Living Retired — ‘Apple Avalanche!’
By Gary Chalk.
Here in southern Ontario a grocery store chain called Farm Boy has become my favourite store because when I shop there, I know what is, well, in store: a terrific selection of high-quality fruits and vegetables.
Farm Boy deserves an A+ for their produce presentation — except for their apple displays. At the core of my problem with their apple display is how they arrange the apples. Other grocery stores heap the apples mishmash. Not at Farm Boy. I’m thinking they developed their way of displaying apples at a produce department meeting that I would have liked to have been a fly on the wall — okay wrong choice of words. I imagine it went something like this…
“Good morning Farm Boy shoppers. Thank you for shopping with us. Would our Apple Associates please come to the staff meeting room.”
Minutes later the produce manager spoke with the Apple Associates…
“At Farm Boy we are produce-proud. I propose we provide plenty of pleasing produce presentations. Any possibilities?”
One apple associate said, “Instead of piling our apples willey-nilly like the other stores why don’t we arrange them in nice, neat rows?”
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