Posted Oct 15, 2020 For the first time in decades, there is real, bipartisan momentum for antitrust reform and recognition that dominate players in the marketplace can and do have a negative impact on local economies and communities. Thanks to the efforts of the National Grocers Association and some of their members, Congress is keenly aware of the supply chain challenges our industry has faced and has indicated an interest in this topic as it relates to their oversight of antitrust laws. Read more [...]
Posted Aug 19, 2020 Webinar Alert Join us as we take a look into the state of the industry, profits, and performance among profit leaders with our CEO, Robert Graybill.
Posted Aug 18, 2020 As the new semester starts, we want to take a moment to wish all students across the country a smooth transition back to school, especially to the two exceptional recipients for the 2020 scholarship. Read more [...]
Posted Aug 12, 2020 Our 15th edition of the Independent Grocers Financial Survey is now available. This edition features a special chapter on the impact COVID-19 has had on the industry. : • How the 2019 economy staged the industry for 2020 • A look into profits and performance among profit leaders • The two most crucial moves that lead to success during the pandemic • COVID-19 sales and changes among independent grocers Get your copy today! ℎ ℎ ℎ .
Posted Jul 13, 2020 This new deal marks our third acquisition in less than 12 months and will help us increase our presence in the South-Central Region of the US.
Posted Jul 4, 2020 As we enjoy the weekend, let us stop and reflect on all that has been fought for our country, and safely celebrate our Independence.
Posted Jun 22, 2020 Have a minute to spare? The National Grocers Association Foundation (NGAF) is now offering technical assistance to retailers allowing them to participate in produce incentives and "prescription" programs for low-income shoppers. Understanding your store operations will help us to provide you the best support with these projects. Your answers to the following questions will help connect stores with participating agencies and to make it as easy as possible to implement these programs in your store.
Posted Jun 21, 2020 Wishing everyone a Happy Father's Day and remembering those fathers who may no longer be with us for all the lessons they taught us!
Posted Jun 9, 2020 The change in shopping patterns has caused retailers to adapt quickly and could create long-term disruption. Even though grocery stores are experiencing record sales due to increased demand, many retailers see rising costs as they respond to the challenges of COVID-19. In this 5-minute survey, FMS and National Grocers Association intend to identify some of the cost retailers incur due to this recent outbreak. Your participation in the survey is entirely voluntary, and no personally identifiable information will be associated with your answers to any reports of these data. Thank you in advance for participating in this effort.