Where category management really counts

Hennessy, Terry
February 1998
Progressive Grocer;Feb98, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p63
Trade Publication
Focuses on supermarkets' increasing practice of category management in their perishables department. Item-level costs and good-consumer behavior as factors to consider in implementing category management; Efforts of grocer and associations to develop standards for category management; Uniform Code Council Inc.'s four-digit code for perishables; Impact of deploying category management.


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