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No Black Friday Around Here

Black Friday is over. If you were expecting some super awesome savings from your commissary, you didn’t get it. Well you did, just not in the way you would expect. We didn’t call it Black Friday from Your Commissary simply because we offer savings all year around. We roll out …

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Yes, We Recycle

And we are doing it better than ever.  We are on a one-agency mission to save the earth.  That’s right, we have big plans and they are even bigger than the ones we had before.  April 22nd is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and we are bringing our “A” …

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Price, Product, Promotion, Placement

The four “P’s” of selling good is a universal practice. You have to have a product, place it on the shelves, promote it and price it so it sells. Luckily for you, your commissary is adapting quickly to this concept but also turning up the heat. Our new marketing department …

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Fun in the Leaves

It’s not fun in the sun.  Summer is over.  The cooler weather is bringing fun in the leaves.  It is already November and that means lots of changes.  Leaves are changing while savings are heating up.  There are so many exciting things happening at your commissary.  Your commissary team is …

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What’s the Price, Again?

Price is in the eye of the beholder, as they say. Actually, I just made that up. Price is on the sticker. The sticker displays the price but you may think it is high. Think again. We recognize there is a perception that prices on some items at the stores …

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Save Me the Cost

The trouble with the Commissary Agency is we are good at our jobs. We exist because we do it better than everyone else. We have to. We have the best customers in the world. Well it should be no surprise that we are winning again. As you may know, we …

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Smithfield Slammer

I bet you thought the end of the holidays meant the end of awesome promotions at your commissary. Well we don’t like to tell you when you are wrong but our sales and excitement is just getting started. For this one, we are bringing all the big players together. I’m …

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How did they build the pyramids?

Apparently, with skills, planning and lots and lots and lots of manpower. It would not be possible without plans, leadership and work ethic. This holds true to the management structure of the commissary system. Each is necessary and each has its place. The hierarchy lets us build the pyramids in …

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It takes a village

Repeat after me: it takes a village … of hard working employees … for the commissary system … to succeed. Actually, it probably takes more than a village. We have over 15,000 employees across 238 stores in 14 countries. That’s not just a village, it’s behemoth of moving parts. To …

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The world owes me

You may feel like the world owes you something, but what is achieved is through hard work and skill.  You cannot snap your fingers and expect half your problems to go away like, Thanos in Infinity War (no spoilers here).  I am referring to the hiring processes of DeCA.  While we make every …

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