Merchandising Tips

Learn How to Make the Most of Organics

Companies on average lose 50 percent of their customers every five years. Sixty-six percent of those customers leave due to poor customer care, according to the Yankee Group. And it's five to ten times more costly to acquire a new customer than...
Albert’s Organics and our parent company, UNFI, are proud to support Fair Trade products, including coffee, chocolate, bananas, mangoes and blueberries.  
There is no doubt that signage can be very effective in establishing the merchandising tone of a produce department. This is especially true for your organic section where you need a prominent sign to locate the section. Most likely we have all...
In our "new economy" one of the challenges is to break away from some old habits and patterns of retailing that we have previously been able to rely upon for success. In order to help make your operation work more effectively and...
Organic produce needs to be promoted. Just having a sign up that reads ORGANIC is usually not compelling enough to make someone pay the extra cost for their food. Here are three strategies for promoting organic produce in your department.  ...
Beginning in mid to late May, new crop, organic New Zealand apples will become available. Until the summer soft fruit season emerges, there really isn’t much fruit to promote that can legitimately go under the heading of “new crop...
It’s been a tough road for cantaloupes this season. There was the Listeria outbreak that was linked to melons from a North Carolina farm. Then, the Indiana outbreak that was likely caused by Salmonella found on cantaloupes from a farm in...