The world of efficiency and quick turns that materialized in the supermarket industry a few years ago had many objectives, spoken and unspoken. In the unspoken category was a long-term goal of retailers' logistical quests: To turn product so quickly that it would be in consumers' pantries before retailers received invoices from their vendors. The effect would be to confer on retailers free use of product, or vendor-financed inventory. And some chains have made strides toward the goal of ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

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 a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.

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.