HIGHLAND, Ind. -- Strack & Van Til has remerchandised its j-hooked kitchen gadgets sections, shifting to a single brand, expanding variety and improving clip-strip packaging. Under new planograms, overlapping products were dropped. As a result, the mix was changed from several lines to a single Ekco brand.
During the product revamping, the chain was careful to select items different from those carried in the regular kitchen housewares section. The new clip strip program "is increm