April 2009
Chain Store Age;Apr2009, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
The article introduces reports on various cost-cutting strategies adopted by chain stores in response to the financial crisis and the decline in consumer spending. The main areas of coverage include operations, technology, store development, facilities management and real estate. Many of the suggestions are targeted not only at reducing waste, but also at putting retailers in the best possible position to thrive and expand when the economy turns around.


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