CHAINS CASTING A WARY EYE ON TABLOIDS

Some supermarket chains have taken a stand against tabloid publications that sensationalize shocking events like the death of Princess Diana and the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey.Gooding's Supermarkets, a 13-store upscale chain in Altamonte Springs, Fla., refuses to sell tabloids altogether since the death of Princess Diana, and 12-store Gelson's Markets, Encino, Calif., placed laminated cards in racks

Some supermarket chains have taken a stand against tabloid publications that sensationalize shocking events like the death of Princess Diana and the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey.

Gooding's Supermarkets, a 13-store upscale chain in Altamonte Springs, Fla., refuses to sell tabloids altogether since the death of Princess Diana, and 12-store Gelson's Markets, Encino, Calif., placed laminated cards in racks to hide tabloid covers.

"Gelson's Markets recognizes the sensitivity of the t

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