Case Study

Maximizing Freshness and Sales

Seeing the market growth in fresh, Schnucks was determined to improve their on-shelf availability (OSA), labor efficiency, and product consistency with the freshest items in stock to maximize sales.

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Schnucks

Maximizing Freshness and Sales

Seeing the market growth in fresh, Schnucks was determined to improve their on-shelf availability (OSA), labor efficiency, and product consistency with the freshest items in stock to maximize sales.

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Schnucks
The Challenge

Schnuck Markets, a family-owned grocery retailer with a rich history, recognized the growing market demand for fresh products. They were determined to improve their on-shelf availability (OSA) and provide customers with the freshest items to maximize sales. However, Schnucks faced challenges in: 

Consistent recipe creation
Managing unique fresh item needs
Reducing labor hours to optimize efficiency
Schnucks challenge
Schnucks solution
The Solution

Schnucks turned to Invafresh, impressed by their Freshologists‘ deep domain knowledge and industry expertise in integrating top-tier software solutions. They implemented Invafresh’s Recipe Management solution to streamline in-store preparation, allowing store associates to access prep sheets and pick lists easily. To further enhance their fresh operations, Schnucks expanded their partnership with Invafresh by integrating the Production Planning module. This powerful combination of software solutions, including Fresh Intelligent Forecasting, ensured optimal shelf availability of the freshest products, driving sales while minimizing waste.

Schnucks solution
The Results

Invafresh’s solutions have delivered tangible results for Schnucks across multiple departments. By leveraging Invafresh’s forecasting tool, Schnucks achieved increased sales, standardized assortment planning, and reduced food waste. Notably, shrink in produce and meat decreased from 4-5% to 2-3% after implementing Invafresh. The implementation of standard operating procedures also improved the tracking of known loss. Additionally, Schnucks successfully improved sales and reduced shrink in the bakery department through standard merchandising and variety-based production planning. Markdowns decreased significantly, and on-shelf availability increased across all departments.

Schnucks results
Sales

2-3% Increase
in sales

Food Waste

3% Decrease
in shrink

Markdown Optimization

Decreased levels of markdowns

Be the Best in Fresh with Invafresh

0 %

Food waste
reduction

$ 0 K

Realized annual
benefits

10 %

Less time
checking dates

0 %

Reduction in
backroom inventory

0 %

More revenue
from markdowns

0 %

Fresh sales
growth

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