While a few chains -- like Save Mart Supermarkets in Modesto, Calif.; Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester, N.Y. ; and Gooding's Supermarkets, Apopka, Fla. -- run comprehensive children's programs that encompass the fresh departments, most are woefully far behind when it comes to anything more than giving away cookies, industry observers told SN.
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"You can win brand loyalty through the kids. The best example of that is McDonald's. They have an absolute strangle