Education

Our Voice of The Food Industry blog offers commentary from FMI subject matter experts on timely and important topics to the food industry.
  • Store Manager Award Winners: Charlynne Stunder Where Are You Now?

    Feb 11, 2016
    Charlynne Stunder, store manager for Overwaitea Food Group’s Vancouver, BC, Canada store, was named Category D grand-prize winner in last year’s Store Manager Award competition. Charlynne’s positive, upbeat personality has been the driving ...
  • NEW Competitive Talent Strategies

    Jan 28, 2016
    Employees want to make connections; they want community and digital experiences that enable both their business and interpersonal relationships. They want to personally relate with their company’s mission statement and contribute to a greater ...
  • Be a Future Leader in the Food Retail Industry

    Jan 22, 2016
    We recently brought together current food retail leaders who are dedicated to the idea of growing today’s professionals into tomorrow’s industry leaders. This group, comprising the Future Leaders Committee, worked to develop a program that equips ...
  • FMI’s Midwinter Executive Conference by the Numbers

    Jan 21, 2016
    Here’s a breakdown of the 2016 Midwinter Executive Conference by the ...
  • The Role of the Futurist in Grocery

    Jan 20, 2016
    To help us examine ways to shape our own futures and explore the trends in today’s marketplace, we’ve invited Sheryl Connelly, one of the most-recognized futurists in the world, to join us at our upcoming 2016 Midwinter Executive Conference. She ...
  • What I Hope FMI Can Do for You in 2016

    Jan 12, 2016
    FMI has been enhancing all the ways we reach out to you. Through webinars, an improved website, newsletters, our new Voice of Food Retail blog and the FMI News App with its new push notification feature, we seek to help you separate the wheat from ...
  • 4 Types of Classes You Can Take Online from FMI

    Jan 5, 2016
    I’ve got a couple of big New Year’s resolutions. First, I’m committed to putting together top-notch education experiences for our signature events including the Midwinter Executive Conference and FMI Connect. Second, I’m challenging our education ...
  • FMI Store Manager Award Winners: Where Are You Now?

    Jan 4, 2016
    With the recent launch of our 2016 Store Manager Awards program, we wanted to share inspirational stories from the professionals on the front lines through a series of interviews with past Store Manager Award winners. We’ll ask questions focusing on ...
  • 2015 Year in Review: Top Stories in Research and Education

    Dec 28, 2015
    As 2015 comes to a close, we took an opportunity to look back at what sparked our readers’ interest this past year on the Voice of Food Retail blog. We’ll present the top blog posts across categories over the next few days. Thank you for reading and ...
  • Tracking the Pulse of Opportunity Around Omnichannel

    Dec 16, 2015
    FMI and Stagnito Business Information (SBI), publishers of Progressive Grocer and Retailer Leader, are working on a revolutionary program designed for senior retail, CPG executives as a means to learn, share, engage and grow together in a ...
  • Release your Inner Nostradamus with Feeding the Future

    Dec 14, 2015
    Crystal balls, tea leaves, and staring at the stars do not help much when it comes to predicting the future, but knowing history does. I believe the most reliable glimpse of the future is achieved by extending the steadiest trend lines of the past ...
  • I’m Giving Thanks

    Nov 24, 2015
    Thanksgiving remains among my favorite holidays. Not only does it bring together two of my favorite things, family and food, but it also - against many assaults - retains the flavor of its roots as a day set aside to reflect on our lives and ...
  • Strategic Executive Exchange: Q&A with AWG’s Steve Arnold

    Nov 23, 2015
    I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dave Jones, vice president of industry initiatives at the Kellogg Company, on the importance of engaging in collaborative business meetings each year. As a longtime participant in the Strategic Executive ...
  • Shining a Light on Women Leaders in Food Retail

    Nov 17, 2015
    As in the previous two years, it was my privilege to serve as the guest host at the formal awards ceremony of Progressive Grocer’s Ninth Annual Top Women in Grocery (TWIG) last week in Florida. This soon-to-be decade old event celebrates the ...
  • Strategic Executive Exchange: Insights and Tips from Kellogg Company’s Dave Jones

    Nov 13, 2015
    I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dave Jones, Vice President of Industry Initiatives at the Kellogg Company, a longtime participant in the SEE program, on the importance of engaging in the collaborative meetings each year. He was able to ...