A few short years ago, warehouse clubs created an exciting new destination for their members -- meat and seafood departments. Designed to increase the frequency of shopping visits, these additions have done that and more. Now they take a small -- but growing -- bite out of supermarket meat departments, industry observers told SN. During recent visits to units of Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's Wholesale, SN observed a common merchandising strategy: Self-serve cases are limited to the most ...

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