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18 Nov, 2019

What You Need To Know About Holiday Markdowns And Returns

By |2019-11-18T23:39:13+00:00November 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

With the holiday season kicking in a couple of weeks, many retailers are planning the roll out of multiple discounts to increase the foot traffic. Leading the list, we find those who experienced flatter sales the past season. Even when there is no perfect strategy to guarantee strong sales, keeping up with the customers’ shopping behavior is the perfect place to start. Instead of chasing [...]

12 Nov, 2019

Does the gig economy have a future in grocery stores?

By |2019-11-12T18:11:17+00:00November 12th, 2019|All News, FMS In The News|0 Comments

On-demand labor is now an integral part of e-commerce and promises to fill stocking, merchandising and other jobs, but high turnover could check its lofty ambitions. Earlier this year, e-commerce provider Shipt issued an invitation to its contract workers: Come to headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, meet our executives and talk about your jobs. One thousand individuals paid their way to the southern city in April and [...]

28 Oct, 2019

Fiscal Year 2018 Signals an Important Turnaround Year for Independent Grocers

By |2019-10-28T13:33:40+00:00October 28th, 2019|All News, Announcements|0 Comments

Study Finds Sales and Profit Growth along with a Rising Optimism about the Future Business Outlook Fort Lauderdale, FL (October 2019) — The 2019 edition of the annual Independent Grocers Financial Survey, a joint study between the National Grocers Association (NGA) and FMS Solutions, labels the fiscal year 2018 as an important turnaround year for independent grocers. Economic activity continued to improve in 2018, [...]

28 Oct, 2019

Independent Grocers Hold Their Own in Tough Environment

By |2019-10-28T13:33:23+00:00October 28th, 2019|All News, Announcements|0 Comments

Study Finds Sales and Profit Growth along with a Rising Optimism about the Future Business Outlook Toronto, ON (October, 2019) — The 2019 edition of the annual Independent Grocers Financial Survey, a joint study between the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) and FMS Solutions, documents continued strength and resilience among independent operators with solid sales and profit performances in a very tough marketplace. [...]

26 Aug, 2019

Price Image In A Competitive Environment

By |2019-08-26T19:17:52+00:00August 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

With consumer budgets getting squeezed and competition from all and new directions, grocery shoppers are looking for discounts and bargains. Whether they are watching a morning show or local news programs, consumers are being told how to save at the grocery store by shopping smarter. Traditional and digital media outlets are encouraging private label shopping versus national brands as a way to stretch the [...]