Security issues, high prices and inconsistent merchandising are preventing some supermarkets from fully realizing sales of recent over-the-counter switches designed to help people stop smoking. At the moment, supermarket sales of these products are lagging behind sales at alternative formats, especially drug stores. According to sales figures from Chicago-based Information Resources Inc., food stores have 12% of the smoking-cessation market, mass merchandisers have 20% of the pie and drug ...

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