Members-Only Webinars

  • FMItech | CART Presents: eCommerce in the time of COVID-19 brought to you by Mercatus

    Sep 08, 2020

    Tech Talk Mercatus This discussion  will explore key learnings that came to light in the early days of the pandemic including out of stocks, user experience, order fulfillment, delivery slots, and more, and how retailers should be thinking about and addressing these. 

  • De-Escalate: Tools for Conflict Management in the Grocery Store

    Aug 28, 2020

    de-escalate webinar coverAlthough online shopping has increased, there are still many shoppers who shop in-store and are faced with the new requirements as the result of COVID-19.  How do grocery store employees communicate with these shoppers, particularly when they are agitated?

  • Cooking Well to Eat Well: How Consumers Cook

    Jul 30, 2020

    Cooking Webinar coverHome Cooking in America 2020, a Special Report based on U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, explores how consumers prioritize cooking desires, skills and household preferences, before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • The Power of Seafood 2020

    Jul 24, 2020

    Power of seafood 2020The Power of Seafood, made possible by Veramaris, explores shopper’s perceptions, attitudes and behaviors regarding seafood. 


  • The Power of Produce 2020

    Jul 22, 2020

    POP WebinarEntering its fifth year, the Power of Produce 2020 includes both trend lines and headlines, with year-over-year tracking of category performance, promotional and channel activity and trends in value-added and organic produce.


  • Store Directors Virtual Group: An Employee's First 30 Days

    Jul 16, 2020

    Store Directors First 30 DaysWith the recent growth in the grocery industry, many food retailers are hiring additional workers. What can managers do to increase the effectiveness of new employees and decrease turnover? 


  • How COVID-19 is Reshaping Online Shopping

    Jun 29, 2020

    Trends webinar june 24 2020 FMI’s 2020 U.S Grocery Shopper Trends study, conducted by The Hartman Group, explores the evolution of online grocery shopping in recent years and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted online grocery shopping behaviors. 

  • A Look at Today's Grocery Shopper: Long-term Trends Meet COVID-19 Adjustments

    Jun 11, 2020

    A Look At Todays Grocery Shopper Trends 2020 This webinar shares highlights of FMI’s 2020 U.S Grocery Shopper Trends study conducted by The Hartman Group. It explores where shoppers’ habits were going in 2020 prior to the pandemic and where they are now.

  • Accelerating the Grocery Beer Category in the New COVID-19 Reality

    Jun 08, 2020

    Accelerating the Grocery Beer Category The beer category is a top category and outpacing many other categories in the store. Key considerations are addressed to appropriately prepare for the shifting consumer and shopper behavior and accelerate the growth of the category. 

  • Labor Organizing in the COVID-19 Environment

    Jun 05, 2020

    labor organizing in covid-19 environment Ogletree Deakins attorneys discuss how to positively reengage with employees and navigate an ever-changing and complex web of labor law requirements during the pandemic, all while meeting customers’ needs.

  • Store Directors Virtual Group: In-Store Communication

    May 12, 2020

    Store Directors Virtual GroupStore managers and their department managers will learn how clear and timely communication can make a huge difference in critical situations.

  • Overview of Workers' Compensation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Apr 24, 2020

    Workers Comp webinar One business concern that continues to evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic is that of workers’ compensation. Learn about the changing legal landscape in workers’ compensation and how these changes may impact business now and in the future.

  • Consumer Attitudes about Gene Editing

    Mar 12, 2020

    Gene Editing webinar coverWe delve into the recently released consumer study regarding consumer awareness and understanding of gene editing and investigate the market potential for gene-edited food products.

  • COVID-19 Preparedness with CDC

    Mar 10, 2020

    cdc buildingDr. Ian Williams of the CDC gives an overview and current status, as of March 10th, of the coronavirus, response to the outbreak, and what CDC’s current recommendations are for the retail, wholesale and the food industry as a whole. 

  • Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act

    Dec 12, 2019

    CCPA WebinarDuane Pozza and Joan Stewart with the Wiley Rein law firm consider impacts of the The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and  discuss the latest changes to the law as we count down to the January 1, 2020,  effective date. 

  • From Plant-Based to Cell-Cultured: A Regulatory Update on Alternatives for Traditional Food Items

    Dec 11, 2019

    Plant based  to cell cultured webinar graphic The availability and popularity of plant-based alternatives to traditional food items such as meats and dairy products is continuing to grow. This webinar will highlight regulatory status at the state and federal levels; best practices for labeling these types of products; and a  look into what future regulation might look like for these products.

  • EPA’s Refrigerant Management Regulations

    Dec 06, 2019

    Refrigerant EPAThis webinar reviews EPA’s refrigerant management regulations.

  • The Multi-Employer Pension System on the Brink: A Legislative & Regulatory Update

    Nov 13, 2019

    Pension webinarFMI's Andy Harig and Brigen Winters with the Groom Law Group discuss the current state of multi-employer pensions.

  • Emerging Refrigeration Issues

    Sep 26, 2019

    RefrigerationThe Hussmann team discusses the uncertainty in refrigeration regulations, the various state alliances leading the charge to reduce HFC Emissions, as well as the potential economic and supply chain impact on the food retail sector.

  • ADA Issues Affecting Food Retail

    Sep 24, 2019

    handicaped iconFMI hosted a webinar to discuss Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues affecting our membership. This webinar covers current developments and issues under Title III of the ADA including architectural barriers, digital accessibility, service animals, and more. We also examine common tactics by plaintiffs' law firms in the area.