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Retailer Focus: Snack Box

A Shipping Container Turned Modern Street Food Vendor with Gourmet Flair Snack Box, a Store Design winner at the NRF show in January, is innovative pop-up architecture design at its best. Recently re-located to Broadway between 45th and 46th Street in New York, SnackBox debuted in Times Square October 2011. Designed by aedifica and muvbox, […]

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Color is Significant Sales Driver

Color is the Most Important Factor for POP and Shelf Impact Studies show that it takes about five seconds to locate and select a given product, which occurs when it is visible to the passing shopper. Color enhances on-shelf visibility since it is the mechanism that places emphasis on certain areas. The same holds true […]

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Easy to change menu system customized to your brand GSP’s modular menu system is composed of 4-8 magnetic sign panels and has tremendous flexibility in terms of design application, and ideal for highlighting foodservice menu offerings. Photos of foodservice items are printed at the base of each panel under each window flap to illustrate the […]

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Beer is Hot in 2012

Rev up your beer selection, sales are sure to follow Beer is all the rage these days and is growing increasingly sophisticated, while wine takes the peasant road of becoming more mainstream. In a recent Rmgt Magazine article, Andrew Freeman, who heads a high-end hospitality agency and when asked about 2012 cocktail and beer trends, said “people […]

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Retailer Focus: Grapy Store

Innovative modular displays are huge success for wine retailer Grapy, the once Internet-only wine retailer, has recently opened its first store in Roosendaal, Netherlands. The Grapy Store and the Het Verborgen Rijk bookstore, which showcases a large selection of books on cooking, share the same shop front and complement each other with a crossover in […]

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The NACS Show 2011 was held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, October 1–4th. The conference attracted over 21,000 representatives from the global convenience and petroleum retailing industry, and GSP was one of 1,200+ companies to exhibit. The NACS Show is the #1 buying show in the country according to Exhibit Surveys, Inc. and provides […]

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From children’s books to mainstream advertising Scratch and sniff has traditionally been popular in children’s books, where the reader can scratch and sniff a picture of a cookie to smell the fresh-baked scent, for example. It is also now being used in advertising, where it may capture the scent of a new car or rubber […]

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Retailer Focus: Pret A Manger

Brand and product focus is recipe for success Pret A Manger is a UK-based store that creates handmade, natural preservative-free food. Pret opened in London in 1986 and arrived in America in 2000 – opening the first U.S. store in New York City. Pret develops stores slowly… one at a time and incorporates a simple […]

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The Day Part Menu

Make the Most of Your Menu Let GSP’s menu boards give you the edge over the competition with yet another great reason to shop your store. Show your customers that there’s just no need to hit the drive thru when you’ve got a value menu chock full of tasty food choices. Win them over first […]

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Create a Dedicated Space to Help Drive Revenue Wine Kiosks Wine kiosks may be coming soon to Pennsylvania’s convenience stores, gas stations and the country’s leading retailer, Walmart. These new self-service wine kiosks, developed by Simple Brands, are currently in 30 supermarkets within the state, including some Giant Food Stores, Wegmans Food Markets, Giant Eagle, […]

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