STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Copps Corp. here has adopted a natural foods strategy aimed at mitigating the impending arrival of a Whole Foods Market.
Copps' 14th natural foods department, in the chain's recently opened Appleton, Wis., store, occupies 1,400 square feet near the produce department, said Kurt Krahn, the 18-store chain's natural foods and deli director. Copps also serves as a wholesaler for 38 other stores.
Madison is a hot spot for natural foods, according to Krahn. "I