COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In the face of increasing pricing pressures, the food channel's same-store sales growth took a nosedive in 2002, falling to 0.4% from an average of 2% for the prior three-year period, according to the Food Channel Industry Outlook study, recently released by Retail Forward here. "That's an alarming statistic to see dip that low. For supermarket retailers to be able to turn that around will be a challenge," said Sandy Skrovan, vice president, Retail Forward, and author of ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.