An explosion of merger-related activity has left an indelible mark on food retailing in 1999. Consolidation is the topic of the day in board rooms and chat rooms, for wholesalers and retailers, for competitors and trading partners. The size and scope of the deals reached new levels in the past year and the effect on the industry is becoming clearer. So is the notion that the consolidation wave will continue, rolling over smaller players as it moves forward. But forming major industry ...

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 a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

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.

Already registered? here.