ST. LOUIS -- Schnuck Markets here is bulking up by scaling down. The chain fully redesigned its bulk foods, establishing a more compact department that is able to offer a wider variety of products -- 400 items, in fact. And 75% of that is candy. Since the revamping, the chain's bulk sales "are turning upwards of 10% over last year, and we're pleased with that figure," Joe Kickham, category manager, told SN. Truth is, the new bulk merchandising layout is such a plus that Schnuck is ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

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.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

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.

Already registered? here.