Flexing some muscle

Chanil, Debra; Major, Meg
February 2007
Progressive Grocer;2/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p48
Trade Publication
The article presents information on a survey conducted on key challenges, performance and demand trends in retail meat departments in the U.S. A significant number of retail respondents, 21.2%, reported less-than-stellar profits during 2006. In a breakdown of same-store meat sales for 2006, 72.8% of retailers anticipated increases, while 13.6% of survey participants saw decreases with comparable-meat-department sales, followed by the same percentage of respondents reporting static same-store sales.


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