Growth by the pound

Chanil, Debra; Major, Meg
June 2007
Progressive Grocer;6/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p22
Trade Publication
This article reports on the sales growth posted by the in-store deli market in 2006. According to a study by "Progressive Grocer," total deli sales rose by $650 million, to reach $16.06 billion in 2006, a 4.2 percent increase versus the previous year. Majority of survey respondents claim that they do not use formal category management tools in the operation of their delis. Rotisserie chicken topped the list of best-selling hot/prepared food deli items with 65 percent of respondents.


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