ACME TO EXPAND VIDEO RENTAL PROGRAM IN SIX NEW STORES

MALVERN, Pa. -- Following Albertson's acquisition of parent company American Stores, Acme Markets here will expand its video rental program, said Marc Ehle, director of general merchandise sales.At one time, Acme had as many as 30 rental departments in its stores, but now has 15, he said. The chain will put video departments into six new stores it has planned for next year and will consider replacing

MALVERN, Pa. -- Following Albertson's acquisition of parent company American Stores, Acme Markets here will expand its video rental program, said Marc Ehle, director of general merchandise sales.

At one time, Acme had as many as 30 rental departments in its stores, but now has 15, he said. The chain will put video departments into six new stores it has planned for next year and will consider replacing the departments it has taken out, he said.

"Video rentals have been flat, bu

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