NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Heightened consumer interest in specialty foods has led H.G. Hill Stores here to install 600-square-foot gourmet/international sections in two of its units and possibly a third.
"Customers in Brentwood are more discriminating in taste and more sophisticated and knowledgeable," according to Ashley Caldwell, spokeswoman for the chain. Brentwood is the location of H.G. Hill's first gourmet/international department.
Another reason for the sections is to compete