ST. LOUIS -- Save-A-Lot here, an extreme low-price food retailer, is picking up the pace. Helping to drive its growth going forward is Deal$ -- Nothing Over A Dollar. It's a dollar-price-point general merchandise format that Supervalu, the Minneapolis-based parent of Save-A-Lot, acquired in 2002 when it had 45 stores. Supervalu immediately began testing Deal$ by incorporating some of its general merchandise into its limited-assortment Save-A-Lot food stores. By the fourth quarter of fiscal ...
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