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Our blog is your source for concession industry tips and tricks. Whether you’re looking for unique ideas for fundraising, want information on creating a successful sweet shop in your grocery store, or need new ways to promote your gourmet popcorn business, we have plenty of information to inspire you. You’ll find new menu recommendations, marketing ideas, seasonal suggestions, and more. Feel free to scroll through all of our posts or browse by category to find relevant information for you.

What Grocery Store Owners Need to Know About Selling Gourmet Popcorn

The Gold Medal team is excited to help grocery stores get started with gourmet popcorn. Our...

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Plant the Seed of Buying Popcorn Before Your Fundraiser Even Begins

Fundraiser event ideas > When you include the idea of popcorn in your event marketing, you’re planting the seeds for an even bigger profit.


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8 Creative Popcorn Gift Baskets for Your Store

Consider these gourmet popcorn basket ideas for your store for an increased profit potential.

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Why (and How) You Should Tweet From the Street

Learn how to make live-tweeting work for your concession business with these tips.

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Boost Your End-of-Summer Sales with These Tips

Good news! As summer events wind down, there’s still time to boost your sales with these concession ideas.

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3 Customer Loyalty Insights that Can Change Your Business

Many businesses are suffering from a customer loyalty problem and they may not even realize it. Consumer expectations and behaviors are redefining what it means to attract and retain customers. And loyalty is becoming a highly sought-after commodity that

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Growing Market for Beer, Wine and Popcorn

Breweries and wineries are emerging as hot spots for casual get-togethers, tastings and even events like weddings. Both are experiencing significant growth. Time reports that America has a record-high 5,000 plus breweries. With the recent surge of craft beers, this

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