12 Mar, 2020

Protect Your Margins Now More Than Ever

By |2020-04-20T21:06:23+00:00March 12th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

The possibility of facing a recession is always around the corner and the main issue is, it can't be predicted. Staying on top of your pricing strategies is more critical now than ever. In this collaboration, we discuss how to protect your margins. Since we can't foresee a recession timeline, length or impact, it's important to be one step ahead. As CPI Food at Home [...]

18 Nov, 2019

What You Need To Know About Holiday Markdowns And Returns

By |2020-04-20T21:38:05+00:00November 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

With the holiday season approaching, retailers are planning the roll-out of multiple discounts to increase the foot traffic. Leading the list, we find those who experienced flatter sales the past season. There is no perfect strategy to guarantee sales However, is essential to understand how holiday markdowns and returns work. Where to start? As a rule, keeping up with the customers’ shopping behavior is the [...]

26 Aug, 2019

Everything Looks Better When You Modernize Your Store, Including Your Sales

By |2020-09-23T18:29:08+00:00August 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Shoppers are looking for more than convenience, service, and price – they’re looking for a memorable shopping environment. The modern grocery shopper has evolved considerably under recent social and economic pressures, and the competitive stores need to evolve as well. Chains like Trader Joe's are raising the bar on the in-store experience and traditional supermarkets have to do more than ever to compete for consumers [...]

26 Aug, 2019

4 Strategies to Promote Your Private Label

By |2020-05-07T18:32:58+00:00August 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why is it important for retailers to watch their price image in a competitive environment? With consumer budgets getting squeezed and competition from all and new directions, grocery shoppers are looking for discounts and bargains. Whether they are watching a morning show or local news programs, consumers are being told how to save at the grocery store by shopping smarter. Traditional and digital media [...]

21 May, 2019

3 Ways to Reduce Shrink in Retail

By |2020-05-07T18:05:13+00:00May 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Managing inventory shrink is just one more obstacle independent grocers face in protecting their bottom line. Without proper shrink management, your profits could either be spoiling on the shelves or walking out the door.  How to reduce shrink in retail? While frustrating– shrink can never be completely eliminated - but some retailers are doing a better job at reducing it, and it’s showing in their [...]