HOUSTON -- It may be a first for supermarkets, but Randalls Food Markets here is successfully merchandising used golf balls. In fact, the 76-store chain went chainwide with the merchandise last month after testing the product in 12 stores last year. The recycled golf balls are being sold under a label named UFO's. They are priced at less than half the cost of golf balls sold new, and merchandised in shippers at the front end of stores. "The same balls sold new would cost around $25, which ...

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