15 Results for "Associate Members"
The NPD Group, a leading global information company, recently reported that in 2015 the U.S. foodservice industry recovered the visits it lost during the Great Recession, and will end the year with a total traffic volume of 61 billion visits, up 1 percent, and a consumer spending gain of 3 percent compared to same time last year. Foodservice visits are also forecasted to grow by another 1 percent in 2016.
Posted by IFMA - Courtesy of The NPD Group January 29, 2016
Tagged in: Industry Research, Foodservice Trends, Insights, Associate Members
Reaching nearly the 400,000 independent operators can be an overwhelming task for manufacturers, and social media is one way to reach this large audience directly and cost effectively. Bethany Bell, social media manager at deep food marketing group presents four ways that food manufacturers can build genuine relations with independent operators on social media in the webinar titled “4 Building Blocks of Connecting with Independent Operators on Social Media”.
Posted by IFMA October 01, 2015
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Connect, Associate Members, Manufacturer Members, Insights, Marketing
Although young and with limited spending power now, no one wants to be caught unaware by Generation Z’s preferences and behaviors. Warren Solochek, President of the Foodservice Practice at The NPD Group, provided perspective and research during his webinar titled “Gen Z: Connecting with the Next Generation”.
Posted by IFMA October 23, 2015
Tagged in: Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum, Center of Connectivity, Associate Members, Manufacturer Members, Insights, Marketing, Webinars
COEX 2013 brought together 400 foodservice leaders from the chain operator and IFMA Member community for a dynamic, high-energy event. Watch a highlight video, featuring the sponsors who made it all possible.
Posted by IFMA April 02, 2013
Tagged in: COEX, Associate Members, Manufacturer Members, Chain Operators, Sponsorship Opportunities
Growth, or lack of growth, is the biggest challenge we face in the foodservice industry. Since 2008, the foodservice industry has lost more than $20 billion in sales as consumers have reduced the amount of money they spend on meals away from home. To turn things around the first step is to get the consumer back.
Tagged in: Membership, About IFMA, Foodservice Leaders, Associate Members, Manufacturer Members