For independent grocers and the wholesalers that serve them
“Ahold’s Meaty Investment”. (Nov 14th Progressive Grocer Daily News email),After reading this article that highlights Ahold USA’s announcement that it is partnering with Vantage Foods to open a…Continue
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Calling all Independent Retailers, what do you think your Butchers need help with? Many Independent Retailers are asking where the next generations of Butchers are going to come from. Are retailers looking for a training program that actually teaches the basics on how to cut meat or are they looking for more in-depth help? Do they feel the butchers need help in merchandising, in presentation, in how to maintain gross profits and cutting tests or is it a blend of these items? At…Continue
I have had the pleasure of talking to many retailers about the value of running an outstanding meat program in their stores. I’m always pleased when approached by a fellow retailer who wants to share their stories or ask me questions. This type of exchange of ideas can give birth to great success stories. The one thing that these retailers all seem to have in common is that they are willing to lead the charge. Maybe a better way to put it would be to say they are willing to…Continue
As independent retailers we have a great opportunity today, a great advantage. We understand the necessity of running high quality perishable departments in order to compete in today’s market. But are we using this advantage to its’ fullest potential?
Increasing business in an independent supermarket can become overwhelming with the everyday task of managing today’s sales. Sometimes it seems impossible to plan beyond the next ad we are writing. Many…Continue