Meal Kits: Getting Your Store in the Game

With many families desiring home-cooked meals but having little time to plan, it’s no surprise meal kits have become increasingly popular over the last few years. Unlike time-saving products that involve adding a boxed mix to ground beef, meal kits incorporate fresh ingredients and step-by-step instructions to allow consumers to create wholesome dishes from scratch. […]

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School Is In, Holiday Merchandising Is On

It’s back-to-school time once again and so begins the transition to fall and holiday merchandising, often jokingly referred to as “Hallowthanksmas”. While some consumers dislike this time of year because it signals an end to summer festivities and warm weather, others find comfort in slowing down, spending more time at home, and relaxing with family […]

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Choosing the Right Sign Holder

It’s a fact that signage sells, but, in a retail environment, the addition of a quality sign holder can also greatly improve presentation and extend the life of a sign. However, with thousands of options available, finding just the right sign holder can be overwhelming. It may be helpful to narrow the search by first […]

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Focus of Frozen Foods

If asked what draws them to a particular grocery store, most shoppers won’t even think to mention the frozen food department. Most would probably say the produce, prepared foods, deli, meat, or seafood departments. But, while frozen foods may not grab the headlines like fresh area foods, they remain on the majority of US household […]

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Sampling Still Sells

If you’re in the food or grocery business you know sampling still sells, though you may not know exactly why. Sure, everyone likes to get something for free, but what makes them actually purchase the item they’ve tasted? Here are some factors at play during the sampling and purchase process: Price – If an item […]

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Produce Presentation: 6 Tips for the Star of Your Store

Judging by the placement of enticing produce displays at the entrance of nearly every grocery store, retailers are clearly aware that the produce department is one of the most important areas of a store’s layout. In fact, “Survey after survey of customer opinion says one of the predominant reasons they shop a supermarket is because […]

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Promote Produce for National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month®, an annual informational campaign presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It is aimed at encouraging healthy eating patterns in our daily lives. In addition to promoting sound eating habits, the campaign offers grocers and other retailers an opportunity to showcase and promote seasonal produce. With some skillful produce […]

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Deli Display Do’s and Don’ts

Presentation is everything, and food retailers understand how important it is to enhance merchandising in deli cases during the busy holiday season. Offering a tempting display that showcases your product will help to increases sales. Create a delectable food service environment that makes your fare simply irresistible by following these Deli Display Do’s and Don’ts: […]

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Looking for Retail Merchandising Solutions?

When searching for retail merchandising solutions, choose a vendor partner who specializes in merchandising – one that even customizes products in-house with unique patented designs and specialized engineering. Establish a relationship with a partner who offers quality products to optimally showcase your merchandise and provide you with a maximum Return on Investment (ROI). Whether you are a retailer, brand marketer, marketing […]

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It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Black Friday

No, it is not too early to start preparing for Black Friday. In fact, many consumers wait all year long for Black Friday sales, and even make the majority of their holiday purchases on this popular shopping day. As a retailer, it’s crucial to capitalize as much as you can while managing crowds and protecting valuable […]

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