LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Sales of kitchen tools and gadgets soared 10% at Harvest Foods here after price points were lowered and merchandise was strategically clip-stripped and J-hooked in grocery.
In March, the chain reduced its gadgets retail pricing 10% to 15%. Price points now run $1.19 to $4.69, with most sales falling between $1.19 and $3.19. Best sellers include nylon basters, $2.29; pop-up turkey timers, $1.79; and vegetable peelers, $1.29. The new program has enabled Harvest to r