TITLE

Heading downtown

AUTHOR(S)
Tortola, Jane Olszeski
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;3/1/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges as well as the opportunities of operating stores in America's densely populated cities. Industry experts say that when competing in the inner cities, where, next to shelter, food is the consumer's greatest expense, what is most important for an independent is strategy. That strategy must take into account logistics, work force development, community interaction, store security, and other variables.
ACCESSION #
31610957

 

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