Armand Lobato

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Keep ’em coming back

Feb 14, 2018 by Armand Lobato
I think about repeat sales, especially in so many walks of life, such as when I get my hair cut. My neighborhood barber shop (Louie’s) is always there for me and countless others, to trim and tidy up what nature grows.
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Final retail goals for 2018

Jan 22, 2018 by Armand Lobato
Good produce managers and their crews achieve more with detailed goals. As promised, here is the last of three sets to help forge into the New Year, with what I call “18 goals for 2018.”
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Six more retail goals for 2018

Jan 16, 2018 by Armand Lobato
Produce departments thrive with detailed goals. As promised, here are the second of three sets to help forge into the New Year, which I call “Eighteen goals for 2018.”
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The produce night shift

Nov 10, 2017 by Armand Lobato
We turn to the reader’s file this week. I received an inquiry from a chain merchandiser, looking for tips to better handle the winter holidays. New Year’s Day and Christmas are very busy weeks in the produce aisle.

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