Independent Operator

Independent supermarkets must be innovative and distinguished in the marketplace. We have the contacts, resources and education programs you need to grow your business.  

Independent Operator Newsletter

Monthly, FMI sends resources and updates geared to the food retail independent operator covering all areas of the food industry.



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Store Operations Webinar Series

FMI has partnered with grocery industry specialist Harold Lloyd to present an educational webinar series focused on many facets of store operations. The content of these webinars helps stores and teams operate at their greatest. These interactive virtual meetings help equip store directors, store managers, and others with invaluable insights and tools to make their roles easier and more effective

Self Disruption: A Path to Future Competitiveness and Profitability

During a meeting of the FMI Independent Operator Committee a presentation was given on how the retail competitive landscape continues to evolve at an increasing pace with no slowdown projected through 2025. The Committee will continue to address the ongoing scale of retail disruption coupled with the key enablers, which drive real and profitable growth going forward. 

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Share Groups

FMI hosts multiple events to link non-competitors in share groups across the country. These groups allow food retail professionals in similar subject areas to convene in specialized forums and engage in issue-specific dialogue.

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