GROCERS LOCK AWAY WHITESTRIPS TO DETER THIEVES IN SEARCH OF BETTER SMILES

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Retailers have discovered that the high price tag on Procter & Gamble's Crest Whitestrips is like a double-edged sword: While the teeth-whitening strips give retailers the opportunity to display a high-priced, new oral care product, the price tag also gives them reason to worry about shrink.Steve Barbieri, health and beauty care manager at a Price Chopper store here, said, "We go

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Retailers have discovered that the high price tag on Procter & Gamble's Crest Whitestrips is like a double-edged sword: While the teeth-whitening strips give retailers the opportunity to display a high-priced, new oral care product, the price tag also gives them reason to worry about shrink.

Steve Barbieri, health and beauty care manager at a Price Chopper store here, said, "We go through a reasonable amount of them each week, but anything with a high-ticket pri

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