With a Halloween weekend kicking off the fourth quarter this year, supermarket chains are projecting solid seasonal sales, with 30% to 40% of their general-merchandise volume expected to be generated during the October-through-December period. Expectations are running high despite several distributors' and retailers' complaints about late shipments of imports from Asia. A shortage of empty cargo containers in Asia has delayed delivery of some imported promotional goods, like holiday ...
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