For fresh food departments, 2008 was a year defined by price spikes, country-of-origin labeling and two major recalls
It's been a challenging year for fresh food departments. Prices for several major categories — including eggs, dairy products and baked goods — endured significant spikes, just as a deepening recession and rising fuel prices were forcing many shoppers to budget more carefully. Last week, in SN's annual Strategic Planner, Fresh Market took a look at how perishables departments are responding to some of the challenges that are emerging in this environment. This week, we take a look back at a ...
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