Mott’s® & DelMonte® Pouched

Pouches are a cheap but efficient way to merchandise. But because they slouch and have poor shelf posture, here Mott’s® encases in a box. This increases cost, and reduces shopper flexibility in creating a custom assortment. But it does allow merchandising from the shelf edge. See that Mott’s still believes the Pouch Concept itself a…

GoGo Squeez™ Pouches Boxed

I predict a growing market of pouched products. Here Materne® offers GoGo Squeez™ Fast Fruit in a pouch distinguished by a narrow cap possibly limiting sale to cartons only. Pouches equipped with broad mushroom caps have an option to be hung for individual shelf and cooler sale. But in any event, Moderne features the pouch…

Miele® Branding Comfort-Level

A second visit allowed in-store test of Miele® branded retail amenities. Since my wife’s name starts with ”M” we may order an M-shaped sofa along with any Miele appliances. It is doubtful Gaggenau® or Poggenpohl® can make any similarly personalized offer. Focus on Miele seat branding at… “Miele® Branded Sofa Seating” “Miele® Branding Comfort-Level” (This…

Elemental Pin-Up Hook

If you thought Pin-Up Hooks were the simplest Slatwall fixtures, guess again. Here is an even simpler hanger, I can’t imagine this concept resisting being knocked off the wall however. It might fare a bit better as a Pegboard Hook though. Note the Square Drive Socket Screw at upper left, a visible attempt at re-attaching…