What are the most important nonfood product categories now being sold in supermarkets, and what fate is being dealt those categories as consumers decide whether to buy them in the supermarket or elsewhere? cular order): housewares, greeting cards, pet supplies, batteries and film. Sales trends that pertain to these categories in supermarket commerce aren't overly auspicious; the fact is these categories are under extreme pressure from other channels of trade, notably mass merchants, as has ...

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