Merchandising

Retail Samples as Amuse-Bouche

Amuse-bouche is a beautiful pre-meal bite or delightful surprise from the chef. In French, amuser translates to amuse and bouche means mouth. It’s an opportunity for the chef to show off their flair or introduce a new flavor concept. The amuse-bouche can be one of the most memorable moments of the meal. Similarly, sampling in the produce department […] Read Post »


Fresh is It!

There are numerous factors that influence customers into wanting to shop at a specific grocery store. And recent studies show that freshness surpasses price when it comes to customer satisfaction in the produce department. On average customers satisfied with freshness will spend a third more compared to those who are not satisfied. Ordering, receiving, handling […] Read Post »


Safety is Always a Priority

Maintaining a safe work and shopping environment is critical to the Produce Department’s or kitchen’s success. Staying focused on safety in the kitchen, backroom and on the sales floor prevents unnecessary accidents. A clean, organized environment = a safe environment  Remove clutter and debris including boxes, pallets, and spilled produce throughout the day. If rugs are used […] Read Post »