Rank & Year Specific 1) 1954 First frozen TV dinner Introduced by Swanson 2) 1955 First home model of microwave oven Introduced by Tappan 3) 1962 First in-store pharmacy Opened in Baltimore by Giant Food 4) 1963 First case-ready fresh poultry product Introduced by a cooperative wholesaler in Mississippi for delivery to local stores 5) 1972 First use of scanning At a Marsh supermarket in Dayton, Ohio 6) 1976 First membership warehouse club A Price Club in San Diego 7) ...
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