Realize the importance of snacks. Many consumers are snacking several times a day and may eat a snack instead of a sit-down meal.
The next topic in the Best Practices series is Snacks. We will talk about five things to consider when dealing with Snacks starting with product selection and placement. Keep plenty of your best selling snacks on hand. Remove slower selling items if needed to make sure you have shelf space for your best selling snacks.
Number 12 in the Best Practices series explains how to make the most of your beverage sales. Place items that go with the beverage between the cooler and the cash register for increased sales. How the product is displayed and the product mix also makes a lot of difference.
Number 11 in the Best Practices series has to do with keeping plenty of stock on hand so customers that are loyal to their brand do not have to go somewhere else to find it. If their brand is out of stock at your location will they come back looking for it next time?
Seasonal Sales can mean a variety of things like weather seasons, a holiday is approaching, sports seasons, or other special times like back to school or spring break. Help your customers celebrate each season by providing items for sale that are appropriate for that time of year.
When cooked and displayed properly, prepared food can add both sales and profits to your store.
Make sure your customers have a good experience at your store.
Standard Distributing Co. has changed the way they sell bag candy. In the past bag candy was available in case pack only. You can now purchase bag candy in groups of 3 bags of the same type. The advantages of this are: wider variety of product in the same space, fresh product, order only what you need.
A well trained staff shows respect for them & your customers.7 Best Practices Train Staff
You can’t sell what you don’t have. Make sure your shelves have ample product to satisfy your customers.6 Best Practices Shelf Stock