Grocer or C-Store? The Line is Blurring

Once upon a time, McDonald’s served food and Starbucks served coffee. Then something unexpected happened. Starbucks introduced food and McDonald’s ramped up their coffee program. Each saw new opportunities and crossed over to cash in. In the same way, supermarkets and convenience stores (c-stores) have borrowed from each other’s successes. As each business niche studied…

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Federal Heath Makes Community Youth a Priority

When the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) started plans for a cutting-edge Center for Innovation, CEO Jodi Diamond knew exactly who to call for the right signage. “Federal Heath has been a strong supporter for many years,” she said. Federal Heath President and CEO Kevin Stotmeister was eager to continue the company’s contributions…

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The Future of Grocery: 12 Trends to Watch

The food technology sector has expanded considerably recently and it’s only getting bigger. Leaders in the industry have launched venture funds and programs that will pour even more money into the sector. Grocery chains that have announced a collaboration with e-commerce platforms and CPG (consumer packaged goods) brands are racing to gain profit from the…

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The Tool for Effective Project Management

As a coworker and I started interviewing several different members of our sales team to identify more case studies, there seemed to be a recurring theme in each interview – Communication. I wanted to know, “Why do you think customers were satisfied with us, with Federal Heath? What is our biggest strength?” Time after time,…

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Federal Heath named to help oversee new C-StorePoint conferences

Tim Smith, Federal Heath’s Director of Business Development, has been named to the 8-member Advisory Board for a new series of conferences for Convenience Store retailers and suppliers, C-StorePoint. The first event will be held April 28-May 1, 2019. C-StorePoint is based on a business-intensive Connecting Point model currently used in the retail, restaurant, healthcare…

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7½ Reasons to Self-Manage Your Next Signage Project

You have some buildings. You need some signs. So it seems reasonable to pick out what you want, schedule delivery, and handle the details yourself. Here are 7½ ways to measure the benefit to your company. 1. Your calendar is open. Some people can still build plenty of margin into their daily responsibilities. They have…

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Three ways this National Sign Company is also a Neighborhood Sign Company

You may already know about Federal Heath’s national reach, with five manufacturing plants and more than 20 offices and service centers. That’s the physical structure we’ve built since 1901, making us the leader in creating hassle-free signage solutions every day. But something else we’ve built is what brings life to that large public structure: a…

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Finding the Sweet Spot for Retail Fulfillment

Anybody who’s run a lemonade stand knows that traditional retailing is harder than it looks. You need demand, product, a facility, a location, promotion, traffic, pricing, inventory, and safeguards against shrinkage and perishability. Then there’s fulfillment – the final handoff where companies leave you with their best feels-good impression. Is the lemonade ice cold, undiluted,…

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Federal Heath Awarded Interior Digital Messaging Program for Kwik Trip, Inc.

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Federal Heath was recently awarded the interior digital messaging program for Kwik Trip, Inc. The interior messaging consists of a powerful content management system (CMS) and hardware which includes 8 to 12 screens per location. The screens are strategically placed throughout the store, including the roller grill, beer cooler, register, and beverage bar. The signage…

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