Monthly Archives: January 2014

Improvement Begins at the Top

There’s a simple reason why some stores, or even department teams, work better than others: it all begins with leadership. A manager at any level has the ability to lift up or erode confidence. Not surprisingly, superior managers produce a … Continue reading

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In the Mood: Understanding the Shopper

There’s endless discussion about the changing shopper, emerging demographics and even the increase of men in the aisles of supermarkets. But no matter who is actually doing the shopping, the factors driving them remain the same — feeding the household … Continue reading

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Help Desk for The Playbook for Success

Want to grow your business but not sure how to get started? Answers may be found in the NACS/CCRRC Playbook for Success – http://bit.ly/18FUtUp. Recommendations are based on solid shopper research, as well as the positive experiences of large and … Continue reading

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Holiday Successful with “Fresh Value Fast” Growth Platform

Are you among the convenience retailers ready to focus on new growth platforms, such as ones designed to attract different shoppers and address a variety of shopping occasions? If so, you’ll want to know that “Fresh Value Fast” is getting … Continue reading

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