Eating away at the margins

January 2006
Progressive Grocer;1/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on non-traditional retail competitors of food retailers in the U.S. aside from Wal-Mart. The features of grocerants typified by eatZi are outlined. It offers information on the growth of direct marketing channels. The threat posed by television retailers, specialty retailers and institutional food service operators on the business of food retailers is explored.


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