From margin, profitablity and customer experience, grocery store owners can make an impact on their business by taking advantage of energy-efficient equipment and programs.
Grocers who have undertaken dairy reinvention projects have doubled their amount of time shoppers spent in-aisle and added an additional 2.5 dairy products to their cart. Updating your dairy department can include changes to the flow, signage, new decor packages, or to a complete store remodel. Walk away from this session with ideas that can be implemented today, tomorrow and the future.
Learn about triple protection options approach that your peers are using successfully to recruit and train top talent. This presentation will help you avoid the pitfalls of employment actions. It will specifically review the necessary documentation, hiring practices, and termination procedures. It will also include additional available resources and tips to avoid litigation.
Panel of experts gather to share their information on e-commerce, grocery apps, loyalty program and cyber security that should be on your mind to compete in today’s market.
Consumers are looking for fresh. In this tough environment , where sales growth is challenging, the "Perimeter " continues to out-perform the rest of the store. What are the consumer top trends in fresh and how can you align with their needs to fuel your growth? Executing a fresh food strategy! Categories include produce, meat, seafood, bakery and Deli -Fresh Prepared.
2017 EXCELLENCE in OPERATIONSBrett & JoDee RechekRechek's Food Pride***Candie BakerWebster's Marketplace***Jason NilssenNilssen's Foods***Steve BurkhardtFestival FoodsThe Excellence in Operations Award winners are recognized for their work ethic, commitment to the grocery industry, and for efforts that have positively influenced their company, associates and customers.Click here to view past Excellence in Operations winners!VENDOR OF THE YEARBPI ColorThe Vendor of the Year Award recognizes one vendor for their many contributions as a grocery industry partner, helping grocers strategically merchandise products and increase sales in one or multiple store categories.Click here for past Vendor of the Year winners!
2017 COMMUNITY SERVICERon & Cathy LambLamb's Fresh Market***Troy VosburghFestival FoodsThe grocery store is a key institution within the community, often at the center of community and charity events. The Community Service Award recognizes individuals who embrace their role and go above and beyond with their time and efforts to make a difference.Click here for past Community Service Award winners!
CADE LAMBRECHT, Festival Foods - Appleton won 1st Place in Great Wisconsin Bag-Off!
L to R: 3rd Place, RACHEL MARTIN, Larry's Piggly Wiggly. 2nd Place, EMMA PIEPENBROK, Metcalfe Market - Hilldale, Madison. 1st Place, CADE LAMBRECHT, Festival Foods - Appleton
PAM COY, Viking Village, won 2 full registrations to the NGA Show! Thank you National Grocers Association!
BRIAN HASS, Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly (center) won the Acuity Ipad and photo with Matt Lepay, Randy Nitsch, Ron Dayne and Brandon Scholz.
MARK STINEBRINK, Stinebrink's Piggly Wiggly, won the PAC Raffle for a $1500 Cabela's Gift Certificate. Sponsored by John's Refrigeration.
GREG HANSEN, Hansen's IGA, won expense paid trip to Day in Washington DC!
LORI FOX, Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly, won $100 in Trade Show Cash!
MEGAN OLSEN, Olsen's Piggly Wiggly, won $100 Trade Show Cash!
Check for Winners & Donations under Foundation Fundraisers!