Ranked high on the holiday selling spectrum, Mother's Day took center stage at grocery chains, with some retailers using greeting cards, cameras and bath-and-body to promote the occasion. Chains highlighted their greeting-card sections through discount coupons. They gave away free prepaid phone cards and booklets of stamps with card purchases, and promoted a sweepstakes for free maid service for a year. Food retailers used the Mother's Day holiday, rated as the third largest card-sending ...
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