HOUSTON -- In response to increased competition from pet superstores, Gerland's Food Fair here plans to double the size of its pet care department at its Deer Park store, which is now being remodeled. The new section, said Kim Botkin, nonfood director of the 20-store chain, will consist of two sides of an aisle plus a split aisle. The 24-foot department is slated to debut the end of August. Gerland's devotes 12 feet of space to pet care at its other units. "We're really going to dress it ...
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