July 13, 1901. A retail company in London has just begun a large summer sale, a feature of which is many genuine and numerous reductions in the grocery department. This shows what is being done in certain quarters to attract customers. Grocers must keep their eyes open to the latest developments. An ordinary retailer may wonder whether he is called upon to follow suit. He should, however, avoid all forms of "cutting". He will do better to keep his customers together by constant personal attention to their particular requirements. {{COUNTERPOINT }}