TITLE

Show and SELL

AUTHOR(S)
Major, Meg
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;9/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on in-store product demonstrations in the U.S. grocery trade. Costco's mass feeding of its million members is the essence of a nontraditional operator. A number of supermarket operators have prioritized sampling as a key strategy to support their brand and build shopper loyalty. Sweetbay prominently displays recipe cards and other materials in every store.
ACCESSION #
19901085

 

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