Hurricane season is under way and with it comes a stronger focus on merchandising batteries as part of storm preparedness. The severity of last year's hurricane season raised consumers' fears and awareness of the need for storm supplies, primarily in the Southeastern U.S. However, retailers and wholesalers told SN that demand for items like batteries and flashlights also grows in the Northeast as major winter storms approach, and even on the West Coast in the aftermath of earthquakes. ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess 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’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.