ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Buoyed by the success of its first prepaid phone card, Carr Gottstein Foods here has launched a second prepaid telephone card, which it hopes will generate more impulse sales. "We're actively going after the [prepaid telephone card] business with signs, checker badges and promotions in weekly food ads," said Gary Schloss, vice president of general merchandise. In April, the chain started selling its second prepaid phone cards at all checkout registers. The cards, "Call ...
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