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Millennials – Coming in Hot!

There is no doubt that millennials are shifting cultural norms. Millennials, often described as “cord cutters”, are twisting up just about anything and everything that has been paved before them through traditions and social norms, since before the baby boomers. Here are just a few of the changes we’re starting to see from millennials: Continue reading Millennials – Coming in Hot!

Happy Mother’s Day

In honor of all the wonderful grocery shoppin’ Moms out there, we’d like to attempt to make their lives just a little less stressful! Even in today’s society, women are still the primary grocery shopper in the household. And for most, grocery shopping can often become more of a “chore” than an enjoyable experience. Especially with little ones in the cart! Help make things easier for those wonderful grocery shopping Moms Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

CMS Flashback!

Twenty-four years ago, after many years in the construction business, Don Smith decided to take a leap into the display fixture business. CMS was created on the foundation of superiority and affordability. Starting out in his home office shop, Smith sourced his innovative ideas and quality designs into amazing products. In the early years, CMS became known for its popular 3-tier merchandiser, which provided adjustability and efficiency throughout countless produce departments. Thousands of these merchandisers were sold to supermarkets across the Midwest. As the business grew, Continue reading CMS Flashback!

You Visualize. We Customize.

Since 1991, our team at CMS has been committed to designing and manufacturing top of
the line products to meet your specifications. We’ve designed over 800 standard products
but we are also capable of creating custom designed solutions for just about any
environment. Over the years, we’ve done specialized work for floral shops, hotel lobbies,
supermarkets, restaurants, and many other interior spaces. Although custom design work can certainly present challenges, our team is dedicated to Continue reading You Visualize. We Customize.

The Millennials!

It shouldn’t be a big surprise that the millennial generation is making a huge impact on the retail world. This technology savvy group of individuals and their large amounts of ‘followers’ have scaled a diverse approach to grocery shopping. Rather than looking for inexpensive meals such as Top Ramon and Lean Cuisines, they’re taking a more organic and healthier approach by recognizing that fun and fresh are no longer fragmented when it comes to their food. Continue reading The Millennials!

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Orange you glad it’s almost summer!

Our team at CMS is ecstatic for the upcoming summer season! Warmer weather, golf outings, and fresh produce hitting the stores are a few of the things we are looking forward to. It doesn’t get much better than walking into a produce department filled with an array of colors, misted veggies and fresh picked fruits. To share our excitement, here are a few tips on using our products to merchandise your seasonal produce: Continue reading Orange you glad it’s almost summer!

Kids Zone for Healthy Snacks

Kids Zone DrawingSnacks get a bad rap, especially when related to our kids. But not all snacks are bad. In fact, children need extra calories during the day to help with their growth and energy level. The key is to offer kids (and their parents) smart choices.

Nutritionists have always recommended snacking on fresh and dried fruits, but how do you get kids to embrace this themselves? The good news is that the answer is not complicated. Studies show that kids Continue reading Kids Zone for Healthy Snacks

2014 Food Trends

2014 Trends: Cauliflower and Doughnuts

According to a news article on the Canadian Grocer website, cauliflower is going to be the new kale in 2014 and doughnuts are going to be huge (figuratively, that is). These are just a few of the trends predicted for this new year.

Vegetables will continue their recent hot streak with cauliflower and Swiss chard predicted to be the two trendy new vegies, taking over the mantle from kale. Continue reading 2014 Trends: Cauliflower and Doughnuts