RENTAL RISES IN SEATTLE SUPERMARKETS

SEATTLE -- Supermarket video rental programs in the Pacific Northwest are still growing after all these years. Seattle and the surrounding area has long been a stronghold of supermarket video. Now as chains consolidate, grow and remodel, rental departments are an expected component of the product and service mix. Among the big hitters, only the huge combination stores of Fred Meyer Inc., Portland,

SEATTLE -- Supermarket video rental programs in the Pacific Northwest are still growing after all these years. Seattle and the surrounding area has long been a stronghold of supermarket video. Now as chains consolidate, grow and remodel, rental departments are an expected component of the product and service mix. Among the big hitters, only the huge combination stores of Fred Meyer Inc., Portland, Ore., do not have video rental. Nearly all the stores of the Safeway and Albertson's divisions h

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