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New Asian Supermarket Design & Signs

Jun 13th 2019

New Asian Supermarket Design & Signs
AZ International Marketplace is a supermarket located in Mesa, Arizona. An ethnic supermarket, they specialize in foods and items for the Mesa community, mixing together foods for the local Latino and Asian population. They offer such items as tilapia, rice sticks, and durian. On top of this, they sell a variety of imported ethnic health and beauty items along with household products. Ahead of their opening, AZ International Marketplace contacted DGS Retail about making signage that would w
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Ethnic Grocery Store Design Ideas & Signs

Jun 13th 2019

Ethnic Grocery Store Design Ideas & Signs
Island Pacific is an ethnic supermarket chain with locations in California and Nevada. Specializing in Filipino foods, the chain looks to serve the local communities by providing them with the ingredients they need to cook the meals they grew up with. Each location includes not only various seafood items and regional cuisine, but also "Philhouse Fast Food," a way for Filipino-Americans and other shoppers to eat authentic home-cooked Filipino meals. Ahead of the opening of one of their lo
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How To Display Health Foods & Supplements In Stores

Jun 12th 2019

How To Display Health Foods & Supplements In Stores
Physician's Plan is a weight-loss and wellness service with combination office/retail stores all throughout the Carolinas. They specialize in developing custom plans that enable people looking to lose weight and/or improve their health achieve their goals. Each office includes a team of physicians, dieticians and other medical professionals that take a healthcare-oriented approach to weight loss. They provide not only various analyses and plans, but also market healthy foods and supplements w
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Get More Sales at Liquor Stores With Free Layout

Jun 5th 2019

Get More Sales at Liquor Stores With Free Layout
Angel's Share is a liquor store located in Gambrills, Maryland, between Annapolis and Washington, D.C. So named for the small amount of whiskey that evaporates during the aging process, it's a family-owned business dedicated to maintaining relationships with its customers. It's also built strong ties with Gambrills and other communities in the southern Baltimore metro area to sell high-quality bourbon, whiskey, and wine. As their new store was close to opening, Angel's Share got in touch
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Cafe RX Uses DGS Retail to Design Its Unique Drug Store and Cafe

May 30th 2019

Cafe RX Uses DGS Retail to Design Its Unique Drug Store and Cafe
Cafe RX is a specialty cafe located in Creeskill, New Jersey. What makes it unique from other cafes is that it's also a fully-functional pharmacy. Combining a natural food menu with healthy supplements and vitamins among other items, Cafe RX stands out among the many eateries people in northern New Jersey can go to for brunch - or drug stores where they can fill their prescriptions. Ahead of their opening in May 2018, Cafe RX contacted DGS Retail about  designing the pharmacy s
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The Secret to Ethnic Food Store Design and Signage Layout

May 15th 2019

The Secret to Ethnic Food Store Design and Signage Layout
Deli 4 You is a chain of specialty grocery stores located in the Chicagoland area. They sell a wide variety of food products imported from Eastern Europe and elsewhere. Each location runs a full-service grocery with Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, and Slovak items, including a bakery that makes paçzkis and crepes and a deli that makes fresh kielbasa. They also run a catering service for events. When opening their first store in Norridge, Illinois, Deli 4 You contacted DGS Retail to help
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Experts Suggest This Gondola Shelving System for Specialty Foods

May 8th 2019

Experts Suggest This Gondola Shelving System for Specialty Foods
Corner Station Olive Oil Company is a specialty foods store based in Waynesville, North Carolina. A family-owned business since 1928, they sell a wide variety of olive oils, vinegars, and other oils for cooking and home use. They offer a wide selection of oils and vinegars from around the world and country, giving customers in the greater Asheville region a taste they wouldn't find in their local grocery store. They even offer classes and a tasting bar to sample these fine oils. Corner S
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Case Study: Harvest Market

May 1st 2019

Case Study: Harvest Market
Harvest Market is a high-concept grocery store based in Champaign, Illinois, and operated by grocery chain Niemann Foods. The store prides itself on its food philosophy, which closely aligns with the farm-to-table movement in food. They meet and work closely with local farmers, butchers, and other food manufacturers to establish a strong relationship that ensures an exceptional standard of food for customers in the Champaign-Urbana area. Moreover, they have these producers talk about the
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Case Study: Hadley's Fruit Orchard

Apr 3rd 2019

Case Study: Hadley's Fruit Orchard
Based in Cabazon, California,  Hadley Fruit Orchards is a landmark roadside specialty food retailer. They sell nuts, dried fruit, bread, dates, and more. The store has operated since the 1930s, originally in Pasadena before setting up shop in Cabazon. Located just off Interstate 10, the store was owned by the Hadley family before being sold to the Morongo Band of Mission Indians in July 1999. The store remains a one-stop shop for local families and travelers to this day. In 201
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Case Study: Organic Market

Mar 29th 2019

Case Study: Organic Market
The Biggest Challenge in Making Produce Signage: Timeline! This was certainly the case when DGS Retail worked with The Organic Market, a small 5000 square foot family owned natural and organic health and food store based on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. The Organic Market, also known as Cape Cod Natural Markets, and owners Rory Eames and Darby Ziruk, were expanding their business into two locations and were in need of a vendor to quickly produce custom signage that could be installed
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MJ Fine Wine & Spirits Succeeds With DGS Retail's Liquor Store Design

Mar 12th 2019

MJ Fine Wine & Spirits Succeeds With DGS Retail's Liquor Store Design
MJ Fine Wine and Spirits is a small liquor store based in South El Monte, California. Their primary focus is on wine, providing a large variety of wine from around the world. Key to their business is educating the consumer on wines: They have a professional sommelier team that can identify and recommend various wines that suit the needs of their customers, as well as teach shoppers not only the wine but wine culture of various places based on the recommendation. Ahead of its opening,
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You’ll Love This Modern Liquor Store Design By DGS Retail

Mar 5th 2019

You’ll Love This Modern Liquor Store Design By DGS Retail
Tin Woodman's Flask Wine and Spirits is a liquor superstore located in Chittenago, New York. It's part of the Emerald City Plaza complex owned and operated by the Oneida Indian Nation, including Yellow Brick Road Casino. The 17,000-square-foot store contains more than 100,000 bottles of wine and spirits, making it one of the largest liquor stores in Central New York State. Its selection includes not only a large variety of craft brands, but many brands local to the state and region. It also o
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7 Ideas for Produce Displays on Wet Racks

Nov 15th 2018

7 Ideas for Produce Displays on Wet Racks
Even though there are various styles and sizes of wet racks such as green or vegetable racks, they serve the same purpose of displaying produce in a refrigerated case. It is worth noting that most of them supply a misting system that keeps leafy greens and carrots fresh and hydrated. You should consider creating a space and budgeting for a wet rack or an ice bin. Orchard bins for produce can also accomplish the same thing as a refrigerated case at a fraction of the cost. They also take up muc
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5 Ideas for High Profit Grocery and C-store Produce Displays

Nov 15th 2018

5 Ideas for High Profit Grocery and C-store Produce Displays
Even if you have the busiest grocery or convenience store, you will likely notice that some of your produce displays do not turn quickly. Various factors can cause this; for instance, you may have misallocated the space provided or you have too much space for the display. Although it may not raise an alarm when you deal with hard items such as potatoes, winter squash, watermelons, or onions, highly perishable items such as berries and tomatoes must be turned several times daily to keep them f
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5 Ways Hershey Is Winning With Their New Store Within A Store Strategy

Posted by Tom Conway on Nov 14th 2018

5 Ways Hershey Is Winning With Their New Store Within A Store Strategy
Research shows that while U.S. consumers love candy, they hate shopping the candy aisle at the local grocery store. According to an article in Shopper Marketing Magazine, 76% of shoppers surveyed are not happy with the clutter on traditional grocery store shelf fixtures. Candy that is displayed on ordinary store racks or store display shelving ideas is confusing. Most shoppers walk away frustrated with no candy in their cart or avoid the aisle all together. Shoppers often steer c
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6 Merchandising Display Ideas for C-stores

Nov 12th 2018

6 Merchandising Display Ideas for C-stores
Merchandising strategies goes beyond setting up shelves. It involves anything that can be seen by customers from the outside or inside. The process helps to get more customers into the convenience store. This broader understanding of your store’s layout requires identifying key challenges and best practices that serve your interests. For incremental sales, you should focus on simplifying your shelves to an extent where even senior citizens can get what they want without too much hassle. Tak
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How SkeeVue Grocery Reinvented Itself Before Ski Season

Posted by Tom Conway on Nov 12th 2018

How SkeeVue Grocery Reinvented Itself Before Ski Season
SkeeVue Grocery, of Breckenridge Colorado, was looking to re-brand and re-name their conventional grocery store into Breckenridge Market and Liquors. The newly named store would be a natural and organic market that would better cater to the residents and tourists of their hometown. DGS Retail, working with the Store Planning group of UNFI, helped to effectively rebrand the store to better reflect the owner’s new market position. During the planning stage Bre
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Dunkin Donuts Franchise Design Rollout

Nov 12th 2018

Dunkin Donuts Franchise Design Rollout
DGS Retail in conjunction with Dunkin’ Brands Corporate Design Team have developed a website focused on the introduction of new and creative artwork designed specifically to enhance their current store’s environments. With over 10, 500 independently owned franchised stores, Dunkin’ reached out to DGS to develop a site that is “User Friendly and Informative,” offering multitudes of artwork options. Resembling an ART GALLERY, the site offers creative elements printed on cloth, canv
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