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Apple merchandising inspiration from the Produce Artist Award Series

Sometimes it’s easier to show than to tell. That’s the idea behind our new Merchandising Inspiration Series, which features display photos submitted for our Produce Artist Award Series.

Buyer-seller relationships and the three-legged stool

You want suppliers that are complementary to your company’s business model. Suppliers are plentiful, but not all of them will be the right fit for your organization.

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.

Folks like these make the industry great

Time is precious, especially in our nonstop world of produce. That’s why I want to thank most effusively the folks who have contributed to PMG, to sessions at our events, and to our Produce Artist Award Series.

WATCH: Produce Artist Award Series Fall 2020 Results Webinar

PMG highlighted work from more than four dozen merchandisers and produce managers in the Produce Artist Award Series Fall 2020 Results Webinar, which featured top-notch seasonal display photos and expert commentary.

Michael Schutt of Raley's talks e-commerce at WCPE

Michael Schutt discussed at the West Coast Produce Expo his company’s growing online business and his experience with navigating the pandemic as he has transitioned into a new role.

Jeff Cady talks leadership, key attributes for produce roles at WCPE

Jeff Cady shared his takeaways on how 2020 has developed him as a leader, which characteristics are essential for different produce roles, and opportunities he’s taken to continue his development and that of his team.

12 attributes of mental toughness for produce industry leaders

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” That's the produce industry.

Supermarket sales ‘vibrant’ in the Heartland

The supermarket business in the U.S. Heartland remains “strong and vibrant,” said Anthony Totta, CEO at FreshXperts LLC, Kansas City, Mo.

How consumers are approaching holiday shopping differently

A new survey by Deloitte found that consumers plan to limit their spending, travel and experiences, in-store shopping and time spent shopping during this holiday season.