Supermarkets will continue expanding general merchandise sets in 2005, but they also plan to be selective about the products and services offered. Grocery executives who talked to SN said some of the top growth categories they will focus on this year include electronics, DVDs, toys, photo, housewares and seasonal. While grocers are competing better with supercenters by featuring many of the same products and services, such as digital imaging kiosks, toys and apparel, they recognize the ...

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