Reimagining Center Store

SN's Survey of Center Store Performance was conducted by SN's parent company, Penton, and is proprietary research. It was fielded online Aug. 11-Sept. 6 and emailed to nearly 60,000 subscribers of Supermarket News and its email newsletter. SN received 257 completed surveys. Gallery: Survey respondents weigh in on center store>> Gallery: Stakeholders sound off on competition>>

Amidst competitive pressure from online players and  in an effort to woo 20- and 30- something shoppers, brick-and-mortar retailers are sourcing more organic,  specialty and clean label products and cross-merchandising shelf-stable offerings with fast-turning perishables in the perimeter.

The strategies come at a time when nearly one-quarter (24%) of all respondents to SN’s 13th annual Survey of Center Store Performance said that online retailers are posing the biggest

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