ORLANDO, Fla. -- Supermarket companies are building fewer new stores and are putting off undertaking major remodels, according to early results from a new study released at Food Marketing Institute's Retail Store Development Conference here last week. For the fourth year in a row, the proportion of newly constructed stores decreased, accounting for about 3% of all stores in 2003, according to FMI's "Facts About Store Development 2004" study, which will be available in late November. Store ...
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