• How Electric Cars Can Help Convenience Stores Profit

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Jan 17, 2022, 06:45 AM
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  • Foodservice Trends to Know for 2022

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Jan 12, 2022, 13:21 PM
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  • Finding Healthy Grab & Go Snacks & Meals On The Road

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Jan 11, 2022, 07:39 AM
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  • Put Foodservice in Perspective with the New Federal Vision Series Display Cases

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on Jan 4, 2022, 14:27 PM
    Throughout our history, Federal has made it our business to look for industry trends and challenges, using our innovative design capabilities to develop and manufacture solutions that meet those challenges.
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  • Use Countertop Food Display Cases To Ease Floor Congestion posts

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Jan 3, 2022, 06:35 AM
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  • Dealer Roundup - Heated, Undercounter, Milk, and Italian-Style Merchandisers

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Dec 21, 2021, 09:51 AM
    Providing a variety of merchandiser options can help dealers give options for each customers' situation. Federal Industries can help dealers break down what works best for milk, heated foods, under-counter, and Italian style merchandisers.
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  • Attention Dealers: There’s Now an Undercounter Merchandiser for Added Versatility

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Dec 17, 2021, 09:15 AM
    In c-stores or groceries, the spaces under the counters are usually reserved for things like second-tier magazines, last-minute candy decisions, and or an assortment of gift cards. The reason these areas go underserved is because there hasn’t traditionally been a way to upgrade them with a more enticing type of shelving.
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  • An Update on an Important Merchandising Styling Trend

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Dec 10, 2021, 07:09 AM
    Over the last several years, we’ve seen a major trend in merchandising and foodservice display cases -- Italian styling. This is an important trend because it impacts many areas within a foodservice operation.
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  • The Top Snacking Trends for 2021

    Posted by TMC Digital Media on Dec 3, 2021, 15:29 PM
    As much as we all pride ourselves on serving the best breakfast, lunch, and dinner combinations, there's one meal of the day that often gets overlooked: snacks.
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  • The Top Selling Points for Federal’s Heated Merchandiser

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on Jul 16, 2021, 14:49 PM
    When end users think of grab-n-go, the first thought is almost always related to refrigerated products or beverages. While it’s important to help operators realize the benefits of cold foods and drinks, grab-n-go can be much more.
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  • Introducing A New Merchandising Solution For Small Spaces

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on Jun 4, 2021, 11:38 AM
    Grab & go services have become more than a trend in the last 12 months. They've redefined how the foodservice industry operates as a whole. Not only loved for their convenience, but these quick and easy solutions are great for days filled with quick-paced tasks. Grab & go also ensures consumers are still able to enjoy their favorite snacks or meals without having to take time from busy schedules to do so. If you're looking to drive service in a heavily trafficked area your way, we've got the solution for you
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  • Grab-and-Go Cases To Increase C-Store Profits

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on Jun 1, 2021, 11:40 AM
    Grab-and-go food and drink choices in convenience stores is a growing opportunity to increase profits. Over 22% of food sales in c-stores are grab-and-go options as customers continue to look to limit person-to-person contact during the pandemic. These purchases don't only apply to traditional grab-and-go options like sodas and sandwiches. Consumers are looking for healthy self-serve options, such as fruit and specialty snack and meal items.
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  • The Psychology of Grab-and-Go

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on May 28, 2021, 11:46 AM
    Grab-and-go displays have made way for a new level of convenience when it comes to foodservice. Not only do consumers seem to love the renewed sense of availability, but they love the versatility in items that retailers are offering.
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  • The Top Retail & Grocery Merchandising Trends We Expect to See in 2021

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on May 25, 2021, 11:45 AM
    Retail and grocery have seen major changes in the last 12 months. From an increase in relying on online ordering to things such as curbside pick-up, we're utilizing e-commerce in a whole new way. Consumers are prioritizing their health as a means to fight the pandemic by eating foods that provide support to their immune system, as well as looking for healthier options due to the major benefits that come with eating green. While every city is currently going through their own changes of rules and regulations, grab and go trends with healthy options is here to stay.
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  • Components of a Successful Foodservice Program

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on May 21, 2021, 11:42 AM
    Running a successful foodservice operation takes more than a tasty menu and marketing plan. It's a combination of both your menu and marketing process alongside having the right appliances, business plan, and staying on top of the latest trends. Things like curbside pick-up and delivery are two of the most popular opportunities to increase revenue in 2021, which means your foodservice operation should be adjusting to meet that line of customer demand in the first quarter of the year at the very least. This is a great way to see an uptick in current earnings.
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  • Reliable School Merchandising Solutions

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on May 19, 2021, 11:23 AM
    Life in the school cafeteria has changed a lot over the past year and a half. Dealing with social distancing, additional lunch periods, and more cleaning protocols placed additional pressure on school lunch staff to make sure students and staff still were fed nutritious meals quickly.
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  • What Dealers Should Know About Federal’s New Dairy-Air Screen & Self-Serve Milk Merchandiser

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on May 14, 2021, 11:18 AM
    As we’re still in the midst of the foodservice equipment buying season for K-12 school nutrition programs, we wanted to share a few important facts with you about Federal’s Dairy-Air Screen Milk Merchandiser and the Self-Serve Milk Merchandiser.
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  • Merchandising Healthy Grab & Go Snacks

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on May 11, 2021, 11:12 AM
    The new year is upon us, and as we branch away from the struggles of 2020, one thing we can all look forward to is our new year's resolutions. As we embrace new goals and continue battling the current Covid-19 pandemic, eating healthier is a priority that has everyone's focus. With social distancing still common, people are slowly starting to branch out and venture away from their homes for daily tasks. This includes seeking out healthy on the go snacks.
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  • Foodservice Labor Trends (and how merchandisers can help)

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on May 5, 2021, 08:15 AM
    To say the foodservice industry took a hit with the COVID-19 pandemic would be an understatement. Restaurants and everyday foodservice operations nationwide took a drastic fall. From cutbacks on labor to some cities requiring full shutdowns, the experience hasn't been an easy one. In December 2020, unemployment showed a rate of 16.1%.
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  • Top Service Tips for Maintaining Your Merchandiser

    Posted by Jackie Ceithamer on Apr 28, 2021, 08:10 AM
    Whether it’s transitioning towards grab-and-go orders, offering pre-packaged foods, or doubling up on cleaning — the foodservice industry has experienced quite a few changes throughout the pandemic. To assist with these changes, many operators have relied heavily on merchandisers to keep business flowing.
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