As the biggest food holiday of the year, Thanksgiving can have a big impact on your store. But be aware that the younger generations are straying from tradition. Thanks to the rise of “Friendsgiving,” more than half of millennials say they’re hos...
Natural foods purveyors often have an ethos to maintain as fair a workplace as possible--but it's important to make a distinction between what's fair and what's equitable.
This month, Natural Foods Merchandiser's secret shopper visited a natural products store in California to test its staff's knowledge on organic produce.
With store-brand acceptance among consumers at an all-time high, you already have a captive customer base. Now go forth and wow them with your own-brand products.
A lack of training for produce clerks can hurt a retailer's bottom line, but they welcome help from produce suppliers, said a panel of produce managers at PMA’s Fresh Summit.
As part of its 2020 Consumer Trends Series, market research firm dunnhumby highlighted nine trends shaping the future of retail--with a twist. Instead of spotlighting product trends, this report zeroes in on consumer behaviors: how consumers live...
Set clear expectations, provide tools and training, follow up and offer appropriate rewards or consequences to keep accountability strong and employees satisfied.
A.T. Kearney surveyed more than 1,500 primary household shoppers in the U.S. and offered these insights for retailers...
New dispensing technology and elevated awareness for food and packaging waste among consumers is good news for the bulk section.
Have you ever thought to offer your employees a shoe allowance? A retailer, a human resources consultant and a corporate wellness advisor offer tips on how to ensure employee satisfaction.