3 Ways Food Retailers Will Be Affected by New Commercial Refrigeration Standards

PART ONE OF THREE: THE NEW REGULATIONS AND THEIR EFFECTS On March 27, 2017, new regulations from the Department of Energy requiring greater energy efficiency for commercial refrigerated cases will go into effect.  These standards apply only to commercial…

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Category: Clarity, Refrigeration Systems, AMS Group

Lighting helps highlight true colors of products and stores

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist Join Margie Proctor and Jack Sjogren for “The Art of Lighting – Merchandising and Food Presentation” at Supermarket Sense 2016, September 21-22 in Conyers, Ga. From highlighting food products to setting…

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Add the element of surprise to create engaging closed-case displays

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist Here’s a challenge for all of you store merchandisers tasked with building great displays behind closed-case doors. Surprise and delight your shoppers with at least one unexpected design element inside the…

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No-Heat Freezer Doors? No Sweat!

by Jonathan Tan, VP Energy Services The AMS Group Food stores are complex. What it takes to merchandise effectively, on one hand, and operate efficiently, on the other, can be at odds with each other. Heated cooler and freezer…

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Don’t Overthink Merchandising Behind Refrigerator Doors

Does merchandising behind closed doors stress you out? Margie Proctor, Hillphoenix marketing & design specialist, offers some tips for merchandising glass-front cases.  

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