There was a focus on fresh at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) 2017 Show at the McCormick Center in Chicago last month. With food service on the rise, there was a focus on offering fresh prepared, ready-to-go meals and snack options. And, Hillphoenix came to the show prepared! With many convenience stores competing with limited-service restaurants (LSR) and quick-service restaurants (QSR) to be the destination to get a fresh prepared meal, Hillphoenix came with an equipment package designed with convenience stores in mind!
The product focus ranged from a PowerWall with fueling controls, refrigeration systems designed specifically for small formats and refrigerated display merchandisers that are on target with style, merchandising capacity and equipment designed for small format store conditions. All of this with industry-leading energy efficiency and designs.
Over the course of the three-day show, there was a lot of traffic through the booth space, with many people taking pictures, being inspired with new ideas for merchandising, seeing the potential of creating that food destination in their store and taking the time to visit with our sales team on upcoming opportunities.
Today, convenience stores are not just a place to fuel up your car, it’s a place to recharge, replenish and reignite your tastes for something fresh. These days, it’s great to have options!