Force of nature

Longo, Don
January 2006
Progressive Grocer;1/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p67
Trade Publication
The article examines the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the grocery industry of the U.S. The total number of mass, food, drug and club stores damaged by the storm is stated. The implications of higher energy prices for retailers are explored. It discusses the product shortages and shipping problems for grocers caused by Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Rita. INSET: Post-disaster predictions.


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