On a side note, there’s a downside to having too much space. The more a store has, the greater break-even point it must hit in weekly sales in order to operate at a profitable level. Excessive space can also contribute to increased shrink.
However, even in this case a produce department must guard its space and never surrender it, even
Armand Lobato works for the Idaho Potato Commission. His 30 years of experience in the produce business span a range of foodservice and retail positions.
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