Risk & Safety

FMI offers multiple initiatives and opportunities for collaboration among food retailing industry professionals in the areas of risk management, workplace safety, crisis management, business continuity and technology. With work through our committee, FMI facilitates surveys, benchmarking, research studies and other collaborative projects that help move the industry forward and support members in their efforts. 


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FMI Risk And Safety Resources

  • 2013 Food For Thought: Retail Video Trends & Doing More for your Organization

    This survey conducted by FMI and Axis Communications identifies key trends in video. Whether retailers are beginning to deploy or have an established IP video solution in place, the benefits of IP video reach various levels of a store from safety and Assets Protection to distribution and operations to merchandising and marketing. With IP video, food retailers and other stakeholders are doing more for their stores

  • 2015 U.S. Grocery Industry Speaks

    In its 65th year, FMI’s The Food Retailing Industry Speaks ("Speaks") provides the industry with important operational and financial benchmarks ranging from sales and profits to shrink, turns and differentiation tactics. The data is drawn primarily from FMI’s annual survey of U.S. food retailers and wholesalers, and was supplemented with information from public company Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 10K filings.
  • 2016 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends

    The Food Marketing Institute has long supported U.S. food retailers through annual surveys of shopper behaviors and attitudes, providing consistent metrics to evaluate the changing market landscape. This year, FMI worked with the Hartman Group to supplement our U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends research perspective with a cultural lens, interviewing Americans in their homes and while shopping, and drawing upon ethnographic research into U.S. food consumption and consumers.

     

  • Are You A Digitally Enabled and Engaged Retailer?

    Aug 24, 2016
    Online Shopping with Grocey CartWe want answers to those questions to better enable our members, which is why FMI is embarking on a multidimensional, multi-year digital shopper and digitally enabled retailing journey with Nielsen. We’ll explore the business imperatives that are crucial to understanding retailers’ positioning today and to have a strategic vision for the future – capabilities among people, processes, and technologies; priorities for connected commerce solutions; and to anticipate the barriers and pitfalls to avoid.
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  • D-SNAP and Other Emergency Feeding Operations

    Aug 17, 2016
    Store with broken itemsWith historic flooding affecting parts of southern Louisiana, West Virginia and other ongoing disaster-related events in the U.S., FMI wants to ensure your companies are aware of resources available during times of great need.
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  • Embracing a New Wave of Information Technology

    Jul 21, 2016
    20151208-FMI-332-WEBThe legislative achievements last week on GMO have been a win for the value chain in giving food makers and sellers the option to disclose information in a flexible manner, so it was disconcerting that the debate on GMO included accusations that the food industry was failing to communicate. Conversely, FMI and its coalition partners advocated for a federal system that would offer consistent information to consumers however they wanted to consume it.
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RISK AND Safety LEADERSHIP 

The Risk and Safety Committee assists FMI in planning the Asset Protection Conference and may provide input and guidance throughout the year about FMI’s efforts around risk management and safety issues. Want to learn more? Contact Us



RISK AND Safety EDUCATION

In partnership with the Loss Prevention Academy, FMI is pleased to offer it's members a discount on the Safety for Retail course. (Use Code FMI5 for 20% discount)

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