SHELF SERVICE

In an era of tight labor, supermarkets are relying more on third-party merchandising services.As a result, the nature of the relationship between retailers and the companies is changing."With retailers experiencing turnover of 60%, it's very difficult to train and re-train everybody," said Jim Hall, president of Advanced Retail Merchandisers in Lakeland, Fla. "They are going to rely on service merchandisers

In an era of tight labor, supermarkets are relying more on third-party merchandising services.

As a result, the nature of the relationship between retailers and the companies is changing.

"With retailers experiencing turnover of 60%, it's very difficult to train and re-train everybody," said Jim Hall, president of Advanced Retail Merchandisers in Lakeland, Fla. "They are going to rely on service merchandisers to come into their stores and form a sales-driving relationsh

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