Tag Archives: FMI

FMI Annouces Store Manager Award Finalists

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today FMI’s 14th annual Store Manager Awards’ finalists. FMI will select four grand prize winners among the 10 … Continue reading

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Food Marketing Institute Announces Support for SHIELD Act

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced its support for H.R. 845, the SHIELD Act. The bill, currently before the House Judiciary Committee, would establish … Continue reading

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FMI Argues USDA COOL Rule Increases Burdens on Food Retailers and Consumers

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Regulatory Counsel Erik Lieberman made the following statement today on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed rule that further … Continue reading

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Annual Power of Meat Consumer Survey: Price Still Important, Need for Convenience Growing

Price and value continue to lead meat purchasing decisions however, the focus on price is no longer as strong as it has been in … Continue reading

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Meating up in Music City

Stocked with innovative merchandising ideas, new products and samples galore, AMI’s Annual Meat Conference is around the corner. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Coca-Cola Refreshments’ Joe Burke Honored with FMI’s Albers Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today recognized an outstanding trading partner advocate in the food retail community, Joe Burke, vice president of retail industry affairs … Continue reading

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Unified Grocers CEO Al Plamann Receives Humanitarian Industry Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today announced the recipient of the Herbert Hoover Award, CEO of Unified Grocers, Inc., Alfred Plamann. At this year’s FMI … Continue reading

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A vision for 2020

Food retailing continues to undergo major changes. Some of the industry’s top executives offer insights and opportunities. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Cover Stories

CPG Manufacturers and Retailers Issue Digital Coupon Guidelines to Combat Fraud

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and National Grocers Association (NGA) released guidelines designed to promote model practices in the “end-to-end” … Continue reading

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FMI and United Fresh to Co-Locate 2014 Tradeshows

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and United Fresh Produce Association are proud to announce the co-location of their 2014 conventions, June 10-13 in Chicago. … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation to Award $100,000 in Grants to Fund Healthy Eating Initiatives At Schools

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation awarded $100,000 to Fuel Up to Play 60’s (FUTP 60) Healthy Lifestyle Grant program in an effort to encourage … Continue reading

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Shifting Shopper Behavior

Rising from the ashes of the recession, shoppers are hitting the stores with their smartphones and a new attitude. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Prevention Magazine and Food Marketing Institute Reveal 20th Annual Shopping For Health Survey Results

Nutrition continues to drive decision making in supermarket aisles across the country, according to Shopping for Health 2012, the 20th in a yearly study … Continue reading

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H.R. 4367 Passes U.S. House and Garners Bipartisan Support

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today lauds the advancement of legislation to update the Electronic Funds Transfer Act. The bill, H.R. 4367, would abolish the … Continue reading

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A clear view of food safety

As transparency becomes the norm, manufacturers and retailers are making adjustments to provide a farm-to-fork view of the food supply. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Cover Stories

FMI Reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Constitutionality of the 2010 Health Care Reform Law

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable … Continue reading

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REMIS shows off its Curves

REMIS America launched its semi-vertical refrigerated door, the Curve XL, at the recent FMI2012 show in Dallas. The insulated sliding glass door was featured … Continue reading

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Retailers Happy with FMI2012

A survey of retailers attending the just-concluded FMI2012, the Food Retail Show in Dallas last week found a growing interest in an annual trade … Continue reading

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FMI Food Retail Show 2012

The Food Marketing Institute’s Food Retail Show 2012 was a hit. It was packed with food, equipment and packaging manufacturers, all featuring something hot … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2012 Attendees Honor Best New Products

United Fresh, AMI and FMI attendees chose this year’s New Product Award winners from 27 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations in the categories of … Continue reading

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FMI Establishes Industry Toolkit on Sustainable Seafood Sourcing

At the FMI2012 Sustainability Solutions Center, the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released its first Sustainable Seafood Toolkit, a free resource providing food retail answers … Continue reading

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Inaugural FMI Foundation Gala Raises $685,000

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation hosted its inaugural Industry Leadership Dinner, raising $685,000 through the support of its food retailer members, suppliers and esteemed … Continue reading

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FMI Speaks: The State of the Food Retail Industry

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) previewed the findings of its 2012 U.S. Grocery Shopper trends research in a presentation by FMI President and CEO … Continue reading

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FMI Announces Grand Prize Winners of 2012 Store Manager Awards

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the 12th annual Store Manager Award Grand Prize Winners at FMI2012. The three winners were chosen from nine … Continue reading

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Sounding Board: Do these trends have legs?

Retailers need to sift through a lot of fly-by-night offerings to find ones that will bring in business. There are just some food trends … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Columns