Latest Issues February. Jetro introduces supermarket style wholesale shopping for retailers and institutional foodservice buyers throughout parts of the United States.
Two years later, the warehouse manager said it had become a primary resource for start-up restaurants and smaller mom-and-pop operators. No minimum purchase is required to take advantage of our everyday low prices and advertised specials. Illinois Wholesale has also been a really key player for our point-of-sale initiatives, and looking at mobile devices and handheld units for some of our initiatives.
Bozzuto's Inc. Like Jetro, it was a wholesaler with similarities to the warehouse clubs that were attracting a number of foodservice small businesses, such as 'ma and pa' restaurants and small catering companies. By the summer of 1994 Restaurant Depot was a division of Jetro. We buy in volume and pass the savings along to our customers. Like these enterprises, Jetro was housed in no-frills, bare-to-the-walls concrete floor and exposed ceiling facilities with merchandise piled high and sold at wholesale prices for the customer to take away.
Restaurant Depot described itself in 2000 as selling a full range of fresh meat and produce, chicken and pork, frozen products, dry groceries, paper and cleaning supplies, beverages, and equipment. Finally, all of the tension that builds during the shopping experience comes to a head in the line to check out.
Unlike them, however, Jetro was open only to the trade such as grocers, restaurateurs, and institutions and charged no membership fee. Its locations were being staffed by former restaurant owners, chefs, and foodservice specialists available for consultation.
Why do people put up with this place?
Each time you enter our warehouse, scan the barcode on your Jetro membership card. In the future, Jetro Restaurant group is hoping to implement a series of omnichannel initiatives to help provide its customers with a seamless and integrated shopping experience.
Already a subscriber? In all there were at least 17 Restaurant Depot warehouses. Log in or link your magazine subscription. James Press, 2001. When he demanded a recount, Young offered to pay the difference, which only made matters worse.