Michael Slezak

Michael
Slezak
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AHOLD'S GIANT REDUCES PRICES ON HBC LINES 
CARLISLE, Pa. -- Giant Food Stores here slashed prices throughout its health and beauty care departments last month and has been running weekly newspaper
BOOGAART USING IN-AD COUPON TREATMENT 
CONCORDIA, Kan. -- In an effort to draw traffic to its health and beauty care departments, a Fleming retail division here has begun running in-ad coupons
PANEL OKS TAGAMET OTC FOR HEARTBURN 
WASHINGTON -- Supermarket retailers may be welcoming Tagamet, a popular prescription medication, to their over-the-counter shelves as early as August.Tagamet,
OTC SWITCH CLIMATE IS SUNNY, BUT CLOUDS LOOM 
NEW YORK -- Supermarkets can anticipate a bright future selling new prescription to over-the-counter drugs, although the Food and Drug Administration
NEW LINES AND OLD TIES SEEN KEY AT HBA SHOW 
CHICAGO -- The show, as they say, will go on.The 1995 Exclusively HBA Trade Show runs here March 22 to 24 for its sixth incarnation, and supermarket retailers
WARM WEATHER COOLS COUGH AND COLD SALES 
The unusually mild winter across the United States has left many supermarket retailers pondering, "What happened to the cough and cold season?"For January
FRESH FIELDS EXPANDS IN HOMEOPATHY 
ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Fresh Fields here has enlarged its homeopathy section in an effort to capitalize on growing consumer demand for natural, over-the-counter
PATHMARK'S FOOD STORES TO TRY BEAUTY MAGAZINE 
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. -- To boost its beauty care sales and image, Pathmark Stores here will begin merchandising a customized beauty magazine in its supermarkets
FUTURE OF FMI SHOW RIDING ON '95 EDITION 
WASHINGTON -- Retailers and wholesalers applauded the recently announced changes in the Food Marketing Institute's annual GM/HBC Conference, but said
FMI RESTRUCTURING GM/HBC CONFERENCE 
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Attempting to boost attendance for its annual GM/HBC Conference, the Food Marketing Institute, Washington, has decided to modify the
TV PHARMACY EXPOSE DRAWS LITTLE REACTION 
NEW YORK -- Supermarket pharmacists did not dismiss the findings of a recent ABC News program that covered customer risks at retail pharmacies, but said
RETAILERS BEEFING UP DIET AID PROMOTIONS 
'Tis the season for supermarkets to help shoppers, overstuffed by holiday feasting and armed with New Year's resolutions, to start slimming down.Health
BYRD HIGHLIGHTS PRICE REDUCTION 
BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Byrd Food Stores here reports a "big difference" in its health and beauty care sales as a result of a shelf tag and promotional program
JUDGE REJECTS MOTION TO BAR P&G ALEVE ADS 
NEWARK, N.J. -- A U.S. District Court judge here denied a motion by American Home Products, maker of Advil, to block advertising by its newest competitor,
MAIL-ORDER SURGE SLOWING BUT RISE SEEN CONTINUING 
McLEAN, Va. -- The rapid growth of mail-order pharmacy has begun to slow, but its future remains bright.That was the message delivered by Douglas Long,
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