SPECIAL INTEREST KEEPS ROLLING

Special-interest titles represent a small but steady part of many supermarkets' video programs.Wrestling is big right now, especially for rental, although the Tae Bo craze has peaked, retailers told SN. NASCAR and hunting tapes have a regional following. Fitness tapes provide a boost to January revenues, and when local sports teams do well, the sales of video highlights follow suit.Meanwhile, suppliers

Special-interest titles represent a small but steady part of many supermarkets' video programs.

Wrestling is big right now, especially for rental, although the Tae Bo craze has peaked, retailers told SN. NASCAR and hunting tapes have a regional following. Fitness tapes provide a boost to January revenues, and when local sports teams do well, the sales of video highlights follow suit.

Meanwhile, suppliers and savvy retailers are keeping an eye on what the new DVD format, w

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