Underscoring service in the supermarket meat department pays off.
Meat cutters, newly nudged into the limelight — and often newly trained to engage customers — offer a benefit that keeps meat sales growing even in the face of rising prices, retailers said.
They see the service meat department as an information center, and the ultimate place to seal customer loyalty. Some also said it's a great place to sell customers up, and promote across departments.
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