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Retail HILLER’S MARKET Beyond Full-Service The Michigan-based grocery chain Hiller’s Market sets itself apart from large national players by bringing something extra to its customers and supplying products that its competitors don’t. Hiller’s Market is known for having niche, hard-tofind products, but it also remains committed to maintaining high-quality staples for its shoppers. W Justin Hiller, vice president Southfield, Mich. 42 hen it comes to customers and their grocery stores, favorites no longer apply. Because of the wave of multi-state retailers, customers no longer see grocery stores as the friendly neighborhood location, despite the fact that some of them actually still are. The disconnection between customers and brands has created a competitive July/August 2013 market in which grocery store operators know that every patron is fair game. “Competition is very tough,” explains Justin Hiller, vice president and third-generation owner of Hiller’s Market. He has been in the family business for a number of years in several departments. “Kroger’s is our No. 1 competition and they invest heavily in Michigan, and there are tons of other

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Retail Merchandiser - July/August 2013

Retail Merchandiser - July/August 2013
Digital Messaging
How to Bring New Life to the Center Store
Fall Toy Preview 2013
WWWDMAGIC 2013 Fashion Preview
Hispanic Footwear
Firm Fashion Fixture
Macy’s Magic
Generating Buzz
Looking Sharp
On the Trend
Shoe Sensation
Victorinox Swiss Army Inc.
Hiller’s Market
Patrick James Inc.
Art Van Furniture
Fairway Market
Architec Housewares
Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems
Burnstad’s Market
Shoe Carnival Inc.
Destination XL
Hibbett Sports
R.H. Ledbetter Properties
Goodwill of Central Arizona
Beyond the Rack LLC
Cymax Canada
Diamond Nexus
New & Notable

Retail Merchandiser - July/August 2013