Merchandising Review

Spread the Profits

The grocery aisles are uniformly rigid shelving and limited in their ability to really call out a new product other than a drop-down tag or shelf hooks, but the deli, in addition to a few […]

Merchandising Review

Taking a Dip

Guacamole has arrived, and it’s not going anywhere. Once largely just a fixture at Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants, guac has firmly established itself in the mainstream, including becoming a staple of supermarket delis and household […]

Deli Meats

Cross Merchandising Benefits

Cross merchandising is a successful method of selling, but retailers need to plan  and get creative. This visual merchandising strategy consists of placing complementary products in close proximity within the deli.  It is an effective […]

Merchandising Review

Getting Creative with Condiments

From easy spreads for wraps to delicious toppings on chicken, condiments offer a plethora of choices for the creative retailer and consumer. And the popularity of condiments continues to grow. New York-based Statista reports that, […]

Merchandising Review

Sushi Success

Americans might not be as ready as their Japanese counterparts for robot-rolled sushi. Take the semi-automated conveyor-belt-style Sushiro restaurants based in Osaka, which New York-headquartered Baum+Whiteman International Restaurant Consultants calls a good example of its […]

Merchandising Review

The Deli Cracker Difference

Crackers found in the deli sections of supermarkets tend to differ from their counterparts in grocery aisles in a variety of key ways, but Cara Figgins, president of Des Moines, WA-based Partners, a Tasteful Choice […]

Merchandising Review

What is Organic?

Organic certification verifies that a farm or handling facility complies with the USDA organic regulations. Once certified, a farm or handling facility can sell, label, and represent products as organic. These regulations describe the specific […]

Merchandising Review

Going Organic

As more people seek to eat cleaner, healthier and more sustainably, the popularity of organic food has continued to skyrocket. Although the supermarket deli organic segment remains small compared to the conventional deli space, it […]

Merchandising Review

Parking It for Profits

It’s almost football season, and that means people are gearing up for a fall of tailgating with friends and family, be it for a pro, college or even high school game. And coming off a […]