TITLE

Retailers vulnerable as consumers consolidate shopping: report

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;9/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at results of the ongoing tracking survey managed by Retail Forward in 2006. It suggest that retailers that are not among the top players in their respective channels are increasingly vulnerable to losing their share of shoppers as consumers narrow their store choice sets. According to the survey, increasing supercenter competition and rising gasoline prices have decreased the average numbers of discount stores and conventional supermarket retailers shopped by consumers in a four-week period.
ACCESSION #
22513028

 

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