COMPTON, Calif. -- Ralphs Grocery Co. here promoted what it called its "wide selection" of pears in a full-page, full-color advertisement.
rom a Wide Selection," read a smaller headline.
The item-price feature of the promotion was 3 pounds of Bartletts for $1.
Besides the Bartletts, Bosc pears retailed for 39 cents a pound, and five more-exotic varieties were 59 cents per pound for the promotion.
The full-color ad included illustrations and descriptions of