ARLINGTON, Va. — Food Marketing Institute here is scheduled to unveil its plans today to stage an “American Idol”-style talent competition among attendees at next year’s FMI Show in Las Vegas. The contest will call on retail attendees to sing, dance or otherwise showcase their abilities as performers. “There is a lot of sameness in trade shows, and we are trying to do something a little different,” Brian Tully, senior vice president, FMI, told SN. Contestants will be asked to submit videos ...

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