TAMPA, Fla. -- Eliminating excess duplication by slashing stockkeeping units as much as 25% sparked sharply higher sales and profits in three pilot programs. The programs, at Cub Foods, Bi-Lo and Save Mart Supermarkets, involved reducing product duplication and using the extra space to enhance variety. As a result of the moves, per-SKU net profit and sales shot up by as much as 40%. The test programs, conducted under the umbrella of the industry's much touted Efficient Consumer Response ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

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 complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

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.

Already registered? here.