“Some retailers said it reduced their shrink a lot,” Pandol said. “I scratched my head as to why. Before, they were piling conventional bags three or four deep and crushing the ones on the bottom. The pouches stack in rows of one, which forces them to restock more often.
"In a way, the package design forced them to do better merchandising. It may be that in formats where the training is not as good as it once was, they get a better result and less shrink.”