A Commitment to Natural Refrigerants, its Second Nature.

A Commitment to Natural Refrigerants, its Second Nature.

By Kim Camp, Learning Center – Many retailers are looking ahead to future-proof their business against future regulations and stay ahead of the curve and their competition. While new technologies are constantly being developed, another challenge the industry faces is the impact that governmental regulations, domestic and international have...

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Creating a Fresher Tomorrow

Creating a Fresher Tomorrow

There was a focus on fresh at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) 2017 Show at the McCormick Center in Chicago last month. With food service on the rise, there was a focus on offering fresh prepared, ready-to-go meals and snack options. And, Hillphoenix came to the show...

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Merchandising With the Five Senses – Listen Up!

Merchandising With the Five Senses – Listen Up!

By Margie Merchandiser Remember in the movie Jerry Maguire when Renee Zellweger enthusiastically stated “You had me at HELLO!” Wouldn’t it be great if customers came into your establishment and felt the exact same way? Sound is a beautiful and powerful tool that establishes a friendly environment, and in...

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Draw in Shoppers with a Crave-worthy Store

Draw in Shoppers with a Crave-worthy Store

Before online shopping and food delivery services entered the scene, having a supermarket in a convenient location was often enough to drive traffic.  As the definition and delivery method of convenience continues to evolve, it’s become even more important to create experiences for and relationships with your shoppers.  They...

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