Battery booster

Vavra, Bob
September 2002
Progressive Grocer;9/15/2002, Vol. 81 Issue 13, p66
Trade Publication
Provides information on the market performance of rechargeable batteries. Retail sales of rechargeable batteries according to ACNielsen data; Keys to successful merchandising; Advantage of the nickel metal hydride composite batteries; Factors driving the growth of the rechargeable segment.


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