Industry News Archives

February 2018 Issue of the HessMM Industry News (Archive)

How an old-fashioned grocery chain is finding success in the age of Amazon

Source: FoodDive
Market Basket is winning with the basics, focusing on low prices and customer service while leaving the technological innovations to its competitors.
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Produce butcher

Source: Supermarket News
Fruits and vegetables purchased in the store’s produce department can be sliced and diced to shopper specification for a per-pound fee, said Markey.
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HR & Benefits News: Current Employee Handbook: A Must for Grocers

Source: The Shelby Report
An employee handbook can help protect grocers who face lawsuits or discrimination charges if it’s up-to-date and well-written.
Grocers of all sizes need a current employee handbook. If you don’t have one, get one ASAP. If you have one, make sure it’s up to date.
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70 Percent Of Consumers Will Be Grocery Shopping Online By 2024

Source: The Shelby Report
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Nielsen released the second-year findings of their “Digitally Engaged Food Shopper” study at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference.
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