The 2012 Economic Census: Surveying the Food Retailing and Wholesaling Industries

Thursday, January 31, 2013 (2pm - 3pm US/Eastern)

Nearly 4 million businesses, including food retailers and wholesalers, have received forms for the 2012 Economic Census, the U.S. Government’s official five-year measure of American business and the economy. By law, businesses must respond by February 12. Here’s some important information to help you prepare:

• Get help with forms and report online at
• Learn all about the Economic Census at

Please join us on Thursday, January 31 at 2:00 pm EST for a webinar to hear directly from U.S. Census Bureau officials on:

• How to respond to commodity flow surveys and others.
• How the information you provide is being used by the federal government.
• What your legal obligations are to respond.

A question and answer session will follow.

For more information, contact Erik Lieberman,