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Delivering on Positive Customer Experiences

Posted on 1st Apr 2020

With consumers’ increased demands for expediency, the lines that originally distinguished c-stores from other types of retail have blurred. Grocery stores, restaurants, drug stores, department stores, and specialty shops are all delivering on the customer’s desire for convenience—with delivery.Selling pre-packaged sandwiches, salads, and beverages has long been a c-store staple, but with the surge … read more
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April 2020 COVID-19 Update From Our President Jeff Gayer

Posted on 1st Apr 2020

Are we remaining open?Yes, CMC Group, and all of its business units, is an Essential Business.Dr. Amy Acton and Governor DeWine announced on March 22 that effective at 11:59 PM March 23, 2020, the State Order to operate ONLY Essential Businesses as identified by the US DHS. This order is in effect through April 6, 2020 (update: now extended to May 1, 2020) and allows critically essential businesse … read more
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Ease Customer Anxiety with Tamper-Evident Labeling

Posted on 30th Mar 2020

COVID-19 is presenting new challenges to businesses throughout the country, and restaurants in particular have had to rethink their business model to try to remain viable. Some have closed temporarily, while others have focused on takeout and delivery.Many restaurants have used takeout and delivery services for some time, though others may find the switch more challenging. Regardless, if a busines … read more
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Cut Protection: On the Cutting Edge of Safety

Posted on 27th Mar 2020

It’s easy to forget everything that goes into getting a customer exactly what they need at the meat or deli counter.Slicing meats, cheeses, breads, and produce to required thickness and size can be tricky. With so much chopping, slicing, grating, and shredding going on simultaneously, as well as weighing, measuring, communicating with customers and dealing with other unforeseen circumstances, acci … read more
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How Convenience Store Retailers Can Ensure Proper Food Labeling Procedures

Posted on 11th Mar 2020

Modern consumers today are much savvier about what they eat. Younger consumers still demand fast grab-and-go foods, but they don’t want to sacrifice quality or freshness—and who could blame them? And because it can be difficult to strike a balance of foods being fresh, fast, healthy and convenient, grab-and-go shoppers tend to be label readers: They want to read the ingredients and nutritional inf … read more
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CMC Group/DayMark Statement Concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on 11th Mar 2020

As a valued customer, we are writing to inform you how we as a company are addressing and mitigating the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.Our senior leadership and emergency preparedness teams have been monitoring the situation and taking measures to ensure the wellness and safety of our employees while executing against our comprehensive business continuity plans.CMC Group, Inc., inc … read more
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What Do We Know About Coronavirus?

Posted on 12th Feb 2020

Every news venue is talking about coronavirus, but what do we really know about it? 2019 Novel Coronavirus (referred to as coronavirus) was identified in 2019 as the cause of an outbreak starting in Wuhan, China. At first, it appeared that the source of the virus was at a seafood and animal market indicating animal to people transmission, but since it has been shown that it can also be transmitted … read more
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Tamper-Evident Labels Offer Superior Solution for Preserving the Integrity of Delivered Food

Posted on 12th Feb 2020

As food delivery continues to grow in popularity, it is important for restaurant operators to understand all aspects of the industry, including the risks inolved. To avoid the expense of hiring additional workers or purchasing delivery vehicles, restaurants have become reliant on third-party delivery workers to transport meals to customers.Recent studies, however, have revealed that bad things som … read more
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Targeted Labeling Builds Customer Awareness

Posted on 18th Nov 2019

Like most businesses, supermarkets should be investing in marketing practices that build loyalty among customers. The fast-growing market for grab & go foods, however, can make engaging with customers difficult. This rapid growth reflects a strong demand for quick and convenient meals and snacks similar to what a person would serve and enjoy if they had cooked it themselves.Grocery store operators … read more
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Customized Labels Result in Customer Loyalty

Posted on 7th Nov 2019

As convenience stores have evolved beyond a quick stop for emergency or fill-in groceries and other essentials, customers have increased their demand for grab-and-go meals and snacks. In addition, as the appeal of grab-and-go food offerings continues to rise, so do consumer expectations for easy-to-read labeling and high-quality ingredients.Shoppers seeking convenience are still on the lookout for … read more
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