Industry progressed in challenging year: report

April 2006
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in the U.S. dollar sales of consumer packaged goods (CPG) in 2005, according to Times & Trends report from Chicago, Illinois-based market data provider Information Resources, Inc. The study revealed that while industry growth was disappointing, trends across specific channels and categories were encouraging. The drug store channel enjoyed growth across nearly all departments, while the grocery channel grew dollar sales only slightly.


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