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June 28, 2021
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This year's event is set for Sept. 21-24 in Nashville at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
INDUSTRY
Restaurant Employment Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels in Four States
California leads the country with 40,100 restaurant workers hired in May.
Full-Service Restaurants See Same-Store Sales Dip
The overall industry continues positive growth while third-party delivery services remain popular.
Member Q&A: Kitchenall
A strong e-commerce focus helped the Brooklyn-based distributor quickly rebound from the COVID-19 downturn.
Thermo-Kool Hires National Sales Manager
Mark Fogarty will take over duties from retiring sales and marketing manager Teri Brewer.
A New Role in Purchasing - The Expediter
Jason Bader, principal of The Distribution Team, a FEDA associate member, explains how distributors can rethink positions to respond to ongoing supply chain challenges.
ADVOCACY
Take Action Alert: U.S. Chamber Requests Help in Rejecting Tax Hikes
The Fourth of July recess offers an opportunity for businesses to contact their local legislators.
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

Dealer Members Can Register Now for the FEDA Educational Lunch at The NAFEM Show
Kelli Valade, president and CEO of Black Box Intelligence, will discuss the opportunities available to distributors and dealers willing to "jump in the sandbox" with innovative operators.

FEDA Associate Member FitForCommerce Digital Tip
Live chat is an effective engagement tool for simple customer service questions.

FEDA Video Marketing Center Product Video of the Week: Vollrath
Check out this week's highlighted video: Vollrath delivery bags.



Learn Institute Course of the Week: Modern Marketing to Influence and Convert Prospects
This course provides a three-part lesson on the "what," "how," and next steps of digital sales and marketing. 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
Apply for 2021 FEDA Gold Awards Recognition
Distributor and manufacturer FEDA members are eligible to apply for the honor, which will be presented at the FEDA Annual Conference in Nashville this September.
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