April 7, 2021
Deli Meats Trending Up
With people eating more frequently at home these days, there has been a rush toward deli meats, both packaged meats and sliced at the counter, to make mealtimes more convenient. While the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine could lead to a return of previous shopping habits, retailers should continue to see the sales of deli meats trending up.
March 24, 2021
The Evolution of Grocery Shopping
The supermarket became a staple of American life once the first Piggly Wiggly opened in Memphis, Tenn. in 1916. Ever since, shoppers have searched their aisles in a quest to fill their pantries without overpaying. And we’ve seen many changes in grocery stores as shopping habits change.
March 12, 2021
For the Love of Cheese
While some industries have taken a hit during the pandemic, this is not the case for the retail cheese market. Despite these successes, 2020 was a balancing act for the cheese category.
Learn about what we're now seeing in the cheese market and how Retail Space Solutions now plays in this high demand category today...
March 4, 2021
Inventory Management Best Practices
Inventory management is a key factor in determining a grocery store’s success. Poor management of a store’s inventory can lead to a loss of profit, increased spoilage, frequent out-of-stocks and dissatisfied customers. On the other hand, grocers that pay careful attention to their inventory operations will see increased customer satisfaction and a boost to their bottom line. Here are some best practices for inventory management that, when followed, can help your store exceed expectations.
February 22, 2021
How to Create Pleasing Product Displays
The produce section is normally the first thing customers see when they walk into a store. Poor and unorganized displays can deter the customer experience. Retail Space Solutions has a proven product line that's perfect for creating pleasing product displays. Read more to learn why...
February 12, 2021
Valentines Day by the Numbers
Did you know that Americans spend over $2 billion on candy for Valentine’s Day each year? That’s a lot of chocolate! See the stats for yourself and learn how to transform your candy aisle from cluttered to coordinated.
February 4, 2021
The Fresh Food Aisle is Getting Fresher
Consumer priorities are changing. They want to know where their food is coming from, how it was made or processed, and by whom. Because of this, there has been a growing interest in purchasing locally grown food. For many, eating and shopping locally ensures their food is fresh, nutritious, and pesticide-free. Read more on the impact this has below.
January 26, 2021
Changes in Where Consumers Shop
It’s hard to believe that nearly a year has passed since the arrival of coronavirus in the U.S. Since the first consumers started stock-piling toilet paper and canned goods, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended dining and food shopping habits. With more people eating at home, a spotlight has been put on consumer grocery shopping behavior – they aren’t just changing how and what they purchase, but also where they shop. Continue the article below...
January 20, 2021
From Clutter to Compelling: Improving Shelf Aesthetics
Unattractive shelves and store displays can have a negative outcome for both the customer and the store itself. It's crucial that grocery retailers optimize their displays to inspire customers. Uncover a few ways to improve your shelves to help create better product visibility...
January 6, 2021
New Year’s Resolution: Health Food
A reset in 2021 is just what everyone needs. As we bring in the New Year, we also make resolutions to ourselves that we hope to keep. Many of which include dieting and healthier eating habits. With dieting and related eating programs about to peak, now is the time for grocery retailers to prepare for the influx of customers looking for healthier food options. Grocers need to think about how their store appearance will keep customers coming back long after the New Year's excitement fades.