Bigger seems to be better, at least in some merchandise categories in the Center Store aisles. Retail supermarkets are adding more large-size packages, in part to compete with the growing number of warehouse and supercenter stores.
Paradoxically, the good economy also is contributing to the trend of buying in bulk.
Retail supermarket managers and grocery consultants see a continuing increase in demand for large, economical-sized packages -- which can go by a variety of names, such as bulk, ...
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