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Online grocery is growing, and it will continue to grow, Knab says.
What keeps people coming back to the physical store are experiences
and customer service. And design can play a key role.
"It all goes back to that experience - what does the food look like,
how can we create excitement, educate the shopper, and really get
them involved in knowing what they're buying."
The choice of cases, lighting, flooring and a host of other design
elements all contribute to that. But everything must be done with the
individual retailer - and its budget - in mind.
"We might have a client who says, 'I want to do a service case,
but, man, I can't keep loading this case full so it looks nice because the
shrink is killing me,'" Knab says. "So instead of having a large service
case, maybe we'll say, OK, let's go to a combination case - a smaller
service case on top and a self-service front, which decreases your service case capacity."

New design, double-digit growth

A REVOLUTION IN
BREAD MAKING
& PERIMETER DESIGN
Today's grocery perimeter craves transparency and
experiences, and the new BreadBot from Walla Walla,
Washington-based Wilkinson Baking delivers on both
counts.
Designed specifically for grocery stores, the BreadBot is a standalone unit for the instore bakery where
customers can watch their bread being made, through
a fully automated process, before their very eyes.

For Mehmert, the proof is in the pudding: some of the firm's designs
have led to double-digit percentage sales increases in perimeter department sales.
For one of those stores, Albrecht's Sentry Foods in Delafield,
Wisconsin, Mehmert revamped the deli, cheese, salad bar and sushi
departments and added a grill, wing bar, olive bar and other features -
many of those things they already had, but they "just weren't organized
in a fashion where either the flow worked well for shoppers or operationally it worked well for employees," Knab says.
Another store, Gooseberries Fresh Food Market in Burlington,
Wisconsin, is a perfect example of a designer helping a retailer bring a
little fun - and a sales spike - into the perimeter.
Gooseberries got a liquor license and added a bar in the middle of
the prepared foods department, which serves "awesome sandwiches"
and drinks that take customer interaction and the experience factor up
a notch.
For its mimosas, for instance, customers are served a glass half
filled with champagne. They then take the glass to the instore juicer and
add their own orange juice to taste.
"These are retailers that are very creative and passionate about
food," Knab says of many of Mehmert's independent customers. "They
know how to create excitement, and they take risks. It's key for independent retailers to separate themselves from what's happening around
them in big box brick and mortar and even online."

12 - FEBRUARY 2019

A good grocery perimeter design must include merchandising units
that not only display product well and look good, but that also guarantee product remains as fresh as possible before consumers purchase it.
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota-based Carlson AirFlo Merchandising
Systems provides merchandising systems for produce, dairy/deli, meat/
seafood and floral departments, in addition to offering its customers
custom-made solutions.
Mark Chenoweth, the company's president, says there are a variety
of things grocery retailers need to consider when it comes to revamping their perimeter departments or creating them from scratch in their
new stores.
www.supermarketperimeter.com

WILKINSON BAKING, MEHMERT, AMERLUX

The right merchandiser for the right job

Capable of baking ten loaves per hour, the BreadBot can adjust for water temperature, mixer speed,
proofer humidity, loaf height and other considerations. Once dry mix is added to the product's hopper,
production is fully automated. The BreadBot sends
a message to an employee when the hopper is ready
to be filled with more mix or when bread needs to be
emptied from the cooling cabinet.


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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019
Editor's Note - A better experience
Contents
The Wire - Nutrition Facts Label top choice for health info
US artisan, specialty cheese industry tops 1,000 producers
Ancient grains, fresh produce among top 2019 superfoods
Tilapia demand falls worldwide
Traditional supermarkets notch high marks in new survey
Trader Joe’s again tops grocery retailer list
DESIGNED for success
International IMPACT
Spring cakes
Bakery - Donuts
Upscale packaging
Deli - Top trends
Side dishes
Meat & Poultry - Chicken choices
Bargain buys
Produce - Organics
Bananas
Seafood - Salmon
Food safety - Meat and poultry best practices
Commissary Insider - Ovens
SPOTLIGHT - VALUE-ADDED MEATS
TECHNOLOGY - INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
OPERATIONS - FOOD LABELING
Product Showcase
Advertisers
Fresh takes
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Ancient grains, fresh produce among top 2019 superfoods
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Trader Joe’s again tops grocery retailer list
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - DESIGNED for success
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - International IMPACT
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Upscale packaging
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Side dishes
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Food safety - Meat and poultry best practices
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - Commissary Insider - Ovens
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - SPOTLIGHT - VALUE-ADDED MEATS
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - TECHNOLOGY - INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
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Supermarket Perimeter - February 2019 - OPERATIONS - FOOD LABELING
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