WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Higher retail food prices would be the likely result if supermarkets stopped receiving slotting allowances from suppliers, according to a major retailer. However, slotting fees also threaten the viability of smaller players, countered a produce grower, packer and marketer. These charges were exchanged last week during a two-day workshop at the Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating slotting fees. The workshop was designed to help FTC officials figure out ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.