SMALL STORE, BIG CHEESE

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- If big things can come in small packages, it's no wonder the diminutive food shop, Zingerman's Delicatessen here, is racking up big sales of specialty cheese.The business operates in only 1,000 square feet of selling space. Its 250-square-foot cheese department offers 80 to 100 varieties at any given time, which is not especially large compared with the cheese departments that

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- If big things can come in small packages, it's no wonder the diminutive food shop, Zingerman's Delicatessen here, is racking up big sales of specialty cheese.

The business operates in only 1,000 square feet of selling space. Its 250-square-foot cheese department offers 80 to 100 varieties at any given time, which is not especially large compared with the cheese departments that can easily stock twice that amount in many new or remodeled supermarkets.

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