Grocery operators in the Southeast, one of the areas hardest-hit by the weak economy, are focusing on meal deals and ham and turkey giveaways, and emphasizing low prices on staples to help consumers get through the difficult holiday season. Some chains, including Ingles Markets, Asheville, N.C., and Food Lion, Salisbury, N.C., are offering free turkeys to shoppers who use their rewards card, or spend a designated amount of money on groceries in November. In addition to high fuel costs and ...

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