New LEDs will have you seeing red in all the right ways

Clarity LED Lighting

By Jonathan Tan, VP Energy Services The AMS Group, Hillphoenix Over the past decade or so, grocers have been reaping merchandising benefits of LED lighting in freezer cases. Despite initial limitations in LED color quality and total light output,…

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Category: Design Center, AMS Group

Close The Case: Built for selling food, not just saving energy

Hillphoenix Clarity Meat Case

By Jonathan Tan, VP Energy Services The AMS Group, Hillphoenix We’ve all heard it: Doors on refrigerated cases are good for energy but not so much for business. Yet we know shoppers perceive food in closed cases as colder,…

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Category: Merchandising, AMS Group

Before and after: Speedy fixes for merchandising mistakes

how to merchandise a closed case

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist With no budget and only the merchandise on hand, I partnered with an independent supermarket customer to overhaul a closed-case display. The store’s merchandiser was focused on SKUs she was responsible…

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Category: Clarity, Merchandising, Design Center

Revealing food merchandisers’ secrets for closed-case refrigerated displays

Clarity Reach-In Merchandiser Dairy

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist Here’s a merchandising secret that’s kept far too well: Putting doors on refrigerated cases will enhance your displays. Skeptical, are you? Well, keep reading to discover just how compelling closed-case merchandising…

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Category: Clarity, Merchandising, Design Center

Energy efficient solutions from a shopper’s point of view

By Jonathan Tan, VP Energy Services The AMS Group, Hillphoenix Our relationship with food is changing. Cooking shows, celebrity chefs, open kitchen designs. Instagram photos. Grocers bringing alternatives into the mainstream. The resurgence of the farmers market. The list…

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Category: AMS Group