KENILWORTH, N.J. -- A&P is placing a heavier emphasis on pet foods and supplies in an effort to take a bigger bite out of the dog-eat-dog category. The Montvale, N.J.-based retailer debuted an expanded pet care department of 8,600 stockkeeping units in its new 64,000-square-foot A&P Food Market prototype store that opened here Feb. 27. Pet care products are merchandised on both sides of a 92-foot long aisle. A blue sign with the words "The Pet Shop" and a rainbow over the outlines ...
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