Crowning the king

Lewis, Len
February 1998
Progressive Grocer;Feb98, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p30
Trade Publication
Focuses on retailer King Kullen Grocery Co.'s opening of its next generation store in Commack, New York. Impact of the Commack store's establishment; Store concept; Use of strategic lighting to highlight products; Application of different market approaches to each store department.


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