The numbers might forecast dismal sales, but mass merchants are clinging to the premise that, in this economy, people might drive less, trade down and, therefore, shop more mass retail doors.
“This type of economy does favor the local drugstores, and we are trying to offer more merchandise to take advantage of that,” said Lewis Drug’s chairman, Mark Griffin. He hopes to lure shoppers with beauty items including blockbuster kits and new fragrances.
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