SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion officials said Thursday that the chain was discontinuing a test of reducing promotions in favor of lower shelf pricing launched late last year in the dairy and frozen departments of some stores. Roland Smith, chief executive officer of Food Lion parent Delhaize America here, said the test did not result in volume increases that were as high, or as widespread, as officials had hoped when it launched the four-month test in October. “I can confirm ...

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