August 2013
SN: Supermarket News;8/5/2013, Vol. 61 Issue 31/32, p27
The article reports on the increase of dollar sales of nonfood categories in supermarkets in the U.S. over 2012. It states the growth of cold/allergy/sinus category by 6.7% to $771 million due to higher pollen counts and increased prevalence of allergies. It also mentions the 6% growth attained by pet supply category to $744 million in supermarkets. It presents a category guide that features other nonfood categories experiencing growth which include vitamins, soap and diapers.


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