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FMI and Matrix Group Launch Video on the Rise of Supermarket RDs

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Matrix Group, a digital agency specializing in web design, development and e-marketing, released of a new animated video as … Continue reading

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FMI, GMA Release CPG Industry Brand Protection Report

The Trading Partner Alliance of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the release of the 2013 best practices guideline … Continue reading

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Ninth Annual Power of Meat Study Highlights Opportunities for Retailers

Shoppers place high importance on value, quality and variety when making purchasing decisions in the meat aisle, according to the Power of Meat survey … Continue reading

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FMI’s Debuts Supermarket Facts Video

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Matrix Group, a digital agency specializing in web design, development and e-marketing in the Washington D.C. area, announce the … Continue reading

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Southern style sizzle

The meat industry gathers in Atlanta for the 2014 Annual Meat Conference. Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Submits FSMA Comments to FDA

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of its ongoing pursuit to help enhance public … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation Raises $800,000 and Bolsters Family Meals Campaign Commitment

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation recently hosted its third annual gala event, which celebrated the accomplishments and investments of the food retail industry … Continue reading

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InterBev and FMI to Co-Locate Premier Events

NürnbergMesse North America (NMNA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the co-location of InterBev Beverage 2014 with FMI Connect: The Global Food Retail … Continue reading

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SQF to Require Unannounced Audits

The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a division of the Food Marketing Institute, announced the incorporation of an unannounced audit protocol to be included … Continue reading

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Matrix Group and FMI Help Get the Facts Straight

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Matrix Group, a leading web design, development and e-marketing agency in the Washington D.C. area, announce the release of … Continue reading

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FMI and ReposiTrak Partner to Provide Food Safety Traceability Platform for Food Retailers

ReposiTrak, a food and drug safety solution backed by retail technology experts Park City Group and international food safety and health consultants Leavitt Partners, … Continue reading

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FMI Announces Douglas Baker as Vice President of Private Brands

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has announced Douglas E. Baker as its vice president of private brands. A recognized leader with nearly three decades of … Continue reading

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FMI Initiates 2013 Community Outreach Award Program

To recognize and honor the food retail industry’s role as neighborhood partners in service initiatives, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is now accepting nominations for … Continue reading

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FMI Accepting Nominations for Annual Store Manager Awards

To recognize exceptional supermarket store managers who generate sales growth, provide great customer service, contribute to attaining company goals and who are an integral … Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Clarifies Hunger Program Funding During Shutdown

Jennifer Hatcher, Food Marketing Institute (FMI) senior vice president of government and public affairs, issued the following statement in order to clarify hunger program … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh Forge Three-Year Commitment for Chicago Trade Events

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) have announced a three-year agreement to co-locate the organizations’ respective trade shows: … Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry’s Take on FSMA Proposed Rules

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Regulatory Counsel Erik Lieberman, representing the nation’s food retailers and wholesalers, emphasized the commitment of the supermarket industry to strengthening … Continue reading

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Supplier Diversity, Minority Inclusion Imperative to Food Retailer Growth

The combined purchasing power of minorities in the U.S. exceeded $3 trillion in 2011 and is projected to reach $3.6 trillion by 2015, according … Continue reading

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Energy boost

The FMI Energy & Store Development Conference offers retailers a host of solutions. The pressure has never been higher for retailers to contain energy … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Associations Launch Ad Campaign Against Patent Trolls

The Internet Association (IA), National Restaurant Association (NRA), National Retail Federation (NRF) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) launched a print and radio advertising … Continue reading

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FMI Redesigns its Premier Event

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) recently redesigned its annual event in order to forecast the future of food retailing. FMI’s newly reformatted tradeshow, FMI Connect, … Continue reading

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FMI Welcomes Supermarket Chef’s to Showdown

The annual Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) Supermarket Chef Showdown is now accepting applicants. Supermarket Chefs can enter their recipes in up to five categories … Continue reading

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FMI Appoints New Chief Collaboration Officer

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has appointed Mark Baum as senior vice president of industry relations and chief collaboration officer. In this newly designed function, Baum … Continue reading

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For safe keeping

Research shows food safety is a top concern for consumers. Is the industry doing enough? Consumers ask themselves a lot of questions when considering … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Upfront

Food Forum: Standardizing store cleanliness through sustainability

Retailers can realize numerous benefits when cleaning remains consistent and sustainable.  For grocery stores with multiple locations, maintaining a brand standard is essential for … Continue reading

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