Category Archives: Merchandising

Perishables or Perish

‘If you smell it, you can’t sell it’ So goes the tongue-and-cheek mantra for Retail perishable departments.  But how important is it to get these areas up to snuff? A recent article I read in the Canadian Grocer stated that … Continue reading

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Price Wars – The only war when all consumers win

Hurray!  Price Wars are here to stay!  Well, at least for a while… You’ll be happy to know that food and general merchandise products will continue to experience retail deflation in North America (and especially in Ontario, Canada). That’s good … Continue reading

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Merchandising: The changing face of Canada

Census Data is available to us all.  These statistics are a must read if you are directly responsible for the retail assortment mix (or an influencer).  Census data is like a retail compass, shedding light on consumer demographic trends and … Continue reading

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