A collection of news, articles and other featured content about July 2014.

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about July 2014.

July 2014

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    • Consumer Confidence on the Rise

      Food safety is the No. 1 priority of food retailers. Proactive prevention and vigilant food safety management is key to selling safe and wholesome food.
    • Nine Factors in the Food Retail Experience of the Future

      The Retail Experience of the Future exhibit at FMI Connect in Chicago featured research from PwC's report "Front of the Line; How Grocers Can Get Ahead for the Future". These are the topline learnings:
    • 3 Trends Driving Future Collaboration

      Collaboration is nothing new in the world of grocery retailing. But as the industry has evolved–and continues to do so on an almost daily basis–the scope and importance of collaboration has significantly changed.
    • The Road Ahead

      The late Steve Jobs once said, "You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new."
    • Trending Toward Health and Wellness

      In the annual Shopping for Health survey, FMI and Prevention magazine explore changes in shoppers' behavior, preferences, and concerns related to food purchasing and preparation.
    • Bridging the Digital Divide

      As the pace of technology accelerates, retailers are scrambling to get their websites and mobile apps to stand out in an increasingly crowded field.
    • What's In Store for Future Stores

      Wow, a brand new world is shaping up. These are my lofty predictions. What are yours? – Harry Stagnito, President and CEO, Stagnito Media
    • Growing through Acquisitions

      Established retailers and CPG manufacturers are ramping up their acquisitions and opening up new formats as their confidence in the economy improves.
    • New Trends Challenge Comfortable Concepts

      A Letter from the President and CEO "What this new sharing of responsibility means is that no single member of the household can completely account for the total household's spend-per-trip or even the number of trips-per-week."
    • Global Challenges: The More Things Change...

      Foreign markets represent a tempting growth option to challenges at home. But packaged goods sellers globally face familiar trials that require smart operators.
    • No Time to Waste: Industry Group Calls for Action

      One of the most noticeable, yet difficult to measure, industry trends of the past year has been the tendency to turn to collaboration and tackle industry-wide issues. The Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) is a shining example of such partnerships.

    A collection of news, articles and other featured content about July 2014.