OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2013

FEATURES

MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Cashing in on Cachet

Jan Fialkow

Specialty retail private label carries its own prestige.

RETAILER PROFILE: A VISION FOR CHEESE

Fromagination

Anna Wolfe

The pied piper of American artisan cheese

CASE & COUNTER

Meet the Cheesemakers

Anna Wolfe

More than 70 cheesemakers participated in the meet-and-greet at the American Cheese Society's conference in Madison, Wis., in August. Here are a few of our favorite finds.

ONLINE STRATEGIES

Going Digital Is Marketing Magic

Marshall Marcovitz

Shopping recommendations fueled by search engines, social media and new platforms will drive consumers to shopping mobile.

STAFF TRAINING

Make Safety a Training Priority

Maggie Bayless

Safety is an often-overlooked area when it comes to basic staff education. Here's how to keep it top-of-mind in your workplace.

SPECIAL SECTION

Housewares Editors' Picks

SPECIAL REPORT

Tabletop Trends

Priscilla Martel

As vendors ready their showrooms for the Fall Tabletop Market, TGR recaps the trends and new products uncovered at the Spring Market.

SPECIAL REPORT: JUICER/BLENDER

Extracting the Profits

Lynn Petrak

Gourmet retailers can extract sales and customer loyalty from juicing, with both in-store juice bars and at-home juicers, blenders and accessories.

DEPARTMENTS

EDITORIAL

Passion, Plan and Product

Anna Wolfe

SPECIAL REPORT

New Products

THE LAST BITE

Star Power

Anna Wolfe

"Chopped" winner showcases easy-to-create, delicious foods