Arik Keller's Top 5 Current Grocery Trends

Aug 31, 2021 4:06:06 PM / by Arik Keller posted in food wholesale, sustainable food, data, store owner, Blog, data trends, grocery, emerging brands, snacks, discovery

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When I’m not working with my Mable team, I spend time at the small grocery store that I own in Vermont. Chris from the Mable Marketing Department recently asked me, “What grocery trends are you most excited about?” And, it really got me thinking!

There are so many fascinating trends in the grocery space, right now. From consumers championing health-conscious foods, brands and products to the continued (and growing!) popularity of the snack category – it's an exciting time to be able to lean into a slew of great trends.

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Digital Wholesale is trending. Here's what it is and who it's for.

Aug 2, 2021 3:30:52 PM / by Alex Temple posted in food wholesale, emerging brands, digital wholesale

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Digital wholesale - a modern way to sell directly to wholesale buyers through a b2b selling platform.

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Swapping out CLIF BARS to make room for emerging & local brands

Jul 28, 2021 11:39:49 AM / by Arik Keller posted in food wholesale, data, store owner, SKUs, data optimization, Blog, data trends, grocery, emerging brands

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I wanted to make some room for some new bars at my store the other day, so I started to comb through some data. Analyzing velocity and sales data isn’t easy for a lot of us who own stores. While Square is a great POS, their reporting and data is not designed to help stores identify trends. 

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Meet the Grocers: Frog Hollow Farms

Feb 12, 2021 1:26:36 PM / by Katherine Ghantous posted in grocery wholesale, food wholesale, specialty food brand, Meet the Grocers

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Janis Reinke, and her husband, Jason, took a weekend trip to Vermont while visiting their daughter at college in Boston. During that trip, they fell in love with Vermont. The people, the area, the food movement, they loved everything about the Green Mountain state.

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Red’s Best: The Fresh Truth about Frozen Fish

Sep 28, 2020 12:03:46 PM / by Alex Temple posted in grocery wholesale, food wholesale, sustainable food, food supply chain

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Top 5 Grocery Trends - April Edition

May 4, 2020 12:50:05 PM / by The Mable Team posted in grocery wholesale, food wholesale, specialty food brand

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April was a month that seemed to last a year. As we close the books on this historic month, we look to grocery buying trends to tell the story of buying behavior in the midst of a pandemic, and the creativity it has inspired. Let’s dive in.

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A Guide to Stocking Emerging Products for Your Store

Apr 14, 2020 1:31:16 PM / by Arik Keller posted in grocery wholesale, food wholesale, specialty food brand

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As a store owner in a small New England town, I take pride in the role that my store plays in our community. We're nestled at the base of a ski resort, and we value the locals that stop in each morning for a cup of coffee just as much as the skiers that stop by for snacks and a six pack after a long day on the mountain. When I first bought the store a year ago, there wasn't much to discover in the aisles besides the traditional consumer packaged goods you can find anywhere. My team and I made it part of our mission to change that.

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