Merchandising Tips

Learn How to Make the Most of Organics

Do you truly provide your customers with the shopping experience that they are looking for? And, if so, how do you know this? We all know that customer service is the number one priority in just about any business. But, there is quite a difference...
Although the Winter squash season extends from August through March; they are at their best during the months of October and November. What a relief the cooler months of Autumn and Winter provide for produce display-making. No doubt, the...
As the title suggests, cross merchandising truly is an art form, and involves far more than a last minute decision when the Grocery Manager comes over and says "how about if we put this cereal case stack next to your banana display which will...
Apples seem to sell well during most any season, and of course, this is particularly true as we begin to enter into the early Autumn months which will soon be upon us. Even during the summertime when lush soft fruit abounds and U.S. grown apples...
Pricing your product is one of the most critical aspects in the job of any produce or department manager. Quite often we get into a pricing flow - we know our target margin, we know where we need to price in order to achieve our margin, and then we...
Prepping your product is vital not only for the beautiful appearance that it lends to the items, but also for the added shelf life that is gained. The requirements for prepping organic produce are listed below, but first; once fresh produce is...
Every now and then it’s good to rearrange your department and just shake things up a bit. It’s easy for your customers to become creatures of habit. They know exactly where the different items are located that they frequently buy, and it...