Fresh-on-the-perimeter: Produce destination centers meet shopper demands for convenience and healthy foods

By Jack Sjogren Hillphoenix Design Center Specialist Join Jack Sjogren and Kelly Sayko for “Innovations in the Fresh Perimeter” at Supermarket Sense 2016, September 21-22 in Conyers, Ga. Adding a destination center to a supermarket’s produce department satisfies two…

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Category: Merchandising, Design Center

Opportunities To Expand Consumption Throughout the Week

By Kelly Sayko Hillphoenix Case Division Product Manager People love the convenience of grabbing a prepared meal from the store. Whether they’re running late to work in the morning or they’re eating lunch in between meetings, over 60% of…

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5 Critical Factors for Destination Center Success: A First-Hand Look

By Justin Webster, Hillphoenix It’s one thing to talk about the five critical factors for destination center success (Menu, Layout, Equipment, Merchandising, and Talent); it’s another to see them in action. Conference-goers who signed up for Store Tours at…

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Tips for Landscaping and Merchandising a Fresh Food Island

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist “Fresh” is at the forefront of the food industry, and retailers are constantly seeking new ways to meet the fresh expectations of shoppers. Hillphoenix’s new Island 2 Innovate (i2i) modular island…

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i2i: Raising the bar on fresh in small format stores

By Margie Proctor Hillphoenix Marketing & Design Specialist Small format grocery stores — and convenience stores, in particular — are taking fresh foods to a whole new level. Once a place to gas up the car and grab a…

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Category: Merchandising, Design Center