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Food City Store Manager Receives National Recognition

Arlie Watson, Jr., store manager of the Gatlinburg, Tenn., Food City was recently chosen as one of ten finalists in Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) … Continue reading

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Food Retail Survey Anticipates Amplified Audit Function Over Five Years

Supermarket audit departments and audit budgets will witness resource expansions congruent to the expanding roles within information technology, retail operations and supply chain departments, … Continue reading

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FMI Applauds Senate Vote on Marketplace Fairness Act that Supports Changing Retail Landscape

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) welcomed the U.S. Senate’s strong support of the Marketplace Fairness Act (S. 743). The legislation garnered 69 votes for final … Continue reading

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New Food Retail Industry Outlook is Personal, Digital and Virtual

Food Retailing 2013: Tomorrow’s Trends Delivered Today, unveiled by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), is an analytical expression of the future of the supermarket … Continue reading

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FMI Announces 2013 Store Manager Award Winners

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) honored four grand prize winners for its 13th annual Store Manager Award presentation at FMI’s professional development conference, Future … Continue reading

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Meeting of the minds

Industry officials call GMDC’s spring conference a must-attend event for anyone in the supermarket HBC business. Continue reading

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Food Retailers Unite to Emphasize Common Sense Nutrition Information

Grocery retailers met today with their members of Congress to continue building support for the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (H.R. 1249), which addresses … Continue reading

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Grocers Gather in Washington to Advocate on Supermarket Industry Issues

Grocery retailers, wholesalers and food industry state association executives representing more than 30 states assembled in Washington, DC today to urge Congress to act … Continue reading

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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

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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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