Supermarket 2012 Sales Lagged Inflation: Report

Hamstra, Mark
May 2013
Supermarket News Expert Blog;5/21/2013, p2
Blog Entry
The article focuses on The Food Retailing Financial and Business Review 2013 report from the Food Marketing Institute which showed that sixty percent of food retailers surveyed said they had higher customer counts in 2012.


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