Food Service Industry News Archives

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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.

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.

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.

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.