Candy. Say that word to supermarket retailers and they may sigh wistfully, harking back to the good old days when competitors from the modern age weren't gobbling a chunk of their business, and when a 30% margin was never questioned. But retailers told SN that as the 21st century sits on the horizon, the days of slapping candy in an aisle and waiting for fat margins to roll in are, quite frankly, over. The health of the candy business in supermarkets today is not poor, but it is slipping. ...
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