Category Archives: Equipment, Design & Operations

Total monthly coverage of equipment, design and operation topics, including: refrigerated cases & systems, food preparation equipment, front end equipment, store design, decor & signage and climates. Equipment, Design & Operations News covers brief items of interest to this portion of our readership.

Juno Lighting Debuts Low Profile LED Luminaries for Retail Use

Juno Lighting Group, a leader in high-quality, commercial and residential lighting solutions, has introduced Indy X-Series Low Profile LED Basket Luminaires. Featuring a sleek, … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, Design & Operations, What's New

Prep School

From the deli to the bakery, today’s innovative equipment is helping retailers take their prepared foods business to the next level. The emphasis on … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 05 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Carrying a torch

Good lighting, along with good store design and merchandising can enhance the shopping experience. That did not take long. It appears that LED is … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 04 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Around the Globalshop

With five pavilions addressing specific needs, GlobalShop 2015 promises retailers a wide array of in-store solutions. Ask any supermarket executive what their corporate goals are and … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 03 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Appearances matter

Consumers have a myriad of grocers to select from; making a store attractive—from the outside in— is a must in today’s competitive environment. Shoppers … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 02 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

The heat is on

Convenience, ease of use and versatility remain the hallmarks of today’s cooking equipment and heated merchandisers. For years, prepared items such as rotisserie chicken … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Equipped for the future

EDO companies lend their predictions on what the biggest influences on equipment, design and operations will be in the year ahead. Being the “beauty” behind the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Dream store design

With the help of design teams, grocers can reinvent their look and save on energy costs without breaking the bank. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Sprucing up space

A closer look at some of the latest products and services offered by leading equipment and design firms. With profit margins remaining slim retailers … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 10 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Meet me in St. Louis

FMI’s Energy & Store Development Conference is one of the premier networking opportunities for grocers. These days companies are under pressure to take a … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 09 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Baby, it’s cold inside

Today’s refrigeration cases continue to make inroads in terms of appearance, efficiency and flexibility. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 08 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

A (supply) chain reaction

New initiatives are poised to impact and improve safety within the supply chain. A safe workplace for employees and a safe shopping environment for … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 07 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Designing spaces

As profit margins remain slim, retailers are pulling out all the stops to catch consumers’ attention.  Looks count. In today’s world where consumers want … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 06 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Fully equipped

Suppliers continue to look for that WOW! factor with deli and bakery equipment offerings. Historically, equipment designed for the deli, bakery and kitchen strictly … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 05 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Airius Wins Innovation Award for Environmental Technology

Airius Europe received the Innovation Award for Environmental Technology at the Environmental and Energy Awards 2014. The awards, one of the highest accolades for … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, Design & Operations, What's New

Flip of a switch

Technological advancements are taking lighting out of the dark ages. Many people take lighting for granted. Plug in a cord; flip a switch and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 04 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

A world of possibilities

Companies from all over the country will be convening in Las Vegas this month for GlobalShop 2014. Design and marketing ideas can be used to … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

On the front lines

With interior square footage at a premium, retailers are turning to a range of flexible solutions to extend brand image both inside and outside … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Achieving sustainability

Energy efficient, sustainable solutions providing meaningful financial return LEED the way in 2014. What do you get when you combine two 35-foot wind turbines, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Smoothing operations

Several major EDO issues and trends are predicted to impact grocers in the coming year. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 12 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Design stars

As the retail environment becomes increasingly competitive, design has become critical in differentiating one store from another. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Command Packaging Introduces Reusable Bags for Grocery Stores

Command Packaging announced that it will invest up to $25 million to manufacture bag ban compliant plastic reusable bags. In anticipation of the Los … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, Design & Operations, What's New

Reinvesting in the future

The number of companies ready, willing and able to help retailers with their equipment and design needs continues to grow. Retailers attended the FMI … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Energy boost

The FMI Energy & Store Development Conference offers retailers a host of solutions. The pressure has never been higher for retailers to contain energy … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Making a cold case

Today’s refrigeration cases offer a wealth of features including style, energy efficiency and, in some instances, portability. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations