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Retail and Grocery Industry

Energy, Facilities and Sustainability Solutions for the Retail and Grocery Industry

The grocery and retail industry plays a pivotal role in the global economy, serving as a crucial link between producers and consumers, shaping consumer trends, and contributing significantly to employment and economic stability. The sector faces challenges in facilities efficiency, supply chain management, and sustainability practices. Achieving optimal facilities efficiency demands constant adaptation to consumer trends and technological advancements. Streamlining supply chains is crucial, necessitating real-time visibility and resilience to external disruptions.

Striking a balance between environmental responsibility and cost-effectiveness is paramount, requiring innovations in packaging, energy-efficient facilities, and sustainable sourcing. The industry must leverage technology, implement resilient supply chain strategies, and commit to environmentally conscious practices to remain competitive while meeting evolving consumer and regulatory expectations.

Core Challenges 

These are the unique challenges that face the Retail and Grocery industry.

Occupant Comfort

Maintaining light levels and appropriate temperatures to ensure happy, healthy employees and customers.

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Real-Time Visibility

Maintaining real-time visibility across complex supply chains is a persistent challenge, impacting decision-making, inventory control, and response to unforeseen disruptions.

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Resilience to Disruptions

External factors such as natural disasters, geopolitical events, or global health crises underscore the need for resilient supply chains that can adapt swiftly to unexpected challenges.

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Environmental Impact

Balancing cost-effectiveness with sustainable practices is a delicate task, as retailers grapple with reducing their environmental footprint through eco-friendly packaging, energy-efficient facilities, and responsible sourcing.

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Ever-Changing Regulations

Adapting to dynamic and evolving regulatory landscapes at local, national, and international levels poses a constant challenge for retailers.

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Consumer Expectations

Meeting the growing consumer demand for environmentally conscious practices requires continuous innovation and commitment to sustainable business models.

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Critical Considerations

These are the questions facing decision-makers in the Retail and Grocery industry, we are here to help answer them.

  • What technologies can be integrated to improve occupant comfort, streamline processes, reduce wait times, and improve overall operational effectiveness within our physical facilities?

  • What measures are in place to assess and improve energy efficiency within our facilities, and how can we reduce our overall energy consumption? Are there opportunities to invest in renewable energy sources or implement energy-efficient technologies to align with sustainability goals?

  • Are we staying abreast of and complying with the latest regulations affecting our industry, from data protection to product labeling and labor practices? How can we proactively address potential regulatory changes and integrate compliance into our business strategy?

  • What steps can we take to reduce our environmental impact, from sustainable sourcing to eco-friendly packaging and energy-efficient operations? How do our sustainability practices align with consumer values, and how can we effectively communicate our commitment to environmental responsibility?

How Mantis Helps

Mantis has been serving grocery and retail sector clients for over a decade. From large-scale, multi-facility lighting retrofits and HVAC upgrades that improve customer and staff well-being to managing pavement programs that reduce total cost of ownership while making hardscapes safe for cars and pedestrians, we are in tune with the needs of clients in this market.

We work with facilities and commercial real estate teams to understand budget constraints and organizational priorities and always ensure the safety of customers and staff.

With the push toward net zero emissions, Mantis helps our retail and grocery clients prioritize sustainability initiatives that won’t break the bank while planning for long-term decarbonization needs.

Key Advantages

  • Increased building efficiency
  • Reduced operating costs
  • Risk management
  • Ensured regulatory compliance
  • Precision environmental control
  • Improved occupant comfort
  • Better brand appeal
  • Real-time building analytics

Case Studies

Learn more about how healthcare companies are transforming facility performance while making progress along their unique journey towards increased sustainability.

Curious about our approach?

Find out how we're defining "managed facility services" and what this means for better facility performance today.

Our Solutions

How to get started

Contact us to share your own facility management goals and talk strategy with our engineers

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