PORTLAND, Ore. -- Thriftway stores, cooperating with United Grocers here, teamed with the Portland Trail Blazers basketball team in a six-week promotion during which participants answered weekly trivia questions in an attempt to win a three-minute shopping spree. All 44 independent Thriftway stores participated in the promotion, displaying an entry box in a high-traffic area of their store, Kevin Hogan, advertising coordinator with United Grocers, told SN. Each store raised awareness with ...

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