For independent grocers and the wholesalers that serve them
By Joseph Tarnowski
Rudy Dory has had a good run.
He has spent…Continue
Added by Joseph Tarnowski on June 28, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments
The Budweiser Clydesdales, which have embodied the Budweiser brand heritage for over 75 years, made an appearance at the FMI2012 ShowTuesday along with King, the Dalmation, named for the King of Beers.
The team of 6 Clydesdales came all the way from St. Louis, and pulled the famous red, white, and gold Budweiser beer wagon to the entrance of the Dallas Convention…Continue
Added by Joseph Tarnowski on May 3, 2012 at 4:05pm — No Comments
This morning I decided to settle in and review a number of reports that detail consumer attitudes toward the deli departments of a number of chains. I can hear you thinking: what a life of excitement he must lead! But really, I am naturally a very curious person and I was convinced that if I spent some time with this data, I'd come up with some unique insights. After spending the time with the data, I don't know that I found any gold nuggests, but I think you may find the information…Continue
Added by Joseph Tarnowski on October 16, 2010 at 12:06am — No Comments
While everyone is familiar with Twitter, many are unaware of its usefulness as a business tool. It can actually be used as a free mobile marketing system. But to create a successful program requires involvement on both the part of you, the grocer, and your customers.…Continue
Last week, I was part of a media event sponsored by Hussmann at its St. Louis HQ to showcase its latest merchandising solutions, most of which included eco-friendly innovations. Best of all, our group of scribes had the chance to see some of this new equipment in use, at two recently opened St. Louis-area supermarkets.
As temps outside topped out at 100 degrees, it was a treat to spend time with folks who create refrigeration for a living. And despite the urge to crank up the…Continue
Added by Joseph Tarnowski on July 31, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments
[A post from my blog (tysondeliguy.blogspot.com/). Other well-reasoned, insightful, and otherwise captivating posts located there as well.]
I suppose everyone is faniliar with the quote attributed to Mark Twain: there are three kinds of lies--lies, damned lies, and statistics. I wanted to take a moment today to talk about how retailers and suppliers alike get misled by some of the data that is supposed to guide them to informed business decisions.
Among the variety of…
Added by Joseph Tarnowski on February 28, 2010 at 12:41am — No Comments