TITLE

FMI sounds wake-up call

AUTHOR(S)
McTaggart, Jenny
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;6/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Show's annual Speaks tradition. For 2007, the last Speaks event to be held in Chicago, Illinois, FMI raised a warning flag about the many challenges shaping the future of the business. Among the most important issues that demand response, according to FMI, are food safety, health care costs, the rising expense of interchange fees from credit card companies, and changes in consumer preferences and shopping habits.
ACCESSION #
25500718

 

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