How Food Lion Handled Pricing
The Coffee Complication" in the Sept. 5 issue of Supermarket News.
During the time I ran Food Lion and before scanning became the norm, we had a policy at Food Lion that once a price was marked on a product at the store level, we never increased that price. If the price declined, we would immediately reduce it. The result was that there were two different prices on merchandise in the shelf, but we educated the customer sufficiently to know