/FMS Newswire/
20 Jul, 2020

Conducting A Physical Inventory To Avoid Stock-Outs

By |2020-07-20T15:35:12+00:00July 20th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

The pandemic has placed a lot of pressure on brick-and-mortar retail, including independent grocery stores. When state and local governments issued stay-at-home orders in mid-March to limit the coronavirus spread, grocers saw their shelves cleared out as a result of shoppers' panic-buying. With the rising pressure of achieving optimal operational efficiency during these exceptional times, retailers must be able to achieve near-perfect inventory accuracy. Inaccurate [...]

13 Jul, 2020

FMS Signs an Agreement to Handle Grocers Supply Retail Accounting Services

By |2020-07-09T17:15:22+00:00July 13th, 2020|All News, Announcements|0 Comments

New Deal Expands FMS’s Presence in the South-Central Region of the United States  [Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 2020] — FMS Solutions, Inc. (FMS) announced today that it will be the third-party outsourced provider for Grocers Supply retail accounting services division in Houston, Texas. This new agreement increases FMS’s presence in the south-central part of the U.S. This relationship continues the longstanding partnership between Grocers Supply [...]

9 Jun, 2020

What is the economic impact of COVID-19 on independent grocers?

By |2020-06-09T14:13:39+00:00June 9th, 2020|All News, Announcements|0 Comments

What is the economic impact of COVID-19 on independent grocers? 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 NGA intend to identify some of the cost [...]

15 May, 2020

FMS Solutions To Acquire UNFI’s Retail Accounting Services Division

By |2020-05-22T13:26:32+00:00May 15th, 2020|All News, Announcements|0 Comments

Transaction marks the second acquisition in 2020 for FMS [Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 2020] —FMS Solutions, Inc. (FMS) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI)’s Retail Accounting Services Division. This transaction, which is expected to be completed by June 6, 2020, makes the second acquisition of the year for FMS, accelerating its growth strategy. FMS’s leading [...]

30 Apr, 2020

Employee Retention In Times Of High Demand And A Global Pandemic

By |2020-04-30T21:17:58+00:00April 30th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

A business's most valued resource is its staff, especially in a competitive environment, like retail. For years, employee retention has always been a critical enabler for the retail supermarket industry. How will they be impacted in the long term by COVID-19? While the workforce is essential to the business, they are also the most vulnerable to the virus. This situation puts additional considerations on retention [...]