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Those of you who are interested in sustainable procurement will want to check out my blog post The Greening of Grocers published on Canadian Grocer's website following my attending their Commitment to Sustainability conference last week.
A year and a half ago my store experienced a brown out. With the drop in voltage coming into the store we had the unfortunate experience of losing a number of the ballasts in our Hussmann Impact frozen food cases. I had replaced a ballast on a couple of occasions, but never to the tune of a thousand dollars worth of parts at one time. And so began my efforts to replace my fluorescent case lighting with LEDs.
I won't get into the technical details of LEDs in this post as Susan…Continue
IGA Quebec, a franchise operation of Canadian grocer Sobeys is setting up a new website "Wikibouffe". Just like other wikis Wikibouffe is inviting contributors to create and edit content, only in this case on food products. "Bouffe" a french term loosely translated as "nosh" also figures prominently in the chain's french language ad campaign, "Vive la Bouffe". Here's an ad from IGA Quebec's english language campaign, "Food is Everything".
If there’s one thing that most independent grocers have in common, it’s our inability to ignore our industry while on holidays. After all, we still have to eat! Last month my wife and I took our two boys aged 5 and 6 to visit my parents at their winter home in Sun City, Arizona.
Just like any average family with young children our holiday had a familiar start. Check out my facebook status update on the day we left, “On our way... 11:30 left house; 12:00 Kyle: I'm hungry; 12:30 arrive…Continue