Despite some faint glimpses of economic recovery, shoppers overall remain frugal, and their attitudes are reflected in the extensive product-sales data from Chicago-based SymphonyIRI Group presented on the following pages. In nonfood, for example, shoppers seemed to shun many discretionary purchases at supermarkets and may have shopped alternative formats to restock items like cleaning supplies and batteries. Some health-related categories, however, such as vitamins, continued to see ...

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