DOLLAR STORES SEEN EMBRACING LIMITED-ASSORTMENT GROCERY

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Dollar stores will likely evolve to resemble limited-assortment grocery stores as they add more fast-moving grocery items in an effort to broaden their customer base, increase frequency, and increase their average transaction size, according to a presentation at the Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference here last week.David Bishop, director, Willard Bishop Consulting,

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Dollar stores will likely evolve to resemble limited-assortment grocery stores as they add more fast-moving grocery items in an effort to broaden their customer base, increase frequency, and increase their average transaction size, according to a presentation at the Western Michigan University Food Marketing Conference here last week.

David Bishop, director, Willard Bishop Consulting, Barrington, Ill., said dollar stores also are seeking to add more national brands

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