LUBBOCK, Texas -- Reacting to high profit and sales opportunities offered by pet care, United Supermarkets has expanded its pet accessory departments and reports a 10% to 20% boost in category sales. The expanded sections, designed to create a pet store look within the supermarket, were rolled out in May. Most have 30% to 40% more space and variety. At smaller stores 6-foot sections were increased to 9 feet, and at larger stores, where space for pet accessories had been 12 feet, departments ...
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