Holiday-dinner sales are expected to climb again this year as satisfied customers come back and retailers turn up the heat under product quality.
Without exception, the deli executives SN interviewed said they expect substantial -- even double-digit -- increases in sales of Thanksgiving dinners.
Retailers are picking from a cornucopia of proactive ideas to assure that the sales increases roll in. The ideas include:
Going back to scratch-cooked meals, or at least scratc