Merchandising with the Five Senses – Delight Your Customers and Allow Them to Savor a Bite

By Margie Merchandiser Confucius said “Everyone eats and drinks; yet only few appreciate the taste.” Spicy, sweet, salty, sour, bitter…there are so many flavors and tastes to enjoy, and retailers can utilize this as a ploy to create a…

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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…

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Merchandising With the Five Senses – What’s That Smell?

By Margie Merchandiser This simple question could be a game changer for any food retailer. If the answer is negative, it will send the shopper nervously investigating or running the opposite direction getting out of Dodge as fast as…

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Merchandising With the Five Senses – Do You See What I See?

By Margie Merchandiser – Hillphoenix Over 85% of all human information is received visually. People, like magpies, are drawn to pretty and interesting things. If the visual effects around them are boring and lifeless, chances are this will reflect…

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Produce for the Win!

Pricing may get shoppers in the door, but the entire produce experience is what makes the sale.  As the perimeter grows fresher and greener, understanding your customers’ wants and needs is paramount to staying the top pick for where…

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