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

DOE 2017

PART TWO OF THREE – WHAT TO EXPECT AND HOW TO PREPARE 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…

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Category: Learning Center, Refrigeration Systems

Use food demonstrations to connect with customers


By Justin Webster Hillphoenix Design Center Specialist On September 22-23, Hillphoenix hosted Supermarket Sense, a gathering of industry experts designed to educate food retailers about current and future trends — and how to make the most of them. One…

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Category: Learning Center, Merchandising

Mapping shopper’s eye leads to 22% sales jump


By Jack Sjogren Hillphoenix Design Center Specialist Here’s a great story about the power of lighting and proper merchandising. Driscoll’s, one of the world’s largest distributors of fresh berries, wanted to amp up sales from its “Berry Patch” displays,…

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Category: Design Center, Learning Center, Merchandising

Retailers and industry experts gather for Hillphoenix’s Supermarket Sense


By Henry Pellerin Hillphoenix Vice President of Marketing As traditional food-selling lines crisscross and blur — think grocerant — retailers increasingly seek insights from vendors with a view across multiple environments. At Hillphoenix, we have that broad view because…

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Category: Learning Center

Show-and-sell strategy leads to hot foods program success

Heated Granite Kowalskis Stillwater

By Kim Camp, Learning Center Programs Manager and Justin Webster, Hillphoenix Design Center Specialist Grocery shoppers love the convenience and variety of ready-to-eat meals. In response, about 75% of food retailers plan to set up self-service bars by early…

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Category: Learning Center