BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn supermarket chain is trying to makecustomers' mouths water by enticing them with smells.
NetCost Market, which has storesin Brooklyn and Staten Island, has installed devices thatpump in scents like "Smoky Bacon" and "Lindt Chocolate" attheir Sheepshead Bay location. The supermarket installed the devices in hopes the alluring aroma would get people to spend more on food.
The machines are from a company called ScentAir based out of North Carolina. The merchandise coordinator for the store says sales have increased so much they plan to intsall the devices in all the NetCost locations.