Total Store Collaboration

How many times have we heard glowing testimonials about the benefits of retailer-supplier collaboration?  There is no doubt about the potential to create value through a strong effective partnership but why has this value remained so hard to unlock? The answer is that we have not achieved a sufficiently standardized and simplified method of collaboration that works across the business externally and internally.
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Total Store Collaboration Resources

Capitalizing on the Shifting Consumer Food Value Equation

This joint Deloitte, FMI and GMA study found that roughly half of Americans surveyed (51 percent) weigh “evolving drivers” – health and wellness, safety, social impact, experience and transparency – in their purchasing decisions, in addition to the “traditional drivers” of taste, price and convenience. Moreover, this occurs regardless of demographic factors.

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FMI's Collaboration 2.0 Project

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Collaboration 2.0 is FMI’s multi-year initiative, developed with Market6®, to help the grocery industry improve how grocers and suppliers work together around key shared business processes.





  • Collaboration 2.0: Unlocking the Benefits of Collaboration

    The Collaboration 2.0 project is a multiyear initiative, developed with Market6®, to help the grocery industry improve how grocers and their suppliers work together around key shared business processes to grow sales, profits and customer satisfaction/loyalty. This initiative was launched in response to the recognition that there is tremendous unrealized value in improved collaboration in the industry and that by bringing expanded focus on collaboration best practices and the associated organizational, business process and technical changes needed to effect improved collaboration, FMI could help the industry improve performance and outcomes in this area. - View More



See all 5 videos now on YouTube! Check out the Collaboration 2.0 playlist, as recorded at FMI Connect.