One of the principal industry themes of recent times is the high level of price competition raised by alternative formats being faced by conventional stores. In fact, that theme was visited last week in this space. Through it all, though, it has been widely recognized that price challenges can be met by means other than matching every price a competitor offers, so a conventional store need not match the price points on every stockkeeping unit in an alternative-format store to retain a ...

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.