IN A PINCH

The big-volume health and beauty care products are being squeezed in increments at grocery stores.Although it's not great news for supermarkets, things could be worse, especially when compared with the market-share erosion in the drug channel of the mass market. Supermarket retailers saw their share of the pie shrink in six of the top 10 dollar-volume HBC categories in the grocery channel in 1996.Market

The big-volume health and beauty care products are being squeezed in increments at grocery stores.

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