TITLE

Supermarket cost cutting

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Packaging Magazine;1/06/2005, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that supermarkets in Great Britain want to recruit their suppliers to help cut costs across the supply chain. Statement by James Walton, of the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), on the increase in grocery selling prices and the cost base; Retailers' adaptation of factory gate pricing; Possibility that packaging companies will be asked by their customers to accept open book costing and factory gate pricing.
ACCESSION #
16435883

 

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