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  • videoctr videoctr Feb 15, 2003 8:21 PM Flag

    Worst salesmen for SureBeam

    You raised a good question about educating the customer: Hope we can educate the customers without going through the butchers."

    According to the NY Times today, a lot of stores a using case ready meat. If the trend for case ready meat continues you will find some stores eliminating the butcher entirely.

    See this story: Here's the Beef. So, Where's the Butcher? By CONSTANCE L. HAYS

    See it in the NY Times Feb. 15, 2003

    http://www.nytimes.com/2003/02/15/business/15MEAT.html You will need to log in with NY Times to read it. It's free.

    If the link does not work start with http://www.nytimes.com

    From the article:
    "Since September 2001, Wal-Mart has sold only case-ready meat. The change followed a vote by workers at a Wal-Mart supercenter in Texas who voted to join the United Food and Commercial Workers, a unit of the A.F.L.-C.I.O.

    Pathmark is the first supermarket chain in New York City to serve meat to shoppers this way, but New York may be the final frontier. In the last year, meat packers report a surge in orders for case-ready meat as supermarkets eagerly follow Wal-Mart's lead.
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