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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]