Seismic shifts

McTaggart, Jenny; Chanil, Debra
April 2007
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p20
Trade Publication
The article deals with changes in the U.S. grocery industry and its impact on the economy, shopping patterns, store operations, as well as financial performance. According to the Food Institute, real growth was posted in 2006 at 1.82 percent. On the competitive front, grocers claim they are focused on differentiation and improving the in-store experience more than ever before. One crucial factor that threatens to tip the profitability scale is concern about the food supply.


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