August 2005

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-Targeting Tweens
and Teens
-A Look at
Limited Edition

   Special Reports   
Cover Story
- The Dollar Store Boom
Dollar stores are a red-hot channel for candy. Here’s a look at why and what’s ahead for this rising star in the retail landscape.

Special Report
- Capturing The Young And The Restless
Candy marketers will have to rely on new energy to successfully target the on-the-go, information-savvy, shopping-empowered tweens and teens of today.

One on One
- Q&A With Jim Conlan
We put the spotlight on a class candy man, the NCA chairman.

Expo Analysis
- Candyland’s Changing Terrain
All Candy Expo reveals shift of niche consumers to the forefront.

Trade Show Analysis
- Fancy Food Show
Here’s a peek at some of the
- Specialty Food Still Special

Category Insights
- Limited Editions Add Interest, Sales
Does limited edition candy have unlimited potential? The jury is still out, but so far, so good.

Trend Tracking
- What’s New With Candy Packaging
Here’s a close-up look at some of the ways creative candy purveyors are packaging their products.

- On Target!

- Where Chocoholics Congregate; Sweet New Shops Now Open

Product Update
- All Candy Expo

The Last Word
- It’s Nice To Be Back, But The Neighborhood Sure Has Changed

Advertiser Index
- Index