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27 EDLC Marketing Strategies

From Upscale Discount Store to Pharmacy Produce Markets

— December 18, 2015 — Business
These EDLC marketing strategies range from upscale discount stores to pharmacy produce markets that allow urban shoppers to make single unit food purchases. In addition to being adapted by successful businesses that have been around for years, an every day low cost strategy is also becoming a powerful tool for startups, independent retailers and even non-profits.

One notable example -- Daily Meal -- is a non-profit grocery store that offers healthy and premium food at a low price. In order to sustain itself, the business sources food items that are at a surplus or those nearing their expiration date while addressing social issues like inaccessible nutrition and food waste in America. Other standouts include Whole Foods' 'Store of the Future,' a connected grocery boutique that cuts promotional costs by encouraging shoppers to document their in-store experience on social media channels. With the help of interactive screens and hashtag reminders throughout the space, consumers automatically become Whole Foods brand ambassadors.

In the lifestyle realm, experiential discount boutiques like Primark and Find @ Lord & Taylor make clearance and overstock items desirable to a millennial demographic. In addition to featuring contemporary design details, these retail establishments also boast connected features and consistent branding that catches the eye of today's tech savvy and image-focused consumers. Lastly, examples like eco hardware shops and shipping container cafes save operating costs by investing in sustainable and energy-efficient building materials.
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Contemporary Carpeting Retailers
Contemporary Carpeting Retailers
Carpetright Overhauled Its Business by Upgrading In-Store Tech
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Eco Hardware Retailers
Eco Hardware Retailers
TreeHouse is a Home Improvement Company That Cares for the Environment
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Fashion-Forward Discount Stores
Fashion-Forward Discount Stores
This Boutique Will Offer Major Discounts on Designer Clothing
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In-Store Pharmacy Partnerships
In-Store Pharmacy Partnerships
The Target Pharmacy Business is Now Operated by CVS
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Collaborative Hardware Retailers
Collaborative Hardware Retailers
The Courts Megastore Combines Goods American and Asian Brands
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Intuitive Inventory Platforms
Intuitive Inventory Platforms
Microwarehouse Makes Physical Stores Better Than Online Outlets
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Discount Millennial Retailers (UPDATE)
Discount Millennial Retailers (UPDATE)
The Find @ Lord & Taylor Discount Store is Youth-Focused
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Hybrid Tile Stores (UPDATE)
Hybrid Tile Stores (UPDATE)
Topps Tiles' Boutique Format Wins Over Tradesmen and Homeowners
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Waste-Reducing Grocery Programs
Waste-Reducing Grocery Programs
Marks & Spencer's New Program Aims to Prevent Food Waste
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Eco-Friendly Tech Shops
Eco-Friendly Tech Shops
Panasonic's Ex-Store Has Its Own Sustainable Power Unit
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Stylish Discount Grocer Makeovers
Stylish Discount Grocer Makeovers
The Aldi Expansion Sees Value Added to the Brand's US Locations
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Camera Shop Galleries
Camera Shop Galleries
This Leica Store in California Features Minimal Fixtures
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Space-Saving Hardware Shops
Space-Saving Hardware Shops
This Lowe's Home Improvement Shop Location Strategically Uses Space
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Pharmacy Beauty Boutiques
Pharmacy Beauty Boutiques
Rexall's Beauty Studio Offers Local and Premium Products at Low Prices
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Upscale Discount Store Experiences
Upscale Discount Store Experiences
Primark Balances Low Prices with a High-End In-Store Experience
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Gallery-Style Concept Stores
Gallery-Style Concept Stores
This Spacious Retail Outlet is Set Up Like a Model Home
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Pharmacy Produce Markets
Pharmacy Produce Markets
Shoppers Drug Mart Now Features Fresh Produce Offerings
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Low-Cost Boutique Grocers
Low-Cost Boutique Grocers
Daily Table Offers Healthy and Premium Food Items at Low Prices
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Elegant Food Rescue Eateries
Elegant Food Rescue Eateries
Instock Restaurant Prepares Meals with Grocery Store Leftovers
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Sustainable Cardboard Cafes
Sustainable Cardboard Cafes
This Cafe Boasts Numerous Environmentally Responsible Features
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Upleveled Discount Grocers
Upleveled Discount Grocers
The Winn-Dixie St Johns Store Reveals the Brand's New Concept
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In-Store Beer Stations
In-Store Beer Stations
LCBO Summerhill's Beer Experience Zone Spotlights Local Brews
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Boutique-Inspired Hotel Chains
Boutique-Inspired Hotel Chains
Holiday Inn Express Boasts a Hip Redesign
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Plant-Based Retail Concepts
Plant-Based Retail Concepts
Green Common Concept Store is Uniquely 100% Plant-Based
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Experimental Grocery Concepts
Experimental Grocery Concepts
This Amsterdam Supermarket Launches the Brand's New Concept
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Shipping Container Coffee Shops
Shipping Container Coffee Shops
This Repurposed Shipping Container Cafe Also Sells Coffee Machines
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Futuristic Grocery Stores
Futuristic Grocery Stores
Whole Foods' Store of the Future is Both Sensory and Tech-Savvy
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