The new face of change

Weir, Tom
September 2003
Progressive Grocer;9/1/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p3
Trade Publication
Discusses changes in the supermarket business in the U.S., as of September 2003. Speculations on the Efficient Consumer Response initiative; Impact of mergers among supermarkets on consumers; Reason behind concerns over the obesity epidemic in the country; Role of fast-food restaurants in the increased rate of obesity in children.


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