Easy-open cans, heat-in bags, resealable containers and other packaging that facilitates convenience are driving sales in Center Store. Some of the more significant changes include mass conversions to metal pop-top lids that once required a can opener, and a shift toward single-portion packaging, retailers told SN. Introductions of these innovatively packaged items are driving incremental sales at Abingdon, Va.-based K-VA-T stores, according to Phillip Worley, director of grocery ...

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