TITLE

Sales versus profits

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Tom
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;5/1/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the merger of supermarkets in the U.S. Problems facing big supermarkets; Companies involved in accounting scandals.
ACCESSION #
9769451

 

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