122 Results for "Industry Research"

Download the White Paper: Meeting the Demands in Today's Supply Chain

IFMA began its 2016 Strategic Issues Series (SIS) with its session titled “Meeting the Demands in Today’s Supply Chain.” The session, held in April in Chicago, focused on how third-party supply chain options are becoming more prevalent in today’s foodservice landscape. Maryanne Rose, founder and CEO of SpenDifference, presented “Outsourcing the Supply Chain in the Foodservice Industry,” setting the foundation with key insights outlining the rise of third-party supply chain options. Additionally, Sherri Hager, VP of Client Solutions at SpenDifference, modera

Posted by IFMA by Maria Kiagias July 01, 2016
Tagged in: channel partners, Industry Research, Strategic Issues Series, white papers

2014 IFMA Presidents Conference Executive Summary Series

The 2014 Foodservice "State of the Industry Report" is one of 10 powerful presentations that are covered in the 2014 IFMA Presidents Conference Executive Summary Series, all of which are now made available as a resource for culinary, marketing, sales/supply chain, insights and executive leaders in the foodservice industry.

Posted by IFMA March 01, 2015
Tagged in: Presidents Conference, Industry Research

Serving Independent Restaurants Puts Manufacturers at the Heart of the Foodservice Industry

Independent restaurants represent one-third of broadline foodservice distribution dollars and their spending has increased year-over-year for the past two years. This growth has transpired despite independents competing against the marketing power of national and regional foodservice chains and losing total visits and unit counts during the recession. The message these trends convey is clear—that if chains are the backbone of the restaurant industry, then independent restaurants are the heart and it pays in the long run for manufacturers to maintain a long-term independent strategy. 

Posted by IFMA - Courtesy of The NPD Group May 18, 2016
Tagged in: IFMA Associate Members, Foodservice Industry Research, Foodservice Trends, Foodservice Data, Industry Research, Independent Foodservice Operators

Fresh, Local, Organic & Sustainable are What Health is all About

We are way past just fat and calories. People today associate health with items they feel good about consuming - fresh, local, natural, organic and sustainable - under a larger healthy halo. IFMA's Consumer Planning Program 2014 Report uncovers the shift in health drivers for today's consumers.

Posted by IFMA May 20, 2015
Tagged in: Industry Research, Foodservice Data, Foodservice Marketing, Consumer Planning Program

Posted by IFMA January 13, 2016
Tagged in: Industry Research, Insights, Insights Library