BARRINGTON, Ill. — Despite greater emphasis on fresh foods, the Center Store remains the economic engine that drives total store performance, according to the 2007 Total Store SuperStudy report by consulting firm Willard Bishop. “Center Store generates 72% of store sales and nearly all of the net profit in a traditional grocery store,” said Willard Bishop’s managing partner Paul Weitzel. “Considering the shift to a smaller footprint by many retailers, it’ll be more important than ever for ...

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