MONTVALE, N.J. -- A&P here teamed with "The Old Gray Lady" in a promotion designed to perk up sales of its Eight O'Clock coffee brand. Shoppers at A&P stores in the New York metropolitan area who purchased a bag of Eight O'Clock whole bean coffee, along with a Sunday New York Times, received a 50-cent discount. Kevin Dougher, vice president of sales at City & Suburban, a Long Island City, N.Y.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of The New York Times, said the promotion was put ...

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