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Contact: Heather Garlich, 202-220-0616


AUGUST 6, 2014 - ARLINGTON, VA - Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the voice of the nation's food retailers, launched its U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends 2014 report in June and recently compiled additional resources related to the study's key findings. The report reveals dramatic changes in the consumer universe that have impacted the way food retailers do business. Visit and find:

Trends Infographic –An infographic that highlights the report's key findings. 

Trends Video – A three-minute video on Trends, which is also available on FMI’s YouTube Channel.

Webinars and Recordings – Links to one completed webinar and the three upcoming webinars on the Trends report are available here.

The Report – Media can obtain a gratis copy of Trends by contacting Heather Garlich.