Webinar Recordings

  • Personalization: A Buzz word or the Key to Future Success for Grocers?

    Jun 09, 2016

    FMI-12092014_490_WEBHear the results of new research will allow you to gain insight into how shoppers perceive the value of in-store trade promotion programs versus customer marketing promotions, how relevant they are in meeting shoppers’ evolving promotional needs and the drivers of those needs. You’ll also take away some practical tips and best practices for successfully personalizing special offers.

  • National Family Meals Month: The Story of a Campaign That Turned into a Movement

    May 31, 2016

    Mitty at FMI ConnectFamily meals eaten at home have been proven to benefit the health and wellness of children and adolescents to fight obesity, substance abuse and to make families stronger—creating a positive impact on our communities and our nation as a whole.

  • Why Are You So Hard To Talk To?

    May 26, 2016

    why are you so hard to talk toSome people are more challenging to communicate with than others. Why? In this highly interactive virtual session, we will look into four common communication styles or preferences, and find some practical answers.

  • Private Brands Up Their Game in a Competitive Marketplace

    May 26, 2016

    20151208-FMI-271r-WEBAcross all stores and product types we are seeing unique new product introductions that fill the needs of many consumers. While private brands have traditionally provided that economical choice to consumers, today we see innovation and elevated offerings in private brands at all price points. Explore what is on the market in the US, what consumers have to say, and what may lie ahead.

  • Top Trends in Fresh: Connected Consumer

    May 19, 2016

    20151208-FMI-126-WEBWith e-commerce sales forecasted to grow to 10 percent of total grocery sales by 2022, retailers can position themselves now to win shoppers and market share. To find out more about the latest digital trends, across baby boomers, millennials and Generation X, listen to the final installment of Top Trends in Fresh webinar series focusing on the “Connected Consumer” presented by IRI and FMI. 

  • Making the Most of Future Leaders at FMI Connect

    May 17, 2016

    Future Leaders 2016This webinar is designed to help individuals and company teams prepare to make the most of Future Leaders at FMI Connect. The webinar covers what to do in advance of the conference, how to take advantage of all the various on-site sessions and activities, how to effectively follow up after the conference to ensure the accomplishment of individual goals and to share key insights with others back at the office or store.  

  • Five Tips for Tackling Tough Conversations at Work

    May 12, 2016

    Future LeadersDo you tend to dodge difficult but necessary conversations in the workplace? Do you feel shaky about how to initiate and manage them without making enemies? Deep inside, you know there is always an individual and organizational price for avoidance. This practical webinar's five essential tips promise to remove the mystery and much of the fear. Leaders at all levels and from any size of company will learn how to approach such conversations with a confidence that allows you to stand tall.

  • Top Trends in Fresh: Convenience

    May 05, 2016

    20151208-FMI-165-WEBConvenience is definitely on the menu for today’s busy consumers and grocery retailers are responding by creating special offerings and introducing new areas within departments to serve these needs. Retailers that focus their efforts on tailoring these offerings to their store base can see sales increase rapidly. To find out more about these latest trends, watch this fourth installment of the Top Trends in Fresh webinar series focusing on “Convenience” hosted by FMI and IRI. 

  • Behind the Techno Curtain: Q & A with Cyber Security Expert Major General Brett Williams, USAF (Ret.)

    May 04, 2016

    KeyboardFrom warfare tactics to everyday identity theft, the food industry is a hotbed of potential cyber threats. FMI is proud to host Maj Gen (Ret) Brett Williams at FMI Connect 2016 to address these real-world issues, as well as new issues that arise with ever expanding technology. Listen to this Q & A focused webinar in advance of his session at our June 2016 FMI Connect. 

  • FSMA Finalizes Sanitary Transportation: Impact of Key Changes

    Apr 26, 2016

    20151208-FMI-589-WEBThe Sanitary Transportation rule has long been considered the 'sleeper' rule because of its potential to have the broadest impact in the food supply chain. Information concerning the type of food product, maintenance of proper temperature and performance of required cleaning procedures will generate stacks of additional records that all need to be available for FDA inspection. Are you ready? 

  • Top Trends in Fresh: New Supply Chains

    Mar 30, 2016

    20151208-FMI-055r-WEBThe farm-to-table trend is intensifying, because more and more consumers want to know where their food is coming from, and they want to minimize the distance their food travels before it is eaten. To find out how retailers are making farm-to-grocery a reality by turning the traditional supply chain upside down, watch this third installment of the Top Trends in Fresh webinar series focusing on “New Supply Chains” hosted by IRI and FMI.

  • Top Trends in Fresh: Fresh Prepared

    Feb 24, 2016

    FMI-12092014_184_WEBConsumers want fast, fresh and healthy food options at an affordable price, so grocery retailers are providing grab-and-go options that are becoming more varied and sophisticated by the minute. To keep up with the latest trends in the fast-growing perimeter department, watch this second installment of the Top Trends in Fresh webinar series focusing on “Prepared Foods and Specialty” hosted by IRI and FMI.

  • Overview: The Sophistication of Supermarket Fresh Prepared Foods

    Feb 04, 2016

    20151208-FMI-067-WEBDiscover the accelerating trend towards supermarket fresh prepared foods driven by competitive pressures and consumer dynamics, based on a major research study evaluating these trends conducted by Technomic and FMI. Gain insights on open opportunities and forecasted growth in addition to receiving and overview of the study’s top 10 takeaways.

  • Top Trends in Fresh: Food Transparency

    Jan 28, 2016

    FMI-12092014_117_e_WEBBecause today’s consumers want to know what’s in their food and where it comes from, the first webinar's focus was on “Food Transparency.” Transparency is more important than ever to consumers, so retailers who are on the forefront of marketing and merchandising these products grow sales up to 25 percent faster than average.

  • Descriptive Designation for Needle- or Blade-Tenderized (Mechanically Tenderized) Beef Product

    Nov 19, 2015

    20151208-FMI-634-WEBDuring this webinar, USDA FSIS discussed what is required as part of the recently published final rule entitled, “Descriptive Designation for Needle- or Blade-Tenderized (Mechanically Tenderized) Beef Product.”

  • When Head Meets Heart in the Grocery Cart: Emerging Consumer Values Regarding Food Safety, Health and Wellness, and Animal Welfare

    Oct 14, 2015

    20151208-FMI-257r-WEBThis webinar highlights findings from the FMI 2015 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Report,conducted by the Hartman Group. Participants will gain insights into consumer values around food safety, health and wellness and animal welfare. 

  • Country of Origin Labeling—Retailer Requirements & Surveillance

    Sep 30, 2015

    FMI-12092014_384_WEBDuring this webinar, Julie Henderson, Director of AMS’ COOL Division, and Dr. Kenneth Becker, Agricultural Marketing Specialist with the COOL Division, introduce COOL, discussed basic requirements and provide an update of monitoring activities. 

  • Making the Meal Fit the Shape and Schedule of the New American Household: the Grocer as Food and Family Facilitator

    Sep 02, 2015

    Trends 2015 Infographic Grocery Shopper TypesThis webinar highlights findings from the FMI 2015 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Report, conducted by the Hartman Group. Participants will gain insights into the changing consumer mealtime distinctions and broader household member participation in shopping and the shared shopper paradigm.

  • A Peek from the Peak: A Panoramic View of the 2015 U.S. Grocer Shopper Trends

    Aug 05, 2015

    Trends 2015 Cover largeThis webinar highlights findings from the FMI 2015 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Report, conducted by the Hartman Group. Participants gain insight into why individual food shoppers make the decisions they do, and how their attitudes and piecemeal behaviors translate into large-scale shifts that affect supermarket revenues and growth. The research provides not just data that the industry can rely on to inform decision-making, but also offers an evidence-based point of view relevant to the most urgent strategic challenges facing food marketers.