CHICAGO -- Candy sales at Jewel Food Stores soared 80% after the retailer changed the program from routine to destination. The huge gains were achieved a year after a category management plan was launched at the Melrose Park, Ill.-based Jewel, a subsidiary of American Stores Co., Salt Lake City, according to Keith Aldridge, national product manager of candy and tobacco for American. Jewel's program involved creating an in-line section for the assortment, boosting stockkeeping units by up to ...
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 a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
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.