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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Produce for the Win!

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 they spend their dollars. Because produce consumption often is tied...

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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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