Half baked

Chanil, Debra; Major, Meg
June 2007
Progressive Grocer;6/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p23
Trade Publication
The article deals with the 2007 national survey conducted by "Progressive Grocer" on in-store bakery operations. With the total number of bakeries pegged at 24,075, slightly fewer than in 2005, average weekly sales rose an average of $173 more per store, while reported gross margins declined from 49.6 percent in 2005 to 47.6 in 2006. New to this year's study was an inquiry about retail bakery operations' use of category management.


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