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December 6, 2018




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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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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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.

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Getting to Know Dissmore’s IGA Retailer Archie McGregor III

Tune in each week for a just-for-fun glimpse into the life of an IGA family member. You could be next!

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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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Have a Best Practice of Your Own?

Tell us about it for a chance to win one of three $1,000 cash prizes at the IGA Global Rally. Just announced: Your best practices earn FREE Rally registration! Limit one Rally registration per store group. 

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