Pat Natschke Lenius

Pat
Natschke Lenius
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STORE MONITORS SEEN IMPROVING RENTAL PICTURE 
A number of supermarkets are following the lead of specialty shops and installing in-store monitors to promote video rentals and games.There are very
CARRY THE LOAD 
Credit cards may be more or less expensive than cash to handle. They are critical for providing customers with more convenient payment options. And they
EVERYBODY INTO THE POOL 
In the age of Efficient Consumer Response and enhanced supply chain practices, third-party pallet pooling is credited with providing a high-quality solution
JEWEL FOOD STORES' MARKETPLACE CONCEPT SET FOR UNVEILING 
ORLAND PARK, Ill. -- Jewel Food is putting the finishing touches on The Marketplace, its latest in-store strategy for capturing food-service sales, in
REEL EXPECTATIONS 
First-quarter sell-through is likely to get off to a quiet start in January but will build to a crescendo by Easter.Easter falls on March 30 next year,
HANDLING CHARGE 
Materials-handling equipment, spurred on by advances in radio frequency technology, ergonomic considerations and more complex distribution system requirements,
HANDSOME RETURNS 
Supermarkets generally are doing a good job handling the vast variety in the moisturizer lotion category.It has become an over-crowded field with added
SHOPPERS SNIFFING FOR OTC ALLERGY AID ADVICE 
The sheer number of over-the-counter allergy medications is leading more shoppers to the pharmacy counter for advice ."Maybe 60% to 70% of first-time
NEWS & SOLUTIONS FLEET MANAGEMENT 
The need to maintain top-rank customer service has a number of distributors hitting the brakes before deciding to outsource their fleet management.Many
MILKING SEASONAL TRENDS 
Though it may not be the first thing that comes to mind for back-to-school promotions, the dairy department has its share of merchandising opportunities
NON-THEATRICAL'S GOOD SHOW 
Retailers are focusing more attention on non-theatrical children's video, mainly because it offers them profit -- which is something the big movie hits
EATZI'S PLANNING BIGGER SIZE FOR NEXT UNIT 
DALLAS -- The next unit of grocery-restaurant hybrid Eatzi's will be bigger, in order to handle the prolific business that has made the store an industry
PUMP DOWN THE VOLUME 
Retailers and wholesalers are finding one of the best ways to take costs out of the supply chain is through the nozzle of a gas gun and better management
KROGER RECIPE FOR MEAL SALES: TAKE PARTNERS 
CHICAGO -- Kroger Co. is determined not to go it alone in the fight for a bigger piece of the take-home meal business.Partnering with other companies
HARRIS TEETER TESTING ITS OWN HOT LINE, EYES BRANDED FOOD 
CHICAGO -- Increased competition from home meal replacement operators is leading Harris Teeter, Charlotte, N.C., to test hot prepared foods and even to
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