MALVERN, Pa. -- Acme Markets here has turned soft drinks into a destination category with a new "Pop Shop" department that houses soft drinks, bottled water, New Age beverages and snack foods. The 600-square-foot section showcases soda via large pallet displays. Cans and bottles are also displayed on perimeter shelves. Snacks are featured in the center of the department and along two perimeters, one of which is devoted to club-size packs. Officials at Acme did not return telephone calls ...

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