Relevance is King for Market Share

Kim Camp – Learning Center Evolution is part of any industry, including food retail.  In order to stand the test of time and to navigate the latest trends and newcomers, it’s increasingly imperative to remain relevant.  It’s not just about surviving — it’s the key to thriving. What does...

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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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Combine food art, science, & trends to drive fresh ideas

Combine food art, science, & trends to drive fresh ideas

As the supermarket industry continues to expand and evolve, it’s become even more essential to anticipate trends and shoppers’ needs. This is precisely why Hillphoenix is part of bringing together in-house experts and industry professionals for another year of Supermarket Sense.  Join us September 20-21, 2017 in Conyers, GA...

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Show-and-sell strategy leads to hot foods program success

Show-and-sell strategy leads to hot foods program success

By Kim Camp, Learning Center Programs Manager and Justin Webster, Hillphoenix Design Center Specialist Grocery shoppers love the convenience and variety of ready-to-eat meals. In response, about 75% of food retailers plan to set up self-service bars by early next year, according to a Supermarket News survey published in...

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Goodbye, gourmet: Artisan is the new buzz word

Goodbye, gourmet: Artisan is the new buzz word

By Hannah Thompson Educator & Trainer for ANCO Fine Cheese Looks like the word “artisan” has been hijacked! Subway sandwich shops now offer artisan sandwiches, and Domino’s offers artisan pizza. What does “artisan” really mean? It’s meant to refer to foods that are hand-crafted in smaller batches and made...

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