It looks like it's going to be another rough winter, and retailers are expecting sales of deicing salts to be hot. The brutal season last year caught consumers and retail buyers off guard, with out-of-stocks leaving both out in the cold. This time around, supermarkets are likely to be better prepared, said buyers and distributors in interviews with SN during the last few weeks. To make sure they've got the salt to deal with demand this year, retailers said they have: Ordered larger ...

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