ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Cross merchandising nonfood on grocery endcaps and at produce has added incremental and impulse general merchandise sales for Carr Gottstein Foods, based here. Gary Schloss, vice president of general merchandise, reported that the general merchandise tie-in program was initiated on a regular weekly basis last December. "The tie-in items move from good to excellent, and selling an extra $10 to $20 off each endcap is kind of like finding money. We're merchandising ...
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