Ahold banners go self-service in fresh

McTaggart, Jenny
April 2007
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. retailers Giant Food LLC and Stop & Shop have decided to switch to self-service in several key perishable departments in an effort to control costs. According to Stop & Shop spokesman Rob Keane, the self-service model is the most viable format to deliver fresh-quality seafood at affordable prices. Union representatives are opposed to the supermarket chain's plan, due to what they claimed are potentially negative effects on employees and store operations.


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