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Top news from trade associations, market research firms and management consultancies pertaining to consumer grocery trendspolicy, regulatory and advocacy efforts.

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FMI Names Dan Ratner Senior Director

With more than 20 years of experience, he joins the member services team to help enhance member value.

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As Grocery Store Wars Intensify, New Strategic Alliances Are Formed

In era when differentiation is crucial, nontraditional partnerships are poised to continue.

Eight retailers, two suppliers and one community collaborator received Gold Plate Awards for their efforts during National Family Meals Month.

In her annual state of the industry keynote, the trade association’s chief framed four key areas of the new food marketplace through the lenses “of what we need to learn, what we must unlearn and what we need to relearn.”

Six product suppliers were named to the board, along with a new chairman, Randy Edeker of Hy-Vee.

The new brand identify reflects the association’s strategy to more broadly represent the retail food marketplace and interconnected supply chain.

Both organizations will continue to work together on programs and initiatives beneficial to the independent grocery industry.

Trade associations across the board welcome the approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

The author identifies three major trends that bold grocers can harness for success.

The trade deal, which is in phase one, has greatly impacted dairy sales, and Michael Dykes, president and CEO of the association, shares his thoughts.

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