While bulk candy can be labor-intensive to offer -- the merchandising image is key and the area must be kept neat -- and sales are not always sweet, stores that already feature the colorful sections will most likely continue to carry them for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the tremendous profit factor, according to industry sources. Jim Corcoran, director of trade relations for the National Confectionary Association, Vienna, Va., estimates bulk candy as a billion-dollar ...
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