Transparency

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  • Taking It Personally

    Aug 8, 2017
    Today’s shoppers feel entitled to information access about the product they are considering and they assume their unique needs should be listened to and addressed....
  • Why Transparency Isn’t Always Clear

    Apr 20, 2017
    What we need is practical, targeted clarity, which necessitates taking the time to find out what people want to know and then presenting it to them with lucid integrity. It’s with this notion that the 2017 edition of FMI’s U.S. Grocery Shopper ...
  • Food Retailers: A Trusted Health and Wellness Partner

    Jan 4, 2017
    Consumers believe their food retailer is a trusted ally to help them achieve their health and wellness goals. According to 2016 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends research, 45 percent of shoppers say their grocery store is working to help them stay healthy....
  • Getting Clear on Transparency

    Oct 20, 2016
    Shoppers may also want to know where ingredients originated; whether all its ingredients are healthy; whether the workers who made it were treated fairly; whether it's packaged in the most sustainable fashion possible; the kind of fertilizer 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 ...
  • Top Trend in Fresh Foods: Transparency

    Feb 9, 2016
    More than ever before, consumers want to know where there food is from, what is in their food and even how their food will impact their lifestyles over time. The pressure to convey this information is especially relevant to supermarkets’ fresh ...