Hurt by high interest rates and low inflation, food distributors around the nation see the costs of doing business as the biggest obstacle to profitability facing the industry and their own companies in 1995, according to an SN survey. While a variety of operators expressed concerns about the lack of qualified employees, growing supercenter competition and overregulation, it is the challenge of coping with escalating costs that appears to be causing the most anxiety for retailers and ...

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