ORLANDO, Fla. -- Candy is being replaced with items like fruit, general merchandise and health and beauty care impulse items at some supermarket checkouts. Gooding's Supermarkets, Apopka, Fla., is one chain that features a "candyless" checkout. Because parents complained of their children's persistent requests for candy at the checkout, the retailer's flagship store here, located at 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., removed all candy from one register, according to a store employee. A sign above the ...

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