The first five weeks of the back-to-school period means an increase in sales for certain baked goods. Parents who stock up on lunchtime staples and snacks for their children buy more of a certain kind of treat in early autumn than any other time of year, including winter holidays. The Nielsen Company, an American data and research company, reports that… Read more »
When most people think about the best ways to increase in-store bakery sales, their minds immediately go to sampling events, promotional activities, new display techniques or a new kind of frosting on a cupcake. However, the key fundamental is to make sure that the products you buy to resell or make in-store meet the quality expectations of a consumer base… Read more »
According to Biscuits & Cakes, a new Market Report from market intelligence provider Key Note, total market volume sales remained fairly subdued in 2014. Moreover, although the market continues to expand in value terms — exhibiting growth of 1.8 per cent in 2014 — this growth is still primarily being driven by inflated retail prices, further underlining the challenging nature… Read more »
A new technology for retail bakers can predict shop sales, thereby reducing wastage and improving ordering quality, says supplier RedBlack Software.