Buying Decision Best Practices for Grocers

  Summary: Customer trends are constantly changing, making it important to make the best buying decisions for your store. By paying attention to trends, using your stores' data effectively, and using automation, you can optimize your decision-making. Use IT...

Driverless Car Grocery Delivery

Major retailers have been offering grocery delivery for a few years now, with Amazon and Walmart being just a couple of examples. But some retailers are taking it a step further by offering driverless car grocery delivery. How does this work, and what are the...

Top Food Trends

With the surging popularity of fidget spinner toys, grocers can now capitalize on the explosive trend by offering organic cage-free fidget spinners in their stores! Okay, not really...but food trends can change as quickly as toy trends do and grocers must stay up to...

Grocers Get Ready for Fourth of July

Grocers Get Ready for Fourth of July, is one of the busiest shopping seasons of the year for grocers. Crowds are a common feature of Independence Day weekend due to people stocking up on food for picnics and barbecues. Grocers Get Ready for Fourth of July is one of the busiest times of the year for grocery stores. With people stocking up for barbeques and picnics, crowds are a staple of Independence Day weekend.

Self-Checkout Criminals On the Rise

Many grocery stores these days have adopted self-checkout stands to help speed up and enhance customers' shopping experiences. Self-checkout stands certainly benefits the customers, but perhaps more than the company would like them to. A new wave of self-checkout...

How to Sell Seasonal Products in Your Grocery Store

Many retailers’ years are made or broken during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, and while these spikes of activity don’t hold as true for grocers (people need to eat, right?) it’s still pretty clear that seasonal products are key to our market. After all, is...

Statistics about SOCIAL MEDIA you probably didn’t know

In recent weeks I have been trying to get my head around how to really and truly employ social media to effectively promote grocery stores specifically. There are a lot of “Social Media Scientists”, “Marketing Guru’s”, and “Social Expert’s” on the web but I’ve found that none of them say anything that is related directly with how to market grocery stores. I’ve touched on this before in a previous blog, but I would like to draw from some very helpful statistical data that I came across earlier this week at The Science of Social Media webinar.

SuperMarket Sweep TV show uses IT Retail POS

SuperMarket Sweep TV show uses IT Retail POS

Robot Grocery Shopping Assistant Coming Soon!

How many of you hate having to push your grocery cart around the store while you look for the items on your grocery list? I don't mind, but I know that some people have trouble doing these tasks. That's why Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International...

The Next Wave of Grocery Store Management

1. The Cloud is Everywhere Most of us are aware that the cloud is all around us and has a ton of benefits. Salesforce put together a comprehensive list of 12 benefits of the cloud. In short, the cloud has seeped into every facet of our lives. Our phones are backed up...

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Buying Decision Best Practices for Grocers

Buying Decision Best Practices for Grocers

  Summary: Customer trends are constantly changing, making it important to make the best buying decisions for your store. By paying attention to trends, using your stores' data effectively, and using automation, you can optimize your decision-making. Use IT...

5 Simple Ways for Grocers to Retain Employees

5 Simple Ways for Grocers to Retain Employees

As of April 2020, the turnover rate for all retail businesses was 58.3%. This high number was even greater for part-time and non-management employees; at one point this number surpassed 60%. These figures pose difficulties for grocery store managers and owners. ...

8 Must- Follow Grocery Industry News Outlets

8 Must- Follow Grocery Industry News Outlets

From consumer demand to the latest in checkout technology, knowing is half the battle when it comes to running your grocery business. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of eight respected sources to keep you abreast of industry happenings, trends, and more. Read on to see what you may be missing!

10 Best Investments for Grocers

10 Best Investments for Grocers

  Part of being a business owner is investing back in your own business. This is no different for grocers. If you’re looking for ways to improve your store, here are ten great investments to make 1. The Point-of-Sale System A POS system is the heart of a store. It’s...

3 Ways Self-Checkout Saves Grocers Money

3 Ways Self-Checkout Saves Grocers Money

Summary: Not only do self-checkout kiosks save on labor costs, but they bing more customers and make your store more efficient. By partnering with IT Retail and our noew partnership with HP and Fujitsu, your grocery store can save money and remain relevant to...

Digital Circular for Grocers

Digital Circular for Grocers

Preview: The pandemic may have started the modern-day convenience of having groceries delivered to your door, but this practice doesn’t show any signs of leaving anytime soon. Make sure that your grocery store doesn’t get left behind by using IT Retail’s full POS...

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Buying Decision Best Practices for Grocers

  Summary: Customer trends are constantly changing, making it important to make the best buying decisions for your store. By paying attention to trends, using your stores' data effectively, and using automation, you can optimize your decision-making. Use IT...

5 Simple Ways for Grocers to Retain Employees

As of April 2020, the turnover rate for all retail businesses was 58.3%. This high number was even greater for part-time and non-management employees; at one point this number surpassed 60%. These figures pose difficulties for grocery store managers and owners. ...

8 Must- Follow Grocery Industry News Outlets

From consumer demand to the latest in checkout technology, knowing is half the battle when it comes to running your grocery business. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of eight respected sources to keep you abreast of industry happenings, trends, and more. Read on to...

10 Best Investments for Grocers

  Part of being a business owner is investing back in your own business. This is no different for grocers. If you’re looking for ways to improve your store, here are ten great investments to make 1. The Point-of-Sale System A POS system is the heart of a store. It’s...

3 Ways Self-Checkout Saves Grocers Money

Summary: Not only do self-checkout kiosks save on labor costs, but they bing more customers and make your store more efficient. By partnering with IT Retail and our noew partnership with HP and Fujitsu, your grocery store can save money and remain relevant to...

Self-Checkout Criminals On the Rise in 2022

Self-Checkout Criminals On the Rise in 2022

Summary: Self-checkout Kiosks save grocers time and money and give customers more convenience and flexibility. They can also enable customers to steal products, and make it difficult for grocers to manage their finances. Be aware of different methods thieves may use,...

Why Grocery Stores Should Increase Their Prices

Why Grocery Stores Should Increase Their Prices

Preview: The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the highest increase in grocery prices in the last decade. This has caused grocery stores all over the country to increase product prices so that they can stay afloat. The past few years have been challenging for consumers and...

Best POS Solution for Meat Markets & Fish Markets

Best POS Solution for Meat Markets & Fish Markets

Tender Kobe beef braised in butter with parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, and lemon pepper. Perfectly-cooked pork chops braised in onion gravy. Lean and nutritious wild-caught salmon cooked in honey garlic sauce. A tasty New England-style seafood boil with lobster,...

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