A Retailer’s Map to Hyper-Relevance

| April 5, 2018

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These solutions enable the hyper-relevant customer experiences that will keep retailers competitive in the IoE era. would use in-store guidance (digital signage) to obtain information about the location of a product in the store and the best path to get there.

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At Smart & Final, we’re here for the Pop Warner snack mom, the office manager & the local church. We’re here for the town’s favorite family-owned pizzeria & food trucks; for dinner parties & full-scale block parties. We’re here for the hosts, heroes & how-can-I-help-you’s. We are neighbors, friends & family. We’re passionate about nourishing communities, one neighborhood at a time, and our mission is to be the neighborhood warehouse grocery store offering quality and value to households, businesses and community groups. Beyond moving inventory and making registers ring, our successes are marked by connections to customers and dedication to becoming a part of the communities we serve.

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At Smart & Final, we’re here for the Pop Warner snack mom, the office manager & the local church. We’re here for the town’s favorite family-owned pizzeria & food trucks; for dinner parties & full-scale block parties. We’re here for the hosts, heroes & how-can-I-help-you’s. We are neighbors, friends & family. We’re passionate about nourishing communities, one neighborhood at a time, and our mission is to be the neighborhood warehouse grocery store offering quality and value to households, businesses and community groups. Beyond moving inventory and making registers ring, our successes are marked by connections to customers and dedication to becoming a part of the communities we serve.

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