented by FMI president and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin … Continue reading

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Sense on the Dollar

If you listen closely, you can hear the sounds of lawyers and government watchdogs salivating. It’s about a potential merger between the two big … Continue reading

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FMI Names New Vice President of Fresh Foods

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has appointed Richard (Rick) Stein as vice president of fresh foods. In this newly created position, Stein will be … Continue reading

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FMI’s New Resource: Making the Business Case for Sustainability

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces the release of a new sustainability resource to assist food retailers in defining, communicating and engaging senior executives.  Making … Continue reading

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