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December 6, 2018

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FROM THE DESK OF...

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IGA CEO John Ross

Those Darned Meddlin' Kids!

Emerging technology, lifestyle choices, and a host of economic challenges are making younger generations into a new breed of shopper. IGA CEO John Ross offers insights on their behaviors, and a simple solution for meeting their needs: Ask yourself, what if we let our kids design a store?

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FEATURED STORY

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5 Steps to a More Memorable In-Store Shopping Experience

by Carlie Wagner

As online sales continue to rise, a unique in-store shopping experience is more important than ever. Find out how IGA retailers are combining less homogenization and more customization to make shopping special this holiday season and beyond.

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NEWS YOU NEED

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Beat the Heat with No-Stove Meals

This month’s content theme on IGA.com is all about embracing the final days of summer. Share original blogs on your social media pages with a click of a button. 

 

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BEST PRACTICES

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An Extra $1k in Weekly Sales with Grocerant-Style Sushi

by Brooks Marsh

Learn how Mahomet IGA expanded their fresh offerings and added $1k a week in sales by installing a grocerant-style sushi station.

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NEWS YOU NEED

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Beat the Heat with No-Stove Meals

This month’s content theme on IGA.com is all about embracing the final days of summer. Share original blogs on your social media pages with a click of a button. 

 

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HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS

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Brackett’s Market Takes Home Maine Grocer of the Year Win

By serving the community and treating their employees like family, Kimberly and Steve Brackett of Brackett's Market IGA have built the "epitome of a Maine hometown grocery store." Read more about this exceptional store and their recent Maine Grocer of the Year Award.

About the IGA Minute

Welcome to The IGA Minute, the weekly newsletter that gives you the IGA news you need the way you want it. Only have a minute? Scan the lead page for a quick overview of important news. Have  more time? Click "a minute more" to get the full scoop. 

Have an idea for content or questions about the editorial calendar? Email Ashley Pageeditor of The IGA Minute. For advertising queries, contact IGA’s Barbara Wiest.