WESTBURY, N.Y. -- King Kullen Grocery Co. here is making a case for hot food.
Pure and simple, it is this: More couples are working. They want something quick to take home for dinner. Deli traffic between 5 and 7 in the evening is building. So why not cater to what the customer wants to eat at that hour?
The chain is already moving in that direction.
At its most recently opened store in Levittown, N.Y., where a new format bunches fresh food departments together,