Consumers are increasingly gravitating towards delis in search of quick, grab-and-go meals. Nearly three quarters of respondents from Progressive Grocer’s Retail Deli Review Survey projected an 80% increase in deli sales for 2019 over the previous year—a projection that aligned with the increasing number of consumers visiting delis for convenient meal solutions.
Keeping this trend in mind, we delve a bit deeper into the ways you can position your deli as your neighborhood’s top local eatery. You already know what it takes to run a deli. Set your sights on something bigger: establishing your reputation as a go-to spot for comfort food or quick, on-the-go delights. The most successful delis have been around for decades, demonstrating the power of tradition, branding, and quality. Whether you’re new to the game or a longtime brand, here are some tips to help your deli stand out:
Are you business savvy? In order for your deli to succeed in a rapidly evolving landscape, efficient management is necessary. Fortunately, the inventory management and reporting tools available via Revel’s point of sale keep business owners informed on back-end operations in a straightforward manner, freeing you to greet customers at the storefront. Connect with one of our product experts to see if Revel is the right solution for you.