Brian Dey

Brian Dey

Sell-More-Citrus Merchandising

What a great category to dive into as we wrap up 2020 and charge into 2021. New varieties are coming in as I write this, and I am so excited for what the winter will bring.

Curtain call – A few more thoughts on theater in the produce department

Although the pandemic has changed the script a bit in how customers might shop and interact with you or your store staff, having something cool for them to look at, learn from and smile about just might make their day!

Take your hard squash merchandising to the next level

Historically, hard squash is often buried at the back of the department next to the potatoes and onions, but moving these to a higher-traffic area, especially at this time of the year, will do wonders for your sales.

Take your hard squash merchandising to the next level

Historically, hard squash is often buried at the back of the department next to the potatoes and onions, but moving these to a higher-traffic area, especially at this time of the year, will do wonders for your sales.

Perfecting your pear merchandising

The pear can sometimes get lost in the shuffle heading into fall due to the myriad of apple varieties that hit the backrooms and counters. But don’t be fooled into thinking pears can't be a good volume driver for you.

Maximizing your apple merchandising

Fall is here, and with the changing of the seasons comes one of my favorite times of the year with one of my favorite categories to work with — apples!

Making the most of display contest opportunities

Let's talk about building your next display contest winner ... and how the wins up for grabs go far beyond the contest itself.

What display contests can do for you

I absolutely love display contests. They generate so much excitement, and not just in the produce department but for the whole store.

Encouraging and empowering your future produce superstars

Think about it – you could actually be working with and helping train and develop the next company produce manager, produce merchandiser or produce company vice president or even CEO.

Onboarding your next produce superstar

This produce game truly is a team sport; we rely on each other to get the job done and have fun while we do it.