PORTLAND, Ore. -- Fred Meyer Inc. here has completed the last installations of its Playland babysitting service centers for this year.
A Scappoose, Ore., unit, which celebrated its grand opening last month, became the latest new store to offer the service. Two other remodeled stores are slated to debut the service this month.
To date, 57 stores have the program as part of the store layout, said Rob Boley, a chain spokesman.
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