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FMI Narrows its Store Manager Award Candidates

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) selected nine finalists for the 12th annual Store Manager Awards competition, which identifies exceptional store managers who generate sales growth, … Continue reading

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United Fresh Joins with FMI for Exclusive Independent Operator Opportunities

United Fresh Produce Association is joining forces with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Independent Operators Committee to deliver increased value to independent supermarkets at … Continue reading

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FMI’s Private Brands Summit Encourages Retailers to Think Like a Customer

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) will feature the 2012 Private Brands Summit, taking place alongside FMI2012: The Food Retail Show, in Dallas. The Summit … Continue reading

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FMI and GMDC Partnering on Health and Wellness Conference

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Global Market Development Center (GMDC) announced plans for the two associations to partner in offering a comprehensive conference in … Continue reading

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Food Marketing Institute’s Annual Health & Wellness Conference Covers Entire Wellness Spectrum

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces a new approach to its Health & Wellness Conference, taking place March 18 -21 in Orlando, Fla., that responds … Continue reading

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FMI Study Reveals the Economic Impact of Allowing Wine Sales

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released a study that demonstrates the positive, economic impact of permitting wine sales in the 8,489 food stores doing … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Issue Report Demonstrating the Costs Associated with Shouldering Debit Card Fraud-Prevention

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued a report that examines the extent to which FMI’s food retailer members are paying a disproportionately higher amount … Continue reading

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FMI William H. Albers Award Presented to Campbell’s Douglas R. Conant

Douglas R. Conant, former president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, received the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) William H. Albers Industry Relations Award for … Continue reading

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Social Value

Did you ever wish you could sit at the cool kids’ table when you were in high school? Well, now you can thanks to … Continue reading

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FMI Robert B. Wegman Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence Presented to Danny Wegman

Danny Wegman, CEO of Wegmans Food Markets, received the inaugural Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Robert B. Wegman Award in honor of his entrepreneurial leadership … Continue reading

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FMI Presents Sidney R. Rabb Award to K-VA-T’s Steven Smith

Steven C. Smith, president and CEO of K-VA-T Food Stores, received the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) highest recognition, the Sidney R. Rabb Award, for … Continue reading

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FMI Presents Herbert Hoover Award to Richard Parkinson, Associated Food Stores

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) honored Richard Parkinson, former president and CEO of Associated Food Stores, with the FMI Herbert Hoover Award for his … Continue reading

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FMI Applauds Merchant Advisory Group Payments Roadmap

On behalf of the nation’s retail and wholesale grocers, the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) supports efforts by the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) to bring … Continue reading

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Former First Lady Laura Bush, FMI Chairman and Harris Teeter President Fred Morganthall to Headline United Fresh 2012

United Fresh Produce Association has announced the line-up of headline speakers for United Fresh 2012 to be held in Dallas, May 1-3.  Former First … Continue reading

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Food Retail Industry Applauds WTO Ruling on COOL

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement today from Regulatory Counsel Erik Lieberman regarding the World Trade Organization’s Dispute Settlement Panel Report … Continue reading

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USDA’S FSIS Delays Meat Labeling Requirements

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced it would delay the effective date for enforcement of the “Nutrition Labeling … Continue reading

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Safe Quality Foods Institute Introduces EtQ to Address Customer Service Needs

The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a division of the Food Marketing Institute, introduced a new vendor partnership that will enhance the infrastructure of … Continue reading

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Future Forces: In search of growth

Great manufacturers invent products that create new store aisles. Great retailers invent stores that bring neighbors and communities together. By Patrick Kiernan When industry … Continue reading

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