Food Marketing Institute

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

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  • Frozen Foods: A Solution for Healthy, Easy Meals Shoppers Seek

    Today’s shoppers are looking for healthy, easy meal solutions, and since March is National Nutrition Month and National Frozen Food Month, it is an excellent time to take a fresh look at frozen foods. Frozen foods currently represent 6.2 percent of sales at food retail. When you consider that frozen foods can offer shoppers A) a nutritious option and B) a convenient meal solution, the opportunity ...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 days ago

  • FSVP Compliance Begins in May and the Key is Communication

    With a May 2017 compliance date quickly approaching, it seems that still the biggest question out there regarding the Foreign Supplier Verification Rule is ‘Who is the FSVP Importer?’ Although the rule defines FSVP importer, in many instances more than one party may meet the definition of the FSVP Importer. When there are several parties who can act as the FSVP importer things become more gray and...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 days ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 days ago

  • The Mystery of Private Brands

    Next time you’re visiting a friend or family member’s home, I dare you to take a peek in their pantry or refrigerator and see how many private brand products you find. My guess is you’ll discover quite a few. You may even lose count. That’s because, according to the recently released Power of Private Brands report, nearly all U.S. households (96 percent) are purchasing some form of private brand p...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Oppose Unfair Swipe Fees

    Retailers can use social media as a powerful driver to share their perspectives on the impact these hidden swipe fees have on their business operations, and we know that for some, these fees constitute one of their highest operating expenses. Contact your legislators and tell them how important it is to preserve these sensible debit reforms. For more information on debit routing and swipe fees, vi...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

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Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Photo Friday: Albertsons’ Southern Division Office in Fort Worth, TX

    Last week, Cynthia Brazzel, director of member relations and advocacy for the western region at FMI, joined Cherie Phipps, director of the Retail Management Certificate Program at Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), to promote the Retail Management Certificate Program (RMCP) at Albertsons’ Southern Division Offices in Fort Worth, Texas

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Constructing a Food Choice Architecture

    Throughout his four+ years directing Google’s global corporate meals program, Michiel Bakker, director of global food services, noted that “food at work really works” – in terms of building culture, happiness and supporting health and wellness among its employees. Mr. Bakker explained during his Midwinter Executive Conference presentation that the 165,000 meals served per day to 110,000 individual...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • FMI Food Protection Committee sets 2017 Food Safety Initiatives

    In late January, food safety professionals from FMI retail and wholesale member companies gathered in Scottsdale, AZ to discuss the 2017 food safety initiatives. The priority initiatives typically mirror the top issues that the industry is facing in food safety and will be the focus of the committee’s time and resources to develop programs and materials that will make a measurable impact in retail...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Are Robots Replacing Grocery Industry Workers?

    Some recent stories in the media have hypothesized that the grocery checkout clerk and deli associate will be replaced by robots and other emerging technologies. For those working in the food retail industry this might raise some alarms, but if we stop and examine the issue a bit further we’ll see the story isn’t as black and white as it may seem. Here are some grey areas to consider.

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Are you a grocery trailblazer?

    Statesmanship, humanitarianism and entrepreneurialism are qualities we associate with great leaders who help to cultivate corporate purpose. In the food retail industry, these attributes define the type of leader who can advance his or her career from a motivated grocery bagger to the visionary in the corner office.Not all industries offer the caliber of self-evolvement opportunities that is such...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • How do you trace imported produce?

    For the supply chain, the pressure to meet consumer demand for high quality produce that contains product information that’s transparent and traceable coincides with new regulations and legislation that drive food safety decisions for retailers. This complex situation is causing retailers and supply partners to ask, “How does the food industry provide product information that’s transparent and tra...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • A Pitmaster on the Power of Meat

    As an award winning and competition BBQ pitmaster, it’s always an exciting time for me at FMI when we release the Power of Meat report. In the 2017 report, the concept of “getting meat right” is evident in the way retailers and stores are focusing on the powerful meat category. As someone that is in the meat department in different channels almost every day, this focus is exciting!

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Governors Outline Their Budget Priorities in "State of the State" Addresses

    With President Donald J. Trump’s recent address to a Joint Session of Congress, there is no better time to highlight the similar speeches occurring across the states. With the exceptions of Louisiana and Ohio, whose governors will address their constituents later in the year, 48 governors have laid out their budget plans either through a “State of the State” speech or simply a “Budget” address. Th...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Promoting the Importance of Debit Reforms in Your Networks

    Thanks to modern technologies, engaging with customers, friends, elected officials and the media has become much easier, more efficient and more powerful. Retailers can use social media as a powerful driver to share their perspectives on the impact these hidden swipe fees have on their business operations, and we know that for some, these fees constitute one of their highest operating expenses.

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Meat, the Most Fascinating Dinner Guest

    Meat has been the traditional center-of-the-plate feature for years, but no one bothered to ask it where it’s from, how it feels or even who invited it to the party. Consumers must think they’ve been rude dinner guests – satisfied by a superficial relationship with their food without really getting to know it. As consummate hosts, food retailers increasingly seek opportunities to share more inform...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • 2017 Top Trends in Fresh: Holistic Health

    According to 2017 Top Trends in Fresh, 230 million individuals will be living with chronic illnesses by 2030, and it’s no surprise to hear, that healthcare premiums are also soaring. In response, consumers are focusing on self-care and holistic foods. Now when I visit my doctor the conversation is usually around what foods will benefit my health. It’s amazing how many choices in the Fresh Departme...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Are You Ready For the Digital Food Shopper?

    When was the last time you purchased a hardcover book? How about a magazine? How many of your adult children have a newspaper delivered to their home every day of the week? Did you do most of your holiday shopping this year in a department store or online? All of these questions should stop and make you think because each of these industries—publishing, news media, retail—are being reshaped by dig...

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • What Makes a Great Store Manager?

    I’ve learned there’s no set equation of traits and qualities that make an outstanding store manager. In a single day, these hardworking individuals often wear many hats as they jump from project to project to serve their store and customers. Each store manager hones their own unique skill set that helps their team navigate various opportunities and challenges.

Food Marketing Institute

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

  • Shaping Our Policy Priorities for the Year

    Each year, FMI’s Government Relations department surveys its member companies to understand their policy and legislative priorities and how FMI can enhance our voice for food retail in Washington D.C. With a new presidential Administration and a new Congress, it is especially critical to focus on new opportunities and challenges for each of these issues so that we can have a measurable impact on t...

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