While classic category management techniques are difficult to transfer from the dry grocery areas into perishables, help is available to operators:
rt and workbook. The workbook contains category planning templates for tactile, financial and category plans.
Bakery -- In addition to IDDBA's program, the Retailer's Bakery Association, Laurel, Md., also tracks successful methods retailers have used to achieve category management.
Dairy -- Dairy Management Inc., Rosemont,