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96% of U.S. households

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  • Get To Know the Organic Food Shopper

    May 23, 2017
    I’ve combed through our recent research reports on fresh foods and pulled out some of the topline findings around organic for some specific departments. These findings help form an organic shopper persona that can be important to your business ...
  • Nurturing a $127 Billion Business Opportunity in Specialty Food

    May 22, 2017
    A 2017 report by the Specialty Food Association (SFA) indicates that the specialty food category represents $127 billion, up 15 percent since 2014. Specialty foods are outpacing their non-specialty counterparts in nearly every category. And ...
  • Shrink is a $45.2 Billion Problem

    May 5, 2017
    The 2016 National Retail Security Survey, conducted in collaboration by the National Retail Federation and the University of Florida, is a great snapshot into the environment for asset protection. Last year’s report revealed that retailers’ ...
  • Foster Peak Performance in the Food Retail Industry

    May 3, 2017
    As an industry, we rely on measuring peak performance through the traditional means of productivity, tactics, and sales, but what if you could reach peak performance in employees through providing a variety of professional and personal experiences, ...
  • Connecting with the Shopper to Crack Omnichannel Retailing

    Apr 28, 2017
    The demands on food retailing executives involved with information technology, e-commerce and marketing have never been greater, so how does a company make omnichannel retailing a vital part of its business plan?...
  • Be Prepared for Crisis

    Apr 21, 2017
    Even as food retailers, we need to be prepared to ensure the safety and security of our employees and customers. At FMI’s 2017 ASAP Conference, Mark Seguin, founder and CEO of TBG Solutions Inc., presented a two-part workshop on “How to Survive an ...
  • The Mystery of Private Brands

    Mar 20, 2017
    Next time you’re visiting a friend or family member’s home, I dare you to take a peek in their pantry or refrigerator and see how many private brand products you find. My guess is you’ll discover quite a few. You may even lose count. That’s because, ...
  • Managing Your Brand in 2016

    Jan 3, 2017
    In 2016 the food retail industry faced significant challenges and private brands were arguably at the center of every one of the year’s most significant and historical events. Private brands were engaged in the GMO legislation battles in Vermont and ...
  • Embracing a New Wave of Information Technology

    Jul 21, 2016
    The 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 ...
  • Transparency in the Grocery Aisles

    Jul 7, 2016
    In 2014, the Trading Partner Alliance (TPA), a joint industry relationship group made up of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) that focuses on shared retailer-manufacturer supply chain efficiency ...