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July 19, 2021
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Register Now for the 2021 FEDA Annual Conference!
This year's event is set for Sept. 21-24 in Nashville at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
INDUSTRY
Middleby Won't Increase Offer to Acquire Welbilt
Middleby CEO says the $110 million termination fee will position the company for continued acquisitions.
Eating and Drinking Places See 2.3 Percent Sales Jump in May
Wholesale food prices are rising alongside sales, new data shows.
Same-Store Sales Growth Getting Stronger
Black Box Intelligence reports better sales from late June to early July.
Hatco Names New Director of Global Marketing
New role will see Christian Yungbluth directing the manufacturer’s business analysis and product research.
Alto-Shaam Hires Sales Manager for the Central United States
Kasey Klingensmith brings 11 years of industry experience to the global foodservice equipment manufacturer.
ADVOCACY
Take Action Alert: Support Replenishment of the Restaurant Relief Fund
The National Restaurant Association has published a new fact sheet detailing the need to authorize more funding for the critical program.
Small Businesses Most Affected by Worker Shortage
U.S. Chamber survey shows the difficulty small businesses are having in recruiting skilled and experienced employees.
Additional Legislative Updates
See all recent legislative updates, including the NAW's latest statements on the Biden Administration's spending proposals.
EDUCATION
FEDA Learn Institute Resources

FEDA Video Marketing Center Product Video of the Week: Hatco
Check out this week's highlighted video: Hatco heated well covers.



Learn Institute Course of the Week: Building a Simple Yet Effective Digital Marketing Plan
In this course, Lindsay Goetting provides digital solutions to a constantly evolving buyer's market. Remember to log in using your FEDA credentials.



Video: How Dealers Can Register and Use the Complimentary FEDA Video Marketing Center
Learn about the essential tool dealers can use to boost their sales and team training.



Upcoming Webinars
These upcoming webinars are available to help companies learn about and implement best practices.

New Employer Resources
These new employer resources are designed to help companies manage their businesses.

Additional Learn Resources: learn.feda.com
FEDA NEWS
FEDA Presents a Networking Lunch at The NAFEM Show
FEDA is excited to host sales trainer Paul Reilly for a program about selling value in today's marketplace on Aug. 27 at the Orange Country Convention Center.
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