SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Price Chopper Supermarkets here has introduced its first Pet Mart, a pet store within a supermarket. The Pet Mart debut took place April 9, when the chain opened its 82,000-square-foot Westgate store. However, the official "leash-cutting" ceremony took place April 15.
Every dog -- or at least 20 of them -- had its day. There also was one renegade cat on hand for the opening festivities, which included a parade, according to Barbara Page, public relations manager.<