CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Harris Teeter here is testing slip-resistant footwear at 20 of its Charlotte-area supermarkets in an effort to improve safety in some of its busiest, most accident-prone departments. About 350 employees in the fresh-food departments, which include deli and bakery, are participating in the footwear test. These areas are very active, according to the retailer, with as many as 30 to 40 associates working at one time. With the high volume of traffic and other variables such ...

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