Tag Archives: Food Marketing Institute

FMI Opposes USDA’s Unreasonably Burdensome COOL Rule

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) submitted comments today to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that criticize the scope of labeling required by proposed changes … 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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Observations from FMI Mid-Winter

At the FMI Mid-Winter conference in Scottsdale. Some interesting observations. First, while much of the country struggles with way-below freezing temperatures you can’t beat … Continue reading

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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

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Food Marketing Institute Reports on Retail Industry Food Bank Donations

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Feeding America released a report underscoring the critical contribution food retailers make to their respective communities through their support … Continue reading

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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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Equipment and design leaders

As retailers ramp up their investments in equipment and store development, Grocery Headquarters takes a look as some of the latest innovations in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Retail Executive of the Year

Steve Smith, K-VA-T’s president and CEO, follows his father’s example of community involvement. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Cover Stories

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 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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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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Nonfoods Talk: Playing catch-up

Wellness has been on consumers’ minds for nearly a generation. A new conference next year is geared to helping retailers gain more insight into … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Cooked— and cleaned—to perfection

Retailers are looking for cooking equipment that is easy to use and simple to clean. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

FMI Forms Partnership with TopSource

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces its strategic business partnership with TopSource LLC, a sourcing company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Topco Associates LLC. This … Continue reading

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