Schnuck Markets Joins Modified EDLP Fray

ST. LOUIS Schnuck Markets here last week launched an early offensive against what it sees as a coming Wal-Mart invasion, cutting everyday prices on more than 10,000 Center Store items. The price cuts as high as 25% on certain items were funded by a program to reduce internal costs that has been ongoing for more than two years, Scott Schnuck, chairman and chief executive officer, told SN in an interview.

ST. LOUIS — Schnuck Markets here last week launched an early offensive against what it sees as a coming Wal-Mart invasion, cutting everyday prices on more than 10,000 Center Store items.

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