3 Tips to Strengthen the Relationship With Your Grocery Customers

3 Tips to Strengthen the Relationship With Your Grocery Customers

September 18, 2017

Although you have to make sure that your products are high quality, to really ensure running a successful grocery store, you have to build strong relationships with your customers. Here are a few excellent tips that will help improve the relationship with your customers, subsequently strengthening your grocery store’s brand. 

Purchase reusable bags in bulk

Buying reusable bags in bulk can actually improve the relationship with your customers over time. It doesn’t sound like...

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3 Major Changes Affecting the Grocery Industry

3 Major Changes Affecting the Grocery Industry

September 11, 2017

Nearly every industry has gone through some revolutionary changes over the last few decades. There is no question we are living in a much different time than prior generations. The grocery industry is no exception, ether. Though the changes (so far) haven’t been too extreme, the way grocery stores do business has certainly evolved in recent years. 

If you’re operating a grocery store, whether it’s a small or a large business, you should be aware of some of the changes...

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Should You Charge Customers Extra For Custom Wine Bags?

Should You Charge Customers Extra For Custom Wine Bags?

September 04, 2017

If you're running a grocery store, you have plenty of choices to make on a daily business that will impact your success. You have to think critically about each decision you make, but you also have to act quickly and decide within a reasonable amount of time. One decision that you will eventually face as a grocery store owner is whether or not to charge for custom wine bags. 

Since plastic bags are clearly harming the environment, they're pretty much on their way out of the industry....

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The State of the Plastic Bag Ban: What's Next?

The State of the Plastic Bag Ban: What's Next?

August 14, 2017

All across the country, grocery stores are choosing to purchase wholesale custom reusable bags rather than sticking with plastic bags. Although not every state in the U.S. has considered this as high of a priority as certain groups have, there is an increasing number of states implementing legislation to actually ban the use of plastic grocery bags. 

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, states across the nation are giving further consideration to implementing...

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Running a Retail Store? Avoid These 3 Brand-Altering Mistakes

Running a Retail Store? Avoid These 3 Brand-Altering Mistakes

August 07, 2017

Your company's brand should be one of the most important aspects of your business no matter what industry you’re in. It doesn’t matter if you’re the owner of a multi-million dollar hotel chain or a small-town diner, if your brand’s image has a negative connotation attached to it and an unflattering reputation is now synonymous with your business, you’re in serious trouble. 

The retail industry is certainly no exception. 

If you’re running a retail...

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Frequently Asked Questions: What Are Insulated Bags?

Frequently Asked Questions: What Are Insulated Bags?

August 01, 2017

Custom insulated bags have become much more popular in recent years. Across the U.S., more and more grocery stores, from large chains to small-town shops, are switching to custom reusable bags and are ditching the plastic grocery bags that have been used for so long. But why, exactly, is this major switch happening? 

Here are a few frequently asked questions that pertain to reusable bags, custom insulated bags, and their growing popularity. 

  • What are these insulated bags used for?...
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3 Ways to Improve Your Grocery Store This Summer

3 Ways to Improve Your Grocery Store This Summer

July 07, 2017

If you are running a grocery store, you should never be content with how things are going. You can always improve how you run your business and that should be your main goal this summer. 

Here are a few excellent ways that will help your grocery business become more successful during this warm season. 

Buy reusable grocery bags in bulk

There certainly are convenience benefits of purchasing reusable grocery bags compared to plastic, but there are significant environmental advantages...

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3 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Grocery Company's Reputation

3 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Grocery Company's Reputation

July 03, 2017

No matter what industry you’re in, your company’s brand and reputation is perhaps the most important factor of your organization’s success. Even if you have an excellent product or service, if people begin to get a sense that your company’s reputation is fading, you could be in some serious trouble in the near future. 

Especially if you’re working in the grocery industry, where your entire company’s success is based on the amount of regular customers...

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Don't Choose Paper or Plastic! Choose Reusable!

Don't Choose Paper or Plastic! Choose Reusable!

June 26, 2017

Everyone is familiar with the question, "paper or plastic?" at the end of their grocery shopping trip. Going with paper has been the "greener" option for years, but it's time to get even "greener;" it's time to choose reusable grocery bags. The facts are in, and most consumers know that plastic is the worst choice. Plastic takes forever to decompose, and when it finally does it breaks down into small toxic particles. Not only that, it's responsible for the deaths of thousands of animals every...

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It's Time to Ditch Plastic Bags and Go Reusable

It's Time to Ditch Plastic Bags and Go Reusable

June 19, 2017

Your customers are the most important part of your entire business. If you have a store that requires shoppers to physically come inside and leave with products, you should think about how that process can better your customers in every way possible. 

For example, if you own a grocery store and you only have disposable plastic bags that your customers can use to bag their items, though it might seem convenient, you could potentially be damaging that relationship with your...

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