MATTHEWS, N.C. -- Grocery retailers are instituting family-friendly accommodations to help build long-term customer loyalty. Harris Teeter here is among the chains that are providing such perks as child-sized grocery carts, reserved parking spots for expecting mothers, and "kid club" membership. Although corporate officials at the chain declined to comment, Allen Henderson, co-manager at a Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., store described customer feedback as "good" on such marketing strategies. ...
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