Shoppers pass through rows of produce at the Market Basket grocery store on Phelan in Beaumont on Thursday, July 28, 2005. Grocery stores use sophisticated product placement to maximize sales. Some marketing plans include strategically placing track lighting to make fruit and other produce more appealing.
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
A shopper pushes a cart down the cereal isle at the Market Basket grocery store in Beaumont. Some marketing plans include having bakeries near the front of the store and placing high sugar content cereals at eye level for children.