Open air merchandisers force a stream of air, or air curtain, across the opening of the unit to keep cold air inside. Their open design makes it easy to grab and go, so these kinds of coolers are perfect for impulse buys and self-service. Like most merchandisers, these units specialize in displaying products clearly to customers, simplifying the purchasing process.
Frequently Asked Questions About Open Display Merchandisers
What's the difference between a Glass Door Merchandiser and an Open Display Merchandiser?
The difference here lies in the presentation of goods. Open display merchandisers omit the presence of a door, adding more visibility to the contents and making them easier for customers reach. These units are usually good for refrigerated food items with shorter shelf life, like fresh salads, fruit assortments, sandwiches, deli sandwiches. These are also great for pushing grab-and-go snacks.
Since these are open display, do they have lighting? If so, what type?
Open display merchandisers have lighting unless otherwise noted. Within the recent years, vendors have opted for LED lighting in their units, lasting longer and brighter than the traditional bulbs used. Safety shielded fluorescent lighting has been a staple for interior lighting in the past. Check your prospective product’s spec sheet to confirm lighting options.
Can items be left in the cooler overnight?
Products can be left in open display merchandisers overnight, however we recommend purchasing a night cover option.
Are these for pre-packaged goods only?
Yes, merchandisers are for displaying pre-packaged goods for sale.
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