WHERE'S THE LOVE?

Retailers are finding there's a little less love these days for traditional Valentine's Day chocolates. So, like ardent suitors, Center Store executives are adding diet-sensitive products and employing larger cross-merchandising themes in hopes of wooing their customers to buy at least a little something for their sweethearts.Admittedly, tying in boxed chocolates with items like wine, flowers or even

Retailers are finding there's a little less love these days for traditional Valentine's Day chocolates. So, like ardent suitors, Center Store executives are adding diet-sensitive products and employing larger cross-merchandising themes in hopes of wooing their customers to buy at least a little something for their sweethearts.

Admittedly, tying in boxed chocolates with items like wine, flowers or even strawberries has spelled moderate success for retailers in previous years. Yet, with

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