Merchandising Tips

Learn How to Make the Most of Organics

For the past several decades the Baby Boomer generation has dominated as the target marketing audience for retailers - having an enormous impact on consumer trends. In the organic and natural foods industry Baby Boomers are credited not only with...
An Underrated Warm Weather Treat
Recently, I entered a Men’s Wearhouse to shop for a sports coat, which I have actually avoided wearing for the last 40 years. The last time I wore a coat and tie, paisley was in and so were double-breasted coats, and Richard Nixon had resigned...
Every year at the middle to end of March most lettuce and leafy green growers, who have been farming in the southern California desert and Yuma, AZ during the winter, head 600 miles north back to the Salinas Valley Region to begin the Spring/Summer...
This past weekend a planned march against agricultural giant Monsanto took place around the world. Protesters rallied against the company’s use of genetically modified organisms – looking to raise awareness about its corporate practices...
From what I saw (and it seemed pretty apparent to most people I spoke with as well) the hottest product at this year’s Natural Products Expo East Show in Baltimore, MD (9/26-28) was chia. From beverages to muffins, products incorporating chia...
Typically, early in the week you will receive your department sales numbers from the previous week. In some cases you may even find out at the end of the seventh day of the week after running a register report if you happen to be working a late...