Small-format trend calls for refrigerated cases designed for small spaces

By Kelly Sayko Hillphoenix Case Division Small-format stores now claim about half of consumers’ short shopping trips, according to market researcher IRI, and traditional retailers are adapting. Big-box stalwart Wal-Mart is reporting same-store growth of nearly 8% at its…

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Category: Clarity

Just Because It’s Difficult Doesn’t Mean We Shouldn’t Try

By Keilly Witman KW Refrigerant Management Strategy LLC This is the second article in a three-part series on sustainability and refrigerants. In part I of my series on communicating about sustainability in refrigeration with consumers, I discussed why it…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Second Nature & CO2

“Cool Math” Video: Switching to CO2 – A focus on start-up refrigerant charge

There are many variables to consider when evaluating the return on investment for a CO2 refrigeration system. This video explains how to calculate start-up refrigerant charge savings on a CO2 refrigeration system compared to an HFC-based refrigeration system. Learn…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Second Nature & CO2

Merchandising Tip: Less can be more

Are crowded signs, melting ice, and other distractions stealing the attention away from your fresh meat and seafood? By keeping merchandising simple, you keep the focus on the product.

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Category: Coolgenix, Merchandising, Design Center

Natural refrigeration is a challenging sustainability issue for consumers

By Keilly Witman KW Refrigerant Management Strategy LLC This is the first article in a three-part series on sustainability and refrigerants. In this day and age, most supermarket companies recognize that their customers care about the environment and their…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Second Nature & CO2