Happy food year

Dowdell, Stephen
January 2007
Progressive Grocer;1/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p3
Trade Publication
The article offers an outlook of the state of the retail industry, particularly the grocery trade, in the U.S. in 2007. Get ready for major reform in the produce supply chain, accompanied by some form of beefed-up oversight by the government--and/or a veritable firestorm if and when another foodborne illness outbreak hits the news. Less-than-stellar performance drove Wal-Mart to try some big shifts in positioning, and high-level additions to its marketing team to create a broader appeal beyond price.


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