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6 Nov, 2020

Reflecting On The Supermarket Industry In 2020 And What Lies Ahead

By |2020-11-06T15:09:54+00:00November 6th, 2020|All News, FMS In The News|0 Comments

For the supermarket industry in the U.S., the year 2020 will be recorded as one of the best in terms of sales. The crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has ironically been a determining factor in these results, said Bob Graybill, president, and CEO, FMS Solutions, reflecting on the state of the industry and expectations of what might happen in 2021. Read the rest of [...]

23 Sep, 2020

FMS Augmented Contribution to NGA Foundation Scholarships This Year

By |2020-09-25T19:38:13+00:00September 23rd, 2020|All News, FMS In The News|0 Comments

The NGA Foundation has revealed the recipients of its 2020 scholarship program. This year, 18 students aspiring to careers in the grocery industry received scholarships. Our president and CEO, Robert Graybill, expanded this year’s contributions for scholarships. FMS provided an additional $8,000 to endow four scholarships for the children of law enforcement officers. Earlier this year, FMS also revealed the two recipients of the John [...]

17 Aug, 2020

Independent Grocers Built on 2019 Gains to Win in Pandemic

By |2020-08-17T16:39:08+00:00August 17th, 2020|All News, FMS In The News|0 Comments

The 2020 Financial Survey found that independent grocers have fared well generally amid the coronavirus crisis. This is partially due to the strategic investments they made in 2019. “Independent grocers started to see positive trends pre-pandemic, which is a great sign of the strengthening,” noted Robert Graybill, CEO and president of Florida-based FMS, an accounting solutions firm that works exclusively with the retail grocery industry. [...]

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 Aug, 2019

NGA Foundation Grants Scholarships to Supermarket Industry Aspirants

By |2019-10-10T15:45:21+00:00August 28th, 2019|All News, FMS In The News|0 Comments

The NGA Foundation has awarded $71,000 in scholarship funding for the 2019-20 academic year to 16 students pursuing supermarket industry careers. “The NGA Foundation is committed to preparing students for the future,” noted Matt Ott, executive director of the Arlington, Va.-based organization. “This class of scholarship recipients represent the best of the supermarket industry, and I look forward to seeing their achievements as they complete [...]