Pharmacies are now a mainstay in the supermarket industry, with FMI member companies operating more than 22,000 retail pharmacies nationwide.
FMI works to promote the value and role of community retail pharmacy in the health care system, ensure that legislators and policy-makers understand the retail pharmacy perspective, and assure that rules and guidelines made by federal and state agencies work in the best possible way to advance community retail pharmacy.
FMI provides online education, training programs and courses for store-level and management associates for preview and purchase. Classes include Introducing Lifestyle Modifications to Pharmacy Patients; Nutritional Needs and the Healthful Diet; and Recommendations for Common Wellness Concerns. These offerings are cost-effective and can be conveniently used at any time. Learn More
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.
Again this September, retailers and suppliers are coming together with the FMI Foundation to celebrate National Family Meals Month™ (NFMM). What is National Family Meals Month? This industry-wide movement raises awareness of the benefits of frequent family meals and supports families to share one more meal at home each week. Over 60 retailers and 30 suppliers participated last year, and the excitement is growing for 2016! To help you prepare for this September, the FMI Foundation has created new National Family Meals Month toolkits for both retailers and suppliers.
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