Managing Packaged Beverages

New products and core beverages will always drive cold vault sales. So when is the right time—and how often does that right time come—for category managers to reset them? “We do cold vault resets twice a year, which means we’re making fairly minor adjustments all the time,” said Richard Ginther, category manager for Kum &

Cases Closed

  Federal Industries new refrigerated cases come in two different styles that can be used to stand alone or for continuous lineup. The first style, High Volume Maxi Case, features lift-up, tempered thermopane straight front glass with the added benefit of high visibility for deli, seafood and fish and red-meat products. The second model, Curved

Cooler Control

Operators looking for greater energy efficiency should cast an eye on their coolers, where centralized controls, lighting adjustments, basic ongoing maintenance and employee training can save them money. “Coolers are typically an opportunity for improvements in maintenance and operational practices,” said Jerry Lawson, national manager for Energy Star Small Business and Congregations Network, a division

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