Retailers are realizing the benefits of a trend toward specialty and premium condiments, enjoying higher dollar rings while furnishing the Center Store with some gourmet panache. According to Robert Lavigne, a category manager for Randall's/Tom Thumb, Houston, numbers for ketchup and other traditional condiments have been fairly flat at his stores. "I'm seeing minimal growth in that segment with the growth of our stores, but true growth is coming from the new, innovative items," he said. ...
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