SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- In the first three weeks of a Big Y Foods' anniversary promotion that broke Oct. 27, the chain sold half of its 5,000 collector's limited-edition electric toy train sets at $29.98. Launched chainwide at all 41 stores to commemorate Big Y's 60th anniversary in business, sales of the Minuteman Express train sets "are going pretty well and we hope for a sellout," said Claire D'Amour, vice president of corporate affairs. "Our 60th anniversary was a good opportunity to try ...
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