Tag Archives: Grocery Store

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Produce Is Usually At The Front Of Grocery Stores

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Produce Is Usually At The Front Of Grocery Stores

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve run into a grocery store for just one item, but ultimately walked out with armfuls of stuff you hadn’t intended on picking up. Grocery stores are deviously clever at tricking consumers into dropping more money than planned. Is that why the produce section is almost always near the…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are There No Windows Inside Grocery Stores?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are There No Windows Inside Grocery Stores?

Most grocery stores will usually have large windows across the front of the store. But, once you’re inside, that natural light all but disappears. Stores rarely, if ever, have windows along their inner walls. Why is that? It’s actually a facet of retail shopping psychology. Store owners want to create an environment where you feel…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Grocery Stores Vs. Supermarkets

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Grocery Stores Vs. Supermarkets

Ever wondered what separates a grocery store from a supermarket? Are there even any real differences? Well, actually…yes, there are! Grocery stores have been around a lot longer than supermarkets. Back in the day, when most towns had a bakery, a butcher shop, and a grocery, the grocery store offered townsfolk an efficient way to…Read More