Two recent studies confirm the trend that men are doing more shopping. An ESPN study shows that today 31% of grocery shoppers are men, compared to only 14% back in 1985. Read a recent article about this trend on the KGW.com (Portand, OR) website.
A few months ago, Toronto's Globe and Mail website profiled the growing trend of incorporating take-out food stores directly within or connected to restauarants. Since then, we continue to come across articles that talk this new trend up. A new term we like: "fresh-less-processed".
New Food Retailing Spaces
DDI Magazine's April/May 2012 issue spotlights new, exciting food retail spaces. Trends such as the local food movement and smaller, market-inspired spaces are leading stores to design layouts that highlight regional goods. These accessible, convenient and intimate settings invite customers to explore, and they also feature green design and eco-friendly fixtures.
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Our expertise with grocery stores, beverage stores and supermarkets allows us to jump right in on projects for specialized retail store environments. From built-in wall units and shelving to custom cabinets and countertops, CMS consultants can help you design and build practically any interior display.
Custom display cabinets, countertops and storage units designed for stores
that feature specialty and gourmet food products.
Display fixtures custom designed and built for retail applications such as
clothing stores, pharmacies, gift shops and other store environments.
Custom built wine racks, walls, cellars and storage cabinets, specifically designed for
beverage stores and retail wine departments.