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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.

Get Your Share of the Growing Snacking Market

For decades, concessions has remained an attractive and profitable business opportunity. And if the latest trends are any indicator, the best days are ahead of us. First, a quick look at the stats. As a category, snacking sales are outpacing

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Your 2016 Gourmet Popcorn Promotion Calendar

It’s tasty, popular, easy-to-make and profitable! Gourmet popcorn has established itself as a prime snacking leader. Make the most of your year ahead by planning strategic promotions around holidays and special events. Here are some ideas to get you started

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Do-It-Yourself: Sno-Kone® Ornaments

Sweeten your holiday with this tasty treat! Simple-to-make Sno-Kone® ornaments will add just the right flavor to your holiday decorations. Plus, they’re great for year-round displays too! Here are the step-by-step instructions:   Items Needed: Empty Plastic Ornament Paper Sno-Kone®

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Food Sales Equal Opportunity for Tree Farms

With a captive and festive audience, Christmas Tree Farms make a unique and profitable market for concession foods. Families are looking for an enriching experience. They are building their holiday traditions with their children. Adding food sales is a way

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It’s Not About You. It’s About Your Customers.

Attention Gold Medal dealers… What’s coming between you and your next sale? It might be a matter of perspective. There are differences between business owners and customers. How often do you take time to step to the other side of the counter

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What NOT to Do on Twitter

To tweet or not to tweet? There’s a lot of advice about what to do on Twitter, but equally as important is to understand what to avoid doing. To maximize your potential impact, avoid the following missteps: Too Much Tweeting

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Create the Customer Experience with Twitter

Twitter is unique among the social media channels because it is truly real-time interaction. It is conversation-like and prompts your audience to respond in an immediate fashion. You can use this type of communication to engage your customers. And there’s

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