DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: Will Dom’s Market & Kitchen have any advantages starting its grocery concept from scratch? How much do you think pandemic-era planning will inform the long-term characteristics of the new stores?

Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments, featured on RetailWire’s Braintrust :

Yes, he will have quite an advantage for the following reasons: 1.) Having the experience he has had in previous businesses and more specifically testing all of the experiential ideas, he had utilized and now understands what worked and what did not. 2.) He has the money and reputation to try new ideas and 3.) He will have the luxury of observing and assessing what other retailers are doing and will do during and after the pandemic which will give him a view that will provide him with an advantageous springboard from which to emerge stronger and better prepared than many of his competitors.

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