Merchandising

Safety is Always a Priority

Maintaining a safe work and shopping environment is critical to the Produce Department’s or kitchen’s success. Staying focused on safety in the kitchen, backroom and on the sales floor prevents unnecessary accidents. A clean, organized environment = a safe environment  Remove clutter and debris including boxes, pallets, and spilled produce throughout the day. If rugs are used […] Read Post »


Tackling Texture

We are all familiar with how contrasting colors are used to spice up a display, for example mixing green and red tomatoes on the same rack, or lemons and limes.  On the wet rack this color scramble means breaking up the greens with red radishes or baby carrots.  But what we don’t always realize is […] Read Post »


Display Props Create More Dramatic Displays

Props are always needed in produce displays in order to create eye appealing merchandising, hopefully leading to more impulse buying decisions from shoppers. If set right, props help create abundant looking displays while reducing the amount of product actually on display.  A smaller quantity of product allows the department to keep products fresh and appealing. […] Read Post »