Supermarket stocks are on trial by securities analysts, and so far the verdict is guilty until proven innocent. Recently some analysts have been quicker to slash stock ratings on a number of food retail companies. At first glance that's not surprising given that a wide variety of retailers -- from booksellers to apparel merchants -- are being judged more harshly by the financial community. This follows from a decline in consumer confidence, troubled economy and heightened scrutiny of ...
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