PHOENIX -- "We don't charge a slotting fee," said Kenneth Fries, category manager for confectionery at the 7-Eleven convenience store chain. "So many retailers ask manufacturers to pay for fixtures, et cetera," he added. "Long-term, those retailers who look at it objectively will have to say, 'I cannot survive on slotting fees. Eventually I'm going to have to sell something and make money on it.' " Fries made his comments as part of a roundtable on category management here at the National ...
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