New products are the main draw this week in New Orleans for buyers attending the annual Marketplace Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, Va. And as the buyers know all too well, there is irony in what are considered new items. For supermarkets, new products are its lifeblood, driving demand for easier, faster, high-value solutions. Stores quick to merchandise the latest cosmetics, skin care, over-the-counter remedies and general merchandise can ...

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