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Key Players in Store Remodels: Navigating the Remodel Process

By Nicole Klimek, P.J. Hoffman 196 May-June 2018 Like the simpler store reset, a store remodel may bring a new format, new fixtures, and new merchandising to the retail area. But a major difference is that a remodel involves construction and usually a fresh interior design—flooring, lighting, wall finishes, decor, branding, and [...]

Steps to Effective Store Design

By P.J. Hoffman 143 July - August - 2009 Is your co-op planning to expand, relocate or open a new store? The ideas outlined here are meant to make the process easier and more rewarding. I write from the perspective of someone who has provided store planning and design services [...]

Should Your Store Be Planning On Scanning?

By P.J. Hoffman 052 May - June - 1994 P0S scanning is only one component of a possible fully "computerized co-op." Paul Cultrera does a fine job describing a more complete system as envisioned at the Cape Ann Food Co-op, in Cooperative Grocer #31-32 (Nov.-Dec. 1990 and Jan.-Feb. 1991). He [...]