August 2012

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August 2012

Analysis by Anna Wolfe Research Overseen by Debra Chanil With an uptick in sales and customer counts, most gourmet retailers are feeling slightly more optimistic than they were a year ago, according to research conducted in June by The Gourmet Retailer. Retailers surveyed are summarizing the stat

This month, The Gourmet Retailer borrows an annual favorite from our sister publication, Progressive Grocer: Editors' Picks.

Photography by Vito Palmisano A clean modern design with ample light and high ceilings showcases Standard Market's locally sourced items and imported exotics.

Guylian Belgian Chocolates
Phone: 201-871-4144
Fax: 201-871-3632
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.GuylianBelgianChocolate.com

Tableware manufacturers are using colorscapes that coordinate with whiteware.

Mobile marketing is a low-budget method for targeting consumers. Recent developments in the mobile marketing arena have been phenomenal.

Organizations that are really passionate about customer service are always looking for ways to raise the bar and taking steps to strengthen their customer service culture. At Zingerman's, as at many companies, customer feedback plays an important role in figuring out what and how we need to imp

Design-focused products across the gourmet housewares spectrum will be showcased at the sold-out Gourmet Housewares Show at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF), Aug. 19-22, at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NYIGF, which starts on Aug.

Baltimore Convention Center, Trade Show: Sept. 20-22, Education: begins Sept. 19, www.expoeast.com Some of the biggest changes at Natural Products Expo East will occur before the trade show floor opens on Sept.

To give us all an accurate snapshot of the gourmet market, The Gourmet Retailer has once again surveyed its retailer readers.

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Keep atop industry news, trends and new products in the gourmet industry. Microplane Buys Larger Distribution Center

The Summer Fancy Food Show (FFS) is the biggest show of the year for the specialty food industry, and this year's show, which wrapped up its encore presentation in Washington on June 19, didn't disappoint. Overall, it appeared to be a solid show, with new companies, hundreds of new products and dec