There is a lot of pressure coming down on produce departments to cut pricing and diversify product lines. The retail landscape is changing drastically as more millennials move away from traditional shopping patterns to more app-based food delivery programs. Many stores are struggling to differentiate themselves in the face of the “big guys”. What are some smaller format stores doing to keep their produce departments strong? How are they differentiating themselves in the changing marketplaces? What are some techniques employed to maintain organic produce departments and to keep customers coming back? Hear from two produce buyers about what they are doing to keep up with the changing landscape of retail.
Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
F | 3:30 pm