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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’s 2022 Grocery Shopper Trends Report Finds Shoppers Still Enjoy Grocery Shopping

"The pandemic has not diminished the appeal of grocery shopping, particularly for younger shoppers. Satisfaction with their primary store remains high for shoppers," said Steve Markenson, director of research and insights.

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UNFI Gets Nod of Approval on Climate Goals

The company said its emissions- and waste-reduction targets have been validated and approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative.

"You're not an island," a former DHS official told an FMI audience in an active-assailant preparedness seminar, urging retailers to collaborate with other local businesses and law enforcement.

The “Understanding and Finding Solutions to the Persistent Labor Crisis in Foodservice” session offered food for thought on what employees want in a job—and why they sometimes leave.

WGB is excited to announce the addition of Jeniece Drake, an experienced journalist and educator, to its team in the role of editor.

The company expects to share transition plans in the coming months.

"We urge the agency to clearly reassure consumers that Abbott has taken appropriate steps to come into compliance with food safety regulations and resume safe production so that consumer confidence in the safety of its products can be rebuilt," said FMI President and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin.

Offering more than 4,000 restaurant-quality products at competitive prices, including fresh meat, produce, dairy, deli items and frozen seafood, the store will be open to the public seven days a week with no membership required.

Latest Numerator data shows 73% of people will head to the store to buy food, and 42% will be purchasing alcohol beverages.

In search of the best prices as grocery prices continue to rise, more consumers are visiting multiple retailers or seeking out promotions and sales.

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