PLACEMENT TESTS

While it's unanimous that natural and organic foods have earned their place in Center Store, it's a split decision on where to merchandise them.Some chains integrate the assortment, while others separate it -- either in an in-line or freestanding aisle or a natural/organics department.Major players in New York -- such as Food Emporium (a division of Montvale, N.J.-based A&P) and Carlisle, Pa.-based

While it's unanimous that natural and organic foods have earned their place in Center Store, it's a split decision on where to merchandise them.

Some chains integrate the assortment, while others separate it -- either in an in-line or freestanding aisle or a natural/organics department.

Major players in New York -- such as Food Emporium (a division of Montvale, N.J.-based A&P) and Carlisle, Pa.-based Edwards Super Food Stores (a division of Ahold U.S.A., Atlanta) -- and Sh

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