LONDON -- The euro will be a boon for both European retailers and consumers, according to Richard Fedigan, chief executive officer of the Paris-based CIES, The Food Business Forum. In an interview last week with SN, Fedigan said the euro -- which goes into circulation on Jan. 1 -- will foster competition among retailers, encourage better service and create economies of scale that will mean savings for retailers and consumers. The 12 euro-currency countries include Austria, Belgium, ...

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