FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Kmart Corp. is testing an increased focus on food and other consumables as a major customer draw in a new Pantry section at six discount stores here. The Pantry, introduced in June, is part of a test of a new Kmart format that emphasizes expanded consumables, a new layout, stronger visual presentations and greater use of tonnage displays. The move will undoubtedly create additional consumables competition for supermarkets around the country. The Kmart section ...
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