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Off-Grid Energy Soothes the Sting of Peak Demand Charges

Electricity consumption during certain times of day comes at a high price. To prevent brownouts during demand spikes, utility companies maintain a lot of very expensive equipment on standby and they pass that expense on to commercial (industrial) ratepayers in the form of demand charges — a portion of the electric bill, in addition to actual consumption, that customers pay [...]

By |2016-09-29T18:58:50+00:00September 29, 2016|AMS Group, Power Systems|0 Comments

Use digital technology thoughtfully

Carre’ Bistline is the Director, Business Development Digital Solutions for Anthony International. Join Carre’ Bistline for “Engaging Digital Signage Opportunities for Food Retailers” at Supermarket Sense 2016, September 21-22, in Conyers, Ga. For consumers, digital technology can be a disruptive or engaging presence. To ensure such technology has the desired effect on grocery shoppers, it is imperative that grocers thoughtfully [...]

By |2016-09-20T19:00:28+00:00September 20, 2016|Design Center, Merchandising|0 Comments

Saving the Center Store — 6 Strategies for Shopper Engagement

Join Harold Lloyd for “Saving the Center Store” at Supermarket Sense 2016, Sept. 21-22 in Conyers, Georgia. At the upcoming Supermarket Sense, happening just outside Atlanta on Sept. 21-22, I’ll explore ways to save the center store. Here’s a preview — six strategies for rebuffing online (and other) competition by revamping those long, boring aisles: Rethink lighting. Replace glaring, fluorescent [...]

By |2016-09-15T19:01:45+00:00September 15, 2016|Design Center, Merchandising|0 Comments

Saving the Center Store — Inertia Is the Enemy

Join Harold Lloyd for “Saving the Center Store” at Supermarket Sense 2016, Sept. 21-22 in Conyers, Georgia. The supermarket center store is stuck in a time warp, and that’s especially dangerous in today’s food retail environment. We’re going up against online shopping that’s fast and entertaining, and products in the center store are particularly vulnerable to online competition. Yet, those [...]

By |2016-09-13T19:03:45+00:00September 13, 2016|Design Center, Merchandising|0 Comments

Infographic: Capture Savings as You Spend Capex Dollars on Refrigeration Upgrades

Are you looking for projects to help you make the most of your allocated capital expenditure budget before the year runs out? A refrigeration system upgrade is a strong option. Here’s why: It’s a capex project that can be accomplished in a relatively short time. There’s no major construction. It positions your store for more modernization down the road. The upfront [...]

By |2016-09-06T19:08:39+00:00September 6, 2016|AMS Group, Refrigeration Systems|0 Comments

Lighting helps highlight true colors of products and stores

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 the tone for the shopping experience, lighting – in particular, color choice – is a key merchandising strategy for grocers. Lighting is one of the first things a shopper [...]

By |2016-09-01T19:10:09+00:00September 1, 2016|Design Center, Merchandising|0 Comments
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