Valu Sees Huge Jump in CFL Sales

Cooperative wholesaler Valu Merchandisers Co., Kansas City, Kan., and its member retailers increased sales of energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs 280% last year, said Ken Nemeth, president. At the same time, sales of A-line incandescent light bulbs the traditional design dropped 30%, he said. The trend is continuing into this year, although Nemeth did not reveal any recent

ORLANDO, Fla. — Cooperative wholesaler Valu Merchandisers Co., Kansas City, Kan., and its member retailers increased sales of energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs 280% last year, said Ken Nemeth, president.

At the same time, sales of A-line incandescent light bulbs — the traditional design — dropped 30%, he said.

The trend is continuing into this year, although Nemeth did not reveal any recent sales figures. He spoke during the General Merchandise Marketing Con

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