Very few people like slotting fees. However, even fewer are willing to take any steps to change the widespread industry practice of having manufacturers pay retailers to put and keep their wares on supermarket shelves. Only 1% of manufacturers responding to SN's national survey on the topic said that the current state of slotting fee payments was "acceptable as is," while 87% called for either major change or elimination. Among retailer respondents, the dissatisfaction was a little less ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.