Competition for back-to-school spending is expected to be fierce, and grocery retailers are advised to make a statement to win sales
With the end of Fourth of July comes Back to School. This week, retailers around the country will begin clearing out summer merchandise in the seasonal aisle to make room for BTS displays. It's unclear though if pent-up consumer demand will surface. Or, if more items added to this year's school lists can result in retail sale surges to override last year's steep fall-off in spending. The average family's spend on BTS supplies fell 7.7% last year, according to the National Retail ...
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