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Equipment & Design

Why Retailers Are Shifting to LED Lighting

Modern in-store display solutions impart ambiance and enhance fresh product assortment while reducing energy costs.

Retail Foodservice

Brown’s ShopRite Adding 2 More Saladworks Bars

The pilot program propels the Wakefern member to expand its healthy foodservice cred with "salad-hip" offerings.

Retailers are taking in-store restaurants, event spaces and food stations to the next level.

The retailer's new store in Aberdeen, Md., is the first to open at 25,000 square feet, but the design change won't affect assortment, spokesman says.

Similar to Walmart’s “Ajax,” the modular units can be built onto existing stores and can retrieve online orders in less than a minute.

The retailer says the technology will allow associates to spend more time serving customers.

“Priceless lessons” learned from the year-old concept store gives Associated Food Stores a new format “to fulfill the needs of today’s consumer in a comfortable, easy-to-shop store.”

Construction for the project, which will create 700 new jobs, is set to begin in late 2019.

Striking a balance between heating/air conditioning and product refrigeration is a major challenge for retailers.

Basics Market is among the new store concepts poised to alter the competitive foodscape.