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FMI is the premier source for market intelligence and industry specific training materials for the supermarket industry. Benefit from our wide selection of industry reports, videos, DVDs and manuals that provide you with benchmarks, market and consumer trends and training solutions. Search the featured products below.

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

FWRA Best Practices Toolkit 

FWRA Best Practices Toolkit

Description:
An alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill.

Business Case for Sustainability 

Business Case for Sustainability Toolkit

Description:
This tool was created by FMI's Sustainability Executive Committee to assist sustainability leaders in making the compelling business case for sustainability with senior leadership.

The Power of Meat 2014 

The Power of Meat 2014 (PDF Download)

Description:
The Power of Meat explores shopper perceptions, attitudes and behaviors regarding meat and poultry.

BRAND PROTECTION AND SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRITY: METHODS FOR COUNTERFEIT DETECTION, PREVENTION AND DETERRENCE A BEST PRACTICES GUIDE 

Brand Protection and Supply Chain Integrity: Methods for Counterfeit Detection, Prevention and Deterrence A Best Practices Guide

Description:
This guide offers best practices to help manufacturers and retailers address counterfeit goods in the marketplace.

 

The Food Keeper

Description:
Developed as a kitchen guide in cooperation with Cornell University and USDA, this brochure give tips on maintaining the freshness and quality of food.

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2013 Data Tables 

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2013 Data Tables

Description:
The U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Data Tables provide an analysis of the attitudes and behaviors of American consumers as they relate to and impact the food retail industry.

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2013 Data Tables 

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2013 Data Tables

Description:
The Food Retailing Industry Speaks Data Tables provide an analysis of financial performance, operational and store-level benchmarks as well as strategic and competitive insights.

Food Retailing 2013: Tomorrow’s Trends Delivered Today 

Food Retailing 2013: Tomorrow’s Trends Delivered Today

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A forward-looking analysis of the trends that are expected to drive food retail over the next decade.

Impacting Sales: A Holistic Approach to Supplier Diversity in the Food Retail Industry 

Impacting Sales: A Holistic Approach to Supplier Diversity in the Food Retail Industry

Description:
Practical ways food retailers can leverage Supplier Diversity as a means of growing sales in multicultural markets, expand awareness of ethnic foods in non-multicultural markets and build brand equity.

Digital Grocery Commerce: Exploring the Potential for Grocery Shopping Apps 

Digital Grocery Commerce: Exploring the Potential for Grocery Shopping Apps

Description:
Developed under the Gerald E. Peck Fellowship with Saint Joseph's University and authored by Nancy Childs, Ph.D, Gerald E. Peck Fellow, this report explores the use and potential of grocery shopping apps.

Shopping For Health 2013 

Shopping For Health 2013 (PDF Download)

Description:
A practical understanding of how health and nutritional concerns influence grocery purchases.

Food Retailing Financial and Business Review 2012-2013 

Food Retailing Financial and Business Review 2012-2013 (PDF Download)

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Key benchmarking information specific to the financial performance and business environment in fiscal years 2012 and 2013.

Food Retailing and Wholesaling Audit Study 2013 

Food Retailing and Wholesaling Audit Study 2013 (PDF Download)

Description:
Key internal audit function trends and statistics including productivity measures, efficiency and effectiveness, turnaround times by type of audit and more.

The Power of Meat 2013 

The Power of Meat 2013 (PDF Download)

Description:
The Power of Meat explores shopper perceptions, attitudes and behaviors regarding meat and poultry.

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2012 

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2012 Executive Summary (PDF Download)

Description:
An in-depth look at attitudes and behaviors of American consumers as they relate to and impact the food retail industry.

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2012 Data Tables 

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2012 Data Tables

Description:
The Food Retailing Industry Speaks Data Tables provide an analysis of financial performance, operational and store-level benchmarks as well as strategic and competitive insights.

Shopping For Health 2012 

Shopping For Health 2012 (PDF Download)

Description:
A practical understanding of how health and nutritional concerns influence grocery purchases.

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2011 

The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2011 (PDF Download)

Description:
This annual state of the industry report provides an analysis of financial performance, operational and store-level benchmarks as well as strategic and competitive insights.

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2011 

U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2011 (PDF Download)

Description:
An in-depth look at attitudes and behaviors of American consumers as they relate to and impact the food retail industry. Also available in Print

Annual Financial Review 2010-2011 

Annual Financial Review 2010-2011 (PDF Download)

Description:
In-depth financial review of the supermarket industry with key ratios and historical trends for benchmarking performance.

 

Essentials of Food Safety and Sanitation - Food Safety Fundamentals Trainer's Kit (2nd Ed.)

Description:
The Food Safety Fundamentals Trainer's Kit is an excellent management level tool for trainers who are working with managers and associates requiring comprehensive food safety training. Designed for the adult learner and filled with activities and examples to enhance interactive instruction for any type of food establishment. LIMITED TIME OFFER - Save $40.00 off regular price! | Price was $175.00; Now $135.00.

 

Essentials of Food Safety and Sanitation - Food Safety Fundamentals (2nd Ed.) Price Reduction! Price was $25.95; Now $15.95

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PRICE REDUCTION! Price was $25.95; Now $15.95 | | Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to enhance your food safety programs and SAVE at the same time! Food Safety Fundamentals provides training for managers, supervisors and any individual assigned to perform the 'person-in-charge' role for ALL types of food establishments.

 

SafeMark Guide to Food Safety - English (3rd Ed.)-temporarily out of stock

Description:
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS: SafeMark Guide to Food Safety is being updated to the 2013 FDA Food Code. Updated SafeMark books and programs will be available mid-late Spring. Place your order now through FMI's Publication Sales office at 202-220-0723 and it will be shipped when books become available. | A recommended substitute for the Guide to Food Safety is SafeMark Food Safety Fundamentals, Product #2233. | | The Guide to Food Safety is the complete food safety and sanitation series for retail food establishments presented by nationally recognized experts. This text includes learning aids such as industry case studies, an in-text glossary, icons that highlight key concepts, supermarket photos, quick reference charts for safe times and temperatures, and more. The Guide to Food Safety will give supervisors and managers the knowledge they need to achieve food handler certification through the accredited National Registry of Food Safety Professionals companion exam. The Guide to Food Safety is also available in Spanish and as an on-line course.

 

SafeMark Guide to Food Safety - Spanish/La Guía de Seguridad de los Alimentos SafeMark

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Updated to incorporate recommendations from the 2009 FDA Food Code! Also available in English and as an on-line course. | | ¡Actualizado para integrar recomendaciones del 2009 Código de Alimento de FDA! | | La Guía a la Seguridad del Alimento - español es la seguridad completa de alimento y serie de saneamiento para establecimientos de alimento de venta al por menor presentados por expertos nacionalmente reconocidos. | | Esta Guía también está disponible en Inglés and as an curso on-line.

 

SafeMark Online Training: Guide to Food Safety

Description:
Managers have to comply with state food safety requirements. This program teaches the base knowledge required for a certified food safety manager and helps to prepare managers for the national examination. Click here to access the training program. Also available in Spanish.

 

SuperSafeMark Online Training: Quick Reference to Retail Best Practices in Food Safety and Sanitation

Description:
Food workers are the front line of defense against contamination of food and food products. This program delivers critical food handling information in a quick, easy-to-understand format. Click here to access the training program. Also available in Spanish.

 

SafeMark Trainer’s Kit - Guide to Food Safety - English (3rd Ed.)

Description:
Updated to incorporate recommendations from the 2009 FDA Food Code! SuperSafeMark’s Guide to Food Safety Trainer's Kit is an excellent management level tool for trainers who are working with managers and associates requiring comprehensive food safety training. The Trainer's Kit is also available in Spanish.

 

REDUCED PRICE! SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide

Description:
Now all the critical food safety information you need is at your fingertips in the SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide. Updated to the 2009 FDA Food Code, the Pocket Guide provides a condensed overview of key food safety facts covering personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, cooking time and temperatures along with quick reference charts for the most important need-to-know information. Also available in Spanish. | Bulk order pricing available-contact FMI publication sales (202-220-0723) for more information.

 

REDUCED PRICE! SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide - Spanish (Guía de Bolsillo Para La Seguridad)

Description:
Now all the critical food safety information you need is at your fingertips in the SafeMark Retail Food Safety Pocket Guide. Updated to the 2009 FDA Food Code, the Pocket Guide provides a condensed overview of key food safety facts covering personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, cooking time and temperatures along with quick reference charts for the most important need-to-know information. Also available in English. | Bulk order pricing available-contact FMI publication sales (202-220-0723) for more information.

Food Labeling Law for Retailers 2011 

Food Labeling Law for Retailers (PDF Download)

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A unique guide commissioned by FMI and prepared by the law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP that interprets the complex federal food labeling regulations specifically for food retailers.

Free Reports 

FREE Reports and Resources

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FMI's free reports: Grocery Shopping: Who, Where and When, | Consumer Health and Wellness, | Running on Fumes: High Gas Prices Are Changing Consumer Shopping Patterns, | Retail Out-of-Stock Reduction, | Improving Supply Chain Practices for Open Dated Products, | Sustainability and Recycling, | 2016 Future Value Chain, | 2006 Unsaleables Benchmarks , | 2006 Synchronization Report and | Building the Fresh Foods Supply Chain of the Future.

Listeria Guide 

Guidance for the Control of Listeria monocytogenes (FREE PDF Download)

Description:
This publication provides retailers with practical, real-world guidance directed at controlling Listeria monocytogenes and other foodborne illness. Also available in print.

 

SafeMark Invisible Challenge DVD and Training Guide

Description:
Updated to the 2009 Supplement to the FDA Food Code, this education tool can be used as a refresher or to supplement training and education for retail associates on measures to control foodborne illness and prevent contamination.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster (Hi Res PDF Download)

Description:
New U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates require nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products be available to the consumer at the point-of-purchase by March 1, 2012. This single poster answers your compliance needs.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster (Lo Res PDF Download)

Description:
New U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates require nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products be available to the consumer at the point-of-purchase by March 1, 2012. This single poster answers your compliance needs.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster (Print Version)

Description:
New U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates require nutritional information on the major cuts of single-ingredient, raw meat and poultry products be available to the consumer at the point-of-purchase by March 1, 2012. This single poster answers your compliance needs.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, Beef and Veal (Hi Res PDF Download)

Description:
The following miniature poster reflects the Beef and Veal sections of the large Nutri-Facts poster (seen here), to accommodate stores with only beef and veal sales counters.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, Chicken and Turkey (Hi Res PDF Download)

Description:
The following miniature poster reflects the Chicken and Turkey sections of the large Nutri-Facts poster (seen here), to accommodate stores with only chicken and turkey sales counters.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, Pork and Lamb (Hi Res PDF Download)

Description:
The following miniature poster reflects the Pork and Lamb sections of the large Nutri-Facts poster (seen here), to accommodate stores with only pork and lamb sales counters.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, set of 3 (Hi Res PDF Download)

Description:
The following three miniature posters reflect the large Nutri-Facts poster, but are broken up into smaller, 24 x 18 formats to be displayed in different sections of your store if necessary.

 

Meat & Poultry Nutri-Facts Poster, set of 3 (Print)

Description:
The following three miniature posters reflect the large Nutri-Facts poster (seen here), but are broken up into smaller, 24 x 18 formats to be displayed in different sections of your store if necessary.

 

Norovirus Information Guide (SafeMark Best Practices)

Description:
FMI, in collaboration with Ecolab, has developed a Norovirus Information Guide to assist all types of food establishments in preparing for, and reacting to, a potential norovirus incident. Food safety professionals throughout the industry, academia and the regulatory arena provided input, direction and expert review of this document so that we can offer the most current guidance to the food industry. Free PDF download.

Shopping For Health 2011 

Shopping For Health 2011 (PDF Download)

Description:
A practical understanding of how health and nutritional concerns influence grocery purchases.

 

SuperSafeMark Quick Reference Guide - English (3rd Ed.)

Description:
Updated to incorporate recommendations from the 2009 FDA Food Code! The Quick Reference Guide is an entertaining, easy to read color cartoon and industry rich text designed for the line worker. Also available in Spanish and as an on-line course.

 

SuperSafeMark Quick Reference Guide - Spanish/Guia De Referencia Rapida (3rd Ed.)

Description:
Updated to incorporate recommendations from the 2009 FDA Food Code! The Quick Reference Guide - Spanish is an entertaining, easy to read color cartoon and industry rich text designed for the line worker. Also available in English and as an on-line course. | | Actualizado para incorporar las recomendaciones del Código Alimentario FDA 2009! La Guía de Referencia Rápida - El español es un entretenido y fácil de leer de dibujos animados en color y texto rico de la industria diseñada para el trabajador de línea. También está disponible en Inglés y como curso on-line.

SeHabla 

Se Habla Isn't Enough: Private Brands Among Hispanics-PDF

Description:
This report explores the perceptions, attitudes and behaviors of U.S. Hispanic grocery shoppers regarding private brand products. Also available in Print.

 

SPEAKS 2010 – Consumer and Industry Insights – A Future Perspective (DVD)

Description:
Join FMI President and Chief Executive Officer, Leslie Sarasin for FMI’s annual state-of -the-industry overview of consumer trends. Gain insight into expected effects on the food industry, explore how key trends and emerging issues will impact your company, the economy and the ever-evolving shopper through 2010 and beyond. Understand what actions will be needed to meet these challenges and to exploit new opportunities for future growth.

Supermarket Pharmacy Trends 2009 

Supermarket Pharmacy Trends 2009 (PDF Download)

Description:
Key supermarket pharmacy trends and statistics including sales, margins and operational issues. Also available in hard copy.

 

Supermarket Security & Loss Prevention 2009 (PDF Download)

Description:
In-depth evaluation of loss prevention programs including national and peer-level benchmarks.

 

Sustainability on the Shelves: A Guide for Category Managers & Buyers

Description:
Provides a basic overview of sustainability in the food retail sector and a framework to help food retail buyers and category managers respond to both their company's and customers' demand for more sustainable products in specific retail categories. | | Sourcing Guide Webinars will also be conducted on the following dates in 2011: | | Fresh: January 12th | Beverage: January 26th | General Merchandise: February 9th | Seafood: March 2nd | | All sessions will start at 1:00pm EST. Please contact acokley@fmi.org to register.

 

Sustainability Starter Kit (PDF Download)

Description:
All the information you need to create a baseline sustainability strategy, including practical tips, advice on how to get started, examples, best practices and a list of key resources. Also available in Hard-Copy Format

 

Nutri-Facts: Beef & Veal Brochure - pack of 10

Description:
The following brochure is for retailers to share with consumers on the single-ingredient nutrition information, otherwise known as Nutri-Facts. This brochure is for the Beef and Veal portions of the poster and ships in amounts of 10.

 

Decades of Donations: the 2012 Survey of the Food Retail Industry’s Support of Food Banks

Description:
FMI is picking up the Decades of Donations research on the vital role supermarket play in their community food supply. Following 2005 research, FMI surveyed 74 member food retailers and 44 food bank executives for the 2012 data, asking how they contribute to the demand of food in light of economic changes.

MAPPING THE WORLD OF BIG DATA 

Mapping the World of Big Data

Description:
Summary of the presentation to the FMI Board of Directors on January 11, 2014.