THRIFTY SETS PACE IN FRESH FORMATS

VICTORIA, British Columbia -- "Significant erosion of center store sales to the big-box formats" is changing battle lines in the Canadian supermarket industry, said Grant Burke, vice president of consumer goods for Thrifty Foods in British Columbia.He said lower prices and the convenience of one-stop shopping are just too enticing for customers to ignore. The challenge facing both conventional stores

VICTORIA, British Columbia -- "Significant erosion of center store sales to the big-box formats" is changing battle lines in the Canadian supermarket industry, said Grant Burke, vice president of consumer goods for Thrifty Foods in British Columbia.

He said lower prices and the convenience of one-stop shopping are just too enticing for customers to ignore. The challenge facing both conventional stores and fresh format stores like his is to differentiate themselves from the discount st

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