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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Supermarket foodservice operations require a customer-focused business plan

By Orlando Espinosa Founder, Orlando Espinosa + Associates LLC Orlando Espinosa recently presented “Enhancing the Customer Experience Through Engaging Kitchen Design” at Supermarket Sense 2016 in Conyers, Ga. Supermarket foodservice operations offer tremendous potential for business owners, which is why a carefully considered plan is essential to success. This is...

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Use digital technology thoughtfully

By Carre’ Bistline 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...

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Saving the center store: Inertia is the enemy

Harold Lloyd Food Retail Industry Expert 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...

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Food trend: Stop saying ‘ethnic’

By Mark DiDomenico Datassential Inc. Join Mark DiDomenico for “Trends and Predictions in Foodservice 2016 – Supermarket and Convenience Stores” at Supermarket Sense 2016, Sept. 21-22 in Conyers, Georgia. In recent years, I’ve talked a lot about the importance of ethnic foods for restaurants and food retailers. In fact,...

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Food trend: Taking the pulse of non-meat proteins

By Mark DiDomenico, Datassential Inc. Join Mark DiDomenico for “Trends and Predictions in Foodservice 2016 – Supermarket and Convenience Stores” at Supermarket Sense 2016, Sept. 21-22 in Conyers, Georgia. Proteins have been on consumers’ (and food service operators’) minds for the past few years. The trend has shifted to “ubiquity”...

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