WALGREENS TESTS MORE PREPARED FOODS

CHICAGO -- Making another foray into fresh-foods merchandising, Walgreens has rolled out a limited assortment of wrapped sandwiches, salads and baked goods at select stores in this market.The products, which the company promotes as fresh, healthy and low-fat, are merchandised prominently in freestanding, three-shelf coolers at the front end of the stores, a local industry observer told SN. The coolers

CHICAGO -- Making another foray into fresh-foods merchandising, Walgreens has rolled out a limited assortment of wrapped sandwiches, salads and baked goods at select stores in this market.

The products, which the company promotes as fresh, healthy and low-fat, are merchandised prominently in freestanding, three-shelf coolers at the front end of the stores, a local industry observer told SN. The coolers are stocked with about 10 to 15 products, including sandwiches, as well as fruit an

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