Supermarkets may be forced to re-evaluate their nonfood categories as sales erosion continues from food retailers and other traditional channels to the alternative players. The large dollar volume categories declined except for cold/allergy/sinus tablets, which was flat due primarily to the scrutiny given cold medications that contain ingredients used to make the illegal drug methamphetamine. On the plus side, categories gaining the most increased because of new entries, or because new ...
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