CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Bashas' here has found that it is able to compete effectively with a large ratio of full-time employees.
of around 54%, a number that is quite a bit lower than the average for supermarkets nationally.
"It's hard to say why our ratio of full-timers is as high as it is," said Mike Gantt, senior vice president of human resources for Bashas'. "But we often say that our customers write our schedules for us by their shopping patterns. Those patterns tell us when