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 […]

Merchandising Review

Building a Bundle

Peanut butter next to jelly on the grocery shelf is a no-brainer sales opportunity. After all, it’s the rare person who buys one without the other, so putting both side by side is two sales […]

Merchandising Review

The Deli Bread Difference

With their wholesome goodness and plentiful varieties, breads sold in the bakery or deli section of a supermarket continue to gain favor with customers. Sales of perimeter bakery breads were up 3.3% in 2020 and […]

Merchandising Review

Spreading the Wealth

The popularity of sandwiches during the COVID-19 pandemic was one of the few bright spots for supermarket delis in 2020, and that gave rise to a growing number of new condiment flavors. Tom Orlando, national sales […]

Merchandising Review

Profiting from Pickles

When it comes to today’s trends, pickles check all the boxes. This food is a healthy, flavorful and fermented vegetable that is a hand-held, convenient and portable snack. In supermarket delis, pickles are sold individually […]

Merchandising Review

Tips to Move Snacks

Delis are the perfect place for snacks. This department offers both refrigerated and shelf stable merchandising options. It is a place consumers look to for new and innovative products. Also, the department has endless cross […]

Merchandising Review

Spreading the Wealth

Cooking at home has been the theme of 2020, and consumers are collecting recipes to make restaurant-quality meals in their own kitchens, including delicious appetizers and side dishes. That’s where flavorful dips and spreads come […]

Merchandising Review

The Deli Goes Vegetarian

Late in 2019, Burger King began announcing to anyone with a screen or radio the coming of a version of their signature dish made without meat, demonstrating the power of the trend toward plant-based foods. […]