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2012: The Year of Healthified Foods

Every time you turned around this year, it seemed there was a new “natural,” “nutritious” or something “-free” product on the shelf. Here’s a look at some of the top trends in 2012: 1. Healthy Convenience Foods Grabbing a quick on-the-go snack no longer meant reaching for a candy bar or cookie with new options […]

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Sales Tips: Bring In Sales by Bringing Good Cheer

With the holiday season in full swing, stores are getting busier and busier and everyone’s feeling rushed for time. Sales Advisor Kumra Vukelj shares her secrets for getting and keeping customers’ attention during this hectic time of year. “Rushed shoppers are much more likely to stop by a warm, inviting, and well-stocked table or event,” […]

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Giving the Gift of Food

Bye-bye fruitcakes—there’s a new food-gifting trend in town. These days, retailers and shoppers are focusing on more indulgent specialty foods like chocolate truffles, gourmet coffee and imported cheeses. In fact, Package Facts reports that food-gifting is expected to rise to an $11.5 billion business this year. And with such delicious options for every age and […]

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