LONDON, Ky. -- A candy contest by Laurel Grocery Co. here helped its clients reap sweeter sales plus cash and vacation prizes. aler's supermarket and convenience store clients promoted candy in an effort to increase their sales percentage. Tom McClure, vice president of sales at Laurel, said each store was assigned a sales base derived from the store's candy sales figures from April 1995 through July 1995. If a store was not buying candy from Laurel during the base period, McClure assigned ...

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