Catch as catch can

Chanil, Debra; Major, Meg
March 2007
Progressive Grocer;3/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p48
Trade Publication
This article provides information on the 2007 Seafood Operations Review, a study conducted by the periodical to look at the performance of seafood departments in grocery stores and supermarkets in the U.S. in 2006. Among the retail executives surveyed for the 2007 study, about 46% project seafood department sales gains for 2006. 36% of survey participants report higher profits for 2006, 48% say profits remained unchanged and 16% say profits decreased during 2006. Retailers consider shrimp as the fastest-growing category. INSET: Surf's up.


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