Trade associations


FMI, NRF, RILA seek lower debit-card swipe fees from Fed meeting

Debit interchange rate remains too high despite falling costs for banks, retail trade groups said.

Industry Partners

FMI inaugurates 17 new board members

CEOs of Aldi U.S., Ahold Delhaize USA, Giant Eagle, C&S, AWG and KeHE among the retail, distributor and supplier executives elected as directors to the grocery and food industry trade group.

Schnuck Markets, Brookshire Grocery, Southeastern Grocers among retailers participating in FMI’s national day of appreciation.

Taking place Feb. 26-28, the National Grocers Association's conference lineup includes networking, educational insight and a new tech summit.

Video shows that sparsely populated shelves don’t always signify product out-of-stocks.

Food retailers are investing more than ever in tech to boost efficiency and improve the customer experience, but they’re not entirely sold on its effectiveness, FMI’s The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2022 report found.

Despite this inflationary environment, 86% of shoppers feel they have some control over their food spending, FMI reported.

The event, which takes place Oct. 27-29 in Orlando, will include a State of the Industry address from association CEO Cathy Burns.

“Make it a habit every morning to just 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 … tell one person you appreciate them and why you do; it changes everything,” says the author and motivational speaker.

At the IDDBA Show, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said it best: If your crew doesn’t believe in you, and “if they don’t feel like you believe in them … they’re not going to battle and they’re not going to put their best into it.”

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