Retailers face a number of food safety challenges: supply chains are becoming more and more complex; regulatory requirements are increasing; consumer preferences are changing; prepared foods offered at retail are expanding; and our workforce is changing.
In food retail, everything starts with the shopper. We operate in a consumer-driven industry with an inextricably linked value chain – consumers are more in control and they expect an engaging and enjoyable in-store/shopping experience.
Less than half of survey respondents still offer them, and their formats vary wildly in every respect.
Perhaps no aspect of CPG retailing is in a greater state of flux than coupons–what form they should take, where they should come from, and whether they should even exist.
Less than ha
FMI Connect award programs recognize store-level managerial, culinary and wellness employees and programs that contribute to improving the company and the communities they serve.
Store Manager Awards: Now in its fifteenth year, FMI's Store Manager Award program represents our desire to e
Every business would like to have an accurate crystal ball. But since they don't exist, predictive analytics is the next best thing.
Predictive analytics is the systematic study of historical results, of sales or other aspects of a business, to determine patterns and predict future performance.
On June 10th, we had just concluded day one of FMI Connect and a speech by Hillary Clinton coinciding with the release of her book, "Hard Choices," when my phone buzzed with a full screen of missed calls, voicemails and texts.