BARRINGTON, Ill. — Conventional food retailers and branded manufacturers are at risk of losing more market share to nontraditional channels and to private label if they persist in passing along food-cost increases in an effort to build margins, according to an online presentation on Wednesday. "We're seeing a welcome embrace of inflation from both manufacturers and retailers," said Jim Hertel, managing partner at Willard Bishop LLC, based here. "We believe this could be detrimental for ...
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