'Tis the season of the munchies . . . fa la la.
It's not hard getting retailers to sing the praises of salty snacks, and the chorus is particularly strident during the holidays.
With tortilla chips still smoking along at an impressive clip, pretzels still riding the good-for-you wave and potato chips holding their own, salty snacks are primed for a big promotional season.
"Salty snacks are definitely one of our most profitable segments," said Jeff Savage, a grocer