Supermarkets are preening their pet aisles, expanding offerings of pet foods, toys and supplies -- and in some cases even animals -- in an effort to make their departments more stimulating and win back market share lost in the dogfight with mass merchandisers and pet supercenters. Major supermarket chains, including Kroger Co., A&P, Big Y Foods, Big V Supermarkets, Star Market Co. and Randalls Food Markets have joined the pack in placing a greater emphasis on the pet aisle. The ...

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